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Philips GoGear SA2840

alaTest has collected and analyzed 160 reviews of Philips GoGear SA2840. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and design. The sound and price are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity.

usability, price, sound, design, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA2840 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA2840 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the sound and portability. The performance and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, performance, portability, sound

68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear SA2840 4Gb MP3 PlayerPhilips GoGear SA2840 4Gb MP3 Player

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

Philips GoGear SA2840/02 - 4GB


This Philips GoGear mp3 player uses a familiar control system and won't break the bank.

The second reason that the clickable screen is such a fine concept is that it allows the manufacturer to make the most of the space available, and on a small player such as the GoGear SA2840 that's a crucial factor. It should allow the screen to occupy...

Feb, 2011

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simple to use player


1. Reasonable 4GB solid storage 2. Nice shiny black outlook 3. Very simple and bright OLED screen 4. Outstanding sound quality 5. Headphones are so comfortable to fin in-ears and noice cancelletion is not bad.. 6. Long battery life(I have got at least...

great design and sound

the battery life

Jan, 2009

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a cool mp3 player


A cool product to hang out with.ithas an eye catching metallic finishing .it attracts every one with its beautiful black and white has excellent and good quality digital audio .further it also has a built in fm radio and voice recorder...

high sound quality and low price

sensitive to finger prints

Dec, 2008

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Philips GoGear SA2840 4 GB: Another compact success


When looking at the SA2840 from a distance, it is hard to be certain whether it is really an MP3 player. Due to its zen styling, with minimal buttons protruding out of the player, giving it an elegant/clean style. Being rather compact and slim, it only...

User friendly, good battery stamina, lightweight

Start up delay

Jul, 2009

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Apple iPod classic 80 GB: I take it everywhere


I own this ipod, only in the silver version and it has given me a good deal of service for a long time now. I think there are lots of things about this ipod which make it something that I don't tend to leave the house without. Starting with the shape,...

Nice to hold, great music, great battery

Not the newest model

Jun, 2009

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ipod 80gb


this is my second 80gb classic ipod, unfortunatly I drowned my first. I went about a week without one and folded. 80gb is more than enough to fit in most peoples music taste. I have approx 7000 songs and I'm nowhere near filling half of the memory....

huge amount of memory

easily scratched

Jun, 2009

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Apple iPod classic 80 GB: Ipod Classic for any music fanatic


The ultimate music accesory for any music fanatic. I brought an Ipod Classic 80gb in Black about 3 years ago, I brought it because my ipod nano just couldn't hold the amount of music i wanted. The Classic comes with 80gb of memory for storing music,...

Nice design, storage space, sound quality

not touch screen

Jun, 2009

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Cant get much better


80GB Seriously, who is going to need that! Firstly an 80GB hard drive is way to big. Unless you have a very large music collection i would suggest going for something a bit smaller. Positives- The firmware works and looks great, its easy to use just...

Simple, large memory

Itunes is too slow, small screen

Jun, 2009

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Philips GoGear SA2840 4 GB: Phillips drives the screw


Introduction** I had been looking for a new mp3 player to replace my 20GB Acer which broke. Whilst looking for a new player I did not want to spend too much as I knew that I wanted to buy an Ipod in a few months time so this was basically just a stop...

Good sound, ease of use

Slightly low volume

Jun, 2009

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Apple iPod classic 80 GB: A Real Classic


The 80gb Classic is my second Ipod, the first being a 2nd generation Nano. I had been wanting an Ipod with larger memory for many years and the Classic gave me an affortable opportunity. I managed to get the 80gb version for £130 online which seemed...

Good sound quality, menus and loads of storage

Lack of material available at Itunes store

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications


Equalizer: Yes
Frequency range:80 - 18000
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80
WMA bit rates:5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz


Backlight: Yes
Display number of lines:4
Display Resolution:128 x 64

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

Other Features

Audio recording formats:WAV
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes


FM radio: No

Record Modes

Voice recording: Yes


Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:4

Weight & Dimensions