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Philips SA1100/02

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the performance and size are generally positive. The sound and design are also appreciated, but the memory and portability get negative reviews.

usability, design, sound, size, performance

battery, portability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips SA1100/02 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Philips SA1100/02


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Philips SA1100/02 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on


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

This summary is based on the product: Philips SA1100/37 512 MB Flash MP3 Player (Silver)

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this product sucks it lasted me 6 months


it only lasted me 6 months.horrible was really if u travel on da train or da bus dont but it.and it only holds up 104 sogs and i had to erase lots of songs for that.and at one point thee headphone jack didint wanna work.

Sleek/Compact, This product was horrible

Poor Sound Quality, Screen Breaks Easily

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This product is good in ...


This product is good in the beginning but after a while it started to eat my batteries like it was at an all you can eat buffet. if you buy this, make sure you get the 2 year replacement plan, its worth it.


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its cost less than any ...


its cost less than any other place.They work frend has 3 of them and they all work extreamly good.

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It lasted from my ...


It lasted from my birthday,Nov-March.Then it completelly died on me. I am not very happy

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This item is so great ...


This item is so great that I bought two. One for my son and husband. I intend on getting myslef one as well as the attatchment for the car.. My husband is an avid music person and he told me this is the best quality MP3 player that he has tried yet.

Durable, Easy to use, Good sound quality, Good Value

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Very dissapointing. ...


Very dissapointing. Lasted for only 1 month after that, it stopped working, even though it had new batteries.

Good sound quality

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Philips GoGear SA1100


The Philips GoGear SA1100 is a very basic MP3 player with 512MB of built-in Flash memory and a USB 2.0 interface. It is compact, lightweight and would...

Folder skip, Good sound quality, Easy to use, Plug and Play

AAA battery powered

The 512MB GoGear looks, functions and performs like a generic USB Flash memory MP3 player and at this price that is all you should expect.

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Philips GoGear SA1100 512 MB: Great little peice of technology


Bought this at a cheap price in argos, was used in between trips of going to /from college. Found the software on the mp3 player pretty easy to manage, simply plugged into my pc and off it went without me having to even lift a finger. The sound that...

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Philips Gogear SA1100 512 MB : Music on the go


My review is based on my opinions and thoughts as a learner of technology which I hope will help other people similar to myself. I have wanted an ipod or mp3 player for a while but have never understood what they do and how they work. Two weeks ago...


Product Specifications

Enjoy your MP3 and WMA music on the go with the Philips 512MB SA1100. Speedily transfer music and data via direct USB2.0. Enjoy your music your way with four equalizer presets and listen to music all day long on an AAA battery.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

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


Run Time (Up To):8hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ADPCM / MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:512MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear