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Philips PMC7230

Philips PMC7230
alaScore 77

66 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Philips PMC7230. 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. Views about the sound and price are generally positive. The size and performance are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the storage.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips PMC7230 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips PMC7230

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 user reviews of Philips PMC7230 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Comments about the sound and portability are overall positive. The price and size are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the performance.

usability, size, price, portability, sound

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips Portable Media Player, 30 gig, MP3/WMA and Video Movie PlayerPhilips Portable Media Player, 30 gig, MP3/WMA and Video Movie Player

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Tim Kridel (laptopmag.com)

Philips PMC7230

 

This boxy player has great controls and a recording feature but isn't quite ready for prime time.

Fast processor • Bright, vivid display • Zoom/enhance for viewing image attachments • Long battery life

Extra apps required for attachment editing • IM clients are not preloaded

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: J. Walker Clarke (audioholics.com)

Philips PMC7230 Portable Media Center Review

 

The portable audio/video device market is flooded with choices. Take a walk through any big electronics retailer and you will find everything from tiny flash-based MP3 players to mini-laptop sized

I can totally see this being a decent alternative to one of those large portable LCD DVD player combos if you can handle the smaller screen, because in comparison to a portable such as the Creative Zen V Plus, the screen seems huge. So it falls...

May, 2007
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Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Philips PMC 7230 Review

 

Designed to integrate directly with Windows Media Center the Philips PMC 7230 is a stylish device that just doesn't stand a chance against the competition.

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Philips PMC7230/17 30GB

 

Consumer review by: amantonas (epinions.com)

Philips PMC7230 (30 GB, 7500 Songs) Digital Media Player

 

Just the right size, 30gb, built in speaker, Direct from source recording, Large screen

Syncs with Windows media player, Can't record from copy protected sources

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: amantonas (epinions.com)

Feels Great in Your Hand

 

Opening This is one of the best mp3 players I have ever held in my hand. It just fits. You have 2 directional pads; one to navigate through menus and one for multimedia options like fast forward, rewind, play/pause, and volume up/down. Opening the ...

Just the right size, 30gb, built in speaker, Direct from source recording, Large screen

Syncs with Windows media player, Can't record from copy protected sources

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications

The total entertainment experience is now in the palm of consumers' hands, thanks to amazing Portable Media Center PMC7230. This revolutionary gadget provides entertainment freedom with the ability to download recorded TV shows from a VCR, DVDR or DVR. It's a portable DVR and MP3 player in one ready-to-go package. More versatile than an MP3 player or portable DVD player, the PMC7230 has the ability to play recorded TV, movies, music and digital photos. Users can conveniently access up to 15000 audio tracks, five hours of video or 8400 images downloaded from the PC or recorded from the TV. Or choose to purchase or rent the player's content from a growing number of PlaysForSure services. By simply setting the timer, the PMC7230 records selected TV shows in high-quality MPEG 4 format. Enjoy up to five hours of video playtime or crank the latest music for up to 18 hours. The player's 3.5-inch LCD screen boasts crystal-clear quality from a world leader in displays. The Portable Media Center synchronizes instantly with Windows XP. It's a breeze. Philips also makes downloading and recording effortless through high-speed USB and TV connections.

Battery

Rechargeable Battery:Rechargeable

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:MP3 / WMA

Digital Multimedia Devices

Autonomous Use: Yes
Device Type:Portable media center
Key Features:Digital audio player / Digital audio recorder / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player / External HDD function / Video capture from external source
PC Interfaces:USB
TV Standards Supported:NTSC / PAL

Digital Storage

Capacity:30GB
HDD Capacity:30GB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:4.2in
Weight:8.3oz
Width:3.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Type (JK):LCD
Output Type:Color

Header

Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:PMC7230
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips Portable Media Center

Miscellaneous

Compatibility:PlaysForSure Audio

Motion Video

Video Capture Formats:MPEG-4 SP
Video Playback Formats:AVI / MPEG-4 / MPEG-4 SP / WMV/MPEG-4 / MPEG-4 SP / WMV

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:JPEG
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