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Philips Key 015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Philips Key 015. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the performance and design are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the headphones and price.

battery, usability, portability, design, performance

price, headphones

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips Key 015 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips Key 015


alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Philips Key 015 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the sound and reliability. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the headphones.

portability, usability, battery, reliability, sound


50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips Key015 - 512MB Wearable Digital Audio MP3 PlayerPhilips Key015 - 512MB Wearable Digital Audio MP3 Player

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Good kit but breaks too easily


I had this Philips Key015 512MB MP3 player bought for me - a complete computer illiterate - and found it very easy to use. Once pr...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (

Disgraceful customer service


Headphones break within 9 months. i have also experienced in line remote faults. Philips customer care is DREADFUL. Their web s...

May, 2006

Consumer review (

Ignore the fake reviews, buy this now!!


I bought this Philips Key015 512MB MP3 player last year before going on holiday, I opened the box and plugged the player into the ...

Apr, 2005

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.08
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):1
WMA bit rates:5 - 192
WMA sample rates:8 - 48


Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No


Color of product:Black, Green
Housing material:Magnesium


Backlight color:Blue
Display number of lines:2
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery performance:200
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:6
Cylindrical battery size:AAA
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Other Features

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.46 x 1.06 x 0.63
I/O ports:Headphone 3.5 mm, USB 1.1\n
Minimum hard disk space:50
Power Requirements:Li-polymer 200 mAh battery
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Musicmatch jukebox software\n
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:1.97
Package height:5.91
Package type:D-box
Package width:5.91
Packaging type:D-box



Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 1.1


Battery Capacity:200
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:6
Cylindrical battery size:AAA
Number of batteries supported:1


FM radio: No
Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Record Modes

Voice recording: No


Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):135
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:0.512

System Requirements

Minimum processor:Pentium MMX
Minimum processor speed:166
Minimum RAM:96
Minimum system requirements:Sound card\nWindows 98/SE/ME/2000/XP\nMac OS 9.2, 10.2.6 or higher\nCD-ROM drive\n
Optical drive required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 98SE, Windows ME, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Weight & Dimensions