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Philips GoGear Spark SA2940

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940
alaScore 80

268 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 268 reviews of Philips GoGear Spark SA2940. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, sound, price, performance, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear Spark SA2940 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 user reviews of Philips GoGear Spark SA2940 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and sound also get good feedback, but many are negative about the reliability.

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94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear Spark SA2940/02 4GB Colour Display 1.5" MP3 PlayerPhilips GoGear Spark SA2940/02 4GB Colour Display 1.5" MP3 Player

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Stuart Andrews (

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940


Is this the cheap, portable player to knock the Sansa Clip from its bargain-basement pedestal?

might be smaller, but the Spark wins on usability, and it's great to see that many of the little features you wish were supported by other players - on-the-fly playlist additions, the ability to change sound settings from within a song - are present...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Techworld (

Philips GoGear Spark 4GB review


The Philips GoGear Spark is principally let down by an occasionally confusing navigation system. But it is very portable and attractive, and temptingly priced for an MP3 player that includes a colour screen.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Alun Taylor (

Philips GoGear Spark SA2940


If you can live with the limited file support then the Spark is one of the best small, cheap MP3 players on the market.

The Spark is Philips most convincing portable music player for quite some time. The sound is above par for the price bracket, the battery life is excellent and the device itself is easy and pleasant to use. If you're looking for a decent MP3 player for...

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: No


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:OLED Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Memory Card Slot: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player
Video Playback: No

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: No
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: No
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: No
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: No

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Polymer
Replaceable Battery: No