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Philips GoGear Spark SA2985

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Philips GoGear Spark SA2985. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the durability and price are generally positive. The battery and design also get good feedback. There are mixed opinions on the portability and usability, and some have doubts about the headphones and storage.

sound, design, battery, price, durability

reliability, storage, headphones

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear Spark SA2985 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: nightcrawler (

mp3 player with extra long battery life.


A bite-size MP3 player from Philips with an affordable price ($49 for 2GB or $59 for 4GB), well-rounded features, and a unique design. If you're looking for a small MP3 player that won't break the bank, the Spark is hard to beat. Ever since Apple...

6 company built equalizers, high battery life(27 hours)

Design not good enough

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: ruichun (

Philips GoGear Spark Review


The Philips GoGear Spark is a tiny MP3 player with an affordable price, well-rounded features and a unique design. If you're looking for a small MP3 player that won't break the bank, the Spark is hard to beat. The Spark is available in a 2GB version...

Impressive colour screen ; many features packed into a tiny package

Light on format support ; voice recordings are noisy ; meagre storage capacity

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Anotherworld18 (

"Philips GoGear Spark SA2985 8 GB" - Born With Style


One of world class product's. Philips might not be known for their quality but with product's like these they are truly showing their hard work Spark SA 2985 is built to fulfill all the need's which any music listener would want. It support's format...


Included headphone's quality is not soo good

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: (

Wharfedale FM6709 4GB: Excessive use kills it


I bought this media player a couple of years ago as the price was good and I thought my old one was broken. I had a Sansa before, have since discovered the micro sd card was the cause of the Sansa's malfunction and tend to use it more than this one as...

Battery life was more than adequate

Bog standard headphones didn't provide sound quality & ; sudden unprovoked death

Mar, 2010

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great for good radio reception, although lacking RDS

Aug, 2009

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When my old fav Shiro MP3 player aged last month. I began to search for another QUALITY replacement. After having auditioned some hot brands and models,such as Ipod, Sony. All r back with Disappointments and Doubts.Being an audiophile for almost 20...

Jul, 2009

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Product Specifications

Philips GoGear Spark digital audio video player makes it hip to be square. Album art makes the player glow while your songs are empowered by Philips patented FullSound technology. Show off your player with your photos as the screensaver.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Photo playback / Radio / Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio


Run Time (Up To):27hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ADPCM / MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:8GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear Spark

MD System

Type: None

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:FullSound


Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None