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Philips Nike PSA Play 256 Max

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the value for money and portability are overall positive. The sound and design also get good views, but there are some less positive views about the memory.

usability, design, sound, portability, value for money


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips Nike PSA Play 256 Max is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Philips Nike PSA Play 256 Max


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Philips Nike PSA Play 256 Max from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on

usability, portability, battery, size, value for money

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: PHILIPS NIKE ACT-216 psa[256max Jordan Limited Edition MP3 Digital Audio Player

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Wow, what a rip.


This product definetly let me down. I purchased it with such hight expectations and was very dissapointed. I would think twice before investing like I did. Make sure you do your research and know how it works. i found it very hard to opperate. however...

easy to carry

hard to opperate

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Quick review of Philips Nike Psa256max Jordan Limited Edition 256 MB


woooow ... .... nice mp3 player...... your review about this is very helpfull for me thank you very much for the review you made.....


Consumer review by:

Philips Nike MP3 player


Digital audio, it features state-of-the-art Philips electronics for true audiophile sound on the move. Wherever life's travels may take you, let this be your soundtrack. PC interface(s) supported: USB. Digital player signal-to-noise ratio: 80.0 dB....

Battery level indication , SDMI compliant , Digital volume control


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MP3 player adequate, but customer service the worst ever!


Sounded OK

Customer service is the worst I've ever experienced!

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Will not work with WMAs!!!


Good size and weight. Easy to load and use. Good sounding headphones.

Will not work with WMAs as it says!! Somewhat short battery life.

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Great Buy


Lightweight,easy to use

None yet

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Perfect for the gym rat in your life . . .


Small, functional, no frills, very nicely styled.

No frills, buttons are a little small.

Expert review by:

Philips Nike psa[256max


The Philips Nike psa[256max is based on last year's design, but the new model features some important updates, including 256MB of internal memory and improved headphones.

Compact design ; Improved headphones ; Water-resistant design

No remote control yet

To turn the unit on and off, you hold down the play/pause button; power-up is quick though not instantaneous. The psa[256max has a decent signal-to-noise ratio of 80dB, and the audio quality and the loudness satisfied us once we'd found the right...

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Philips Nike psa[256max


This 256MB flash-based player is a solid choice for casual and serious athletes.


Product Specifications

The Jordan Limited Edition MP3 player is designed for all those for whom sport and style are synonymous. Both are mere extensions of your identity, while this becomes an extension of your body. Offering a unique combination of sport and style that's perfectly suited for the world of Jordan, the Jordan Limited Edition is intuitively designed with no-look buttons and smart cord management to provide skip-free performance. The ultimate in portable digital audio, it features state-of-the-art Philips electronics for true audiophile sound on the move. Wherever life's travels may take you, let this be your soundtrack.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:4 bands
Equalizer Type:Digital graphic

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Country Kits:North America
Model:Psa256max/Psa256max Jordan Limited Edition
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips Nike

MD System

Type: None

Remote Control

Type: None