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Philips PSA242

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Philips PSA242. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Opinions about the size and memory are overall positive. The durability and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the battery and price.

usability, durability, memory, size

connectivity, price, battery

On average, users rate this product 56/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Philips PSA242 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the memory. The durability is also appreciated, but there are some critical opinions about the battery and connectivity.

usability, durability, memory

price, connectivity, battery

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

This summary is based on the products: Philips PSA242 Solid State 1 GB Sport MP3 PlayerPhilips PSA242 Solid State 1 GB Sport MP3 Player

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

Spend some time learning how to use it


Huge capacity for small device.


Jan, 2007

Consumer review (

Doesn't work as good as it looks


Good looks, talking stop watch

Synchronization is difficult, does total reset or displays error for unknown reason. The drivers are for Windows XP only, doesn't work with W2K. Have to remove the back cover just to plug in the sync cable

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (

It is a good MP3 player


It is a nice-looking MP3 player.

USB 2.0 ; AAA batery


Oct, 2006

Product Specifications

For those who work hard and play harder, the PSA242 with FM radio packs 500 songs into a round and robust design that's simple-to-operate. Enjoy your favorite workout music - 100% skip-free. Add more songs via the mini SD card slot.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Over-the-ear

Audio System

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

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

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

MD System

Type: None


Preset Station Qty:10
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None