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Philips PSA 250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Philips PSA 250. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and size are overall positive. The durability and design are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the price.

usability, design, durability, size, portability

On average, users rate this product 67/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Philips PSA 250 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the sound and portability. The size and durability also get good reviews, but reviews are divided on the price.

usability, durability, size, portability, sound

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

This summary is based on the products: PSA250 Philips Nike 512MB MP3 PlayerPSA250 Philips Nike 512MB MP3 Player

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Piece of Junk!


The headphones are nice but they can be bought for about $10

See above.

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (

Do Not Buy Under Any Circumstance.


waist belt

no arm belt, terrible software, terrible design, FM tuner takes forever

Dec, 2004

Product Specifications

Designed with athlete insights and technology innovations the product can be worn securely on the arm. Pure solid-state means no moving parts for 100% skip free sport audio. Automatic tuning with 10 station presets onboard, you'll never run out of new music to inspire your daily workouts. Essential for walk/run training programs, the stop watch can be used to increase your performance. State-of-the-art illumination technology strobe light that enhances being seen in low light conditions. The product's design is compact and features a soft touch keypad, co-molded rubber and high-impact plastic housing and electro-plated shell for sport-tested protection and durability. PRODUCT FEATURES: 512MB built-in memory; Plays MP3, Windows media formatted content and future formats; FM radio with 10 presets; Remote control waist belt; Dedicated stopwatch; Strobe light for low light conditions; Backlit LCD display; 4 EQ presets and Dynamic Bass Boost; Up to 12 hours of playback time; 1-hour rapid [4 hours full] battery recharging time; Audio manager software included.


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:4
Equalizer modes:Funk, Hip hop, Rock, Techno
Frequency range:20 - 20000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
RMS rated power:2
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
WMA bit rates:32 - 192

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Radio
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass Boost (DBB)
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio


Run Time (Up To):12hour(s)


Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Color of product:Black
Volume Control:Digital

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight: Yes
Backlight color:White
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery performance:600
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:10 / 12
Rechargeable: Yes


Equalizer: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA

Flash Memory

Installed Size:512MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips/Philips Nike MP3MAX


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Case or master carton quantity:3
Channels quantity:10
Compatible operating systems:Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Dimensions (WxDxH):2.8 x 2.8 x 1.04
File type:MP3, WMA
I/O ports:Headphone out(3.5mm)\nUSB jack(5-pin)
Lead-free soldered product: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:1 / 1000
Output Power:2 x 5 mW
Transmission frequency range:87.5

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Armband: Yes
Bundled software:DMM / Musicmatch Jukebox\nPhilips Media Manager
Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:7.56
Package height:3.74
Package type:D-box
Package width:7.56
Packaging type:D-box



Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Line-out: Yes
Line-out connectivity:3.5


Battery Capacity:600
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:10 / 12


FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Preset Station Qty:10
Preset stations quantity:10
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Voice recording: No


Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):130
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:0.512 / 512

System Requirements

Minimum processor speed:300
Minimum RAM:256
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 98SE, Windows ME, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.00247 / 2.47