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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of PHILIPS SA 4000. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and design. The sound and usability also get good opinions. Comments are divided on the durability. Some have doubts about the reliability and price.

usability, sound, design, battery

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the PHILIPS SA 4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of PHILIPS SA 4000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on There are some mixed reviews about the usability, whereas there are some negative opinions about the reliability.


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

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA9100/05 Flash audio playerPhilips SA9100/05 Flash audio player

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Donald Bell (

Philips SA4000 review:


Design The Philips GoGear SA4000 series player feels good to hold. The curved construction shows that someone at Philips put some serious thought into designing a player that would be comfortable to grip while jogging. While the body is entirely...

The Philips GoGear SA4010 (1GB) and SA4020 (2GB) are stylish, budget MP3 players that fit comfortably in your fist and support Windows Media Player Plays for Sure and WMA DRM10 subscription content.

The GoGear's monochrome screen is hard to read, and the player lacks competitive features such as FM tuner/recorder, line-in recording, custom EQ, and voice recording-quality settings.

Though the Philips GoGear SA4010 and SA4020 cost $10 to $20 less than their competition, they sacrifice valuable functionality. For those with razor-sharp budgets, this Philips GoGear SA4000 series delivers decent design and basic functions, but...

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications

Chic, dependable and ultra-intuitive. The 1GB GoGear SA9100 lets you effortlessly enjoy your world of MP3 and WMA music and view photos, thanks to Sensory Touchpad Superscroll. PlaysForSure ensures your GoGear works with your Windows XP PC. PRODUCT FEATURES: Enjoy MP3 and WMA playback; 1GB to store up to 500 songs or 280 photos; Enjoy up to 14-hour music playtime; Sleek and sturdy, for superior pocketability; Intuitive control with backlit touch sensitive keys; Enjoy playback control and browsing - at the same time; Sensory Touchpad SuperScroll for fast music navigation; 1.7" color screen for easy navigation and photo viewing; Synchronize your collection easily with Windows Media Player.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Photo playback/Voice recorder
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player/Digital player / Digital voice recorder
Sound Effects:SRS WOW
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player


Run Time (Up To):10hour(s)/14hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ADPCM / MP3 / WAV / WMA/MP3 / Protected WMA (DRM) / WAV / WMA/MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display number of colours:Monochrome


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1GB/512MB


Country Kits:United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips/Philips GoGear

Remote Control

Type: None