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Philips GoGear SA2820

alaTest has collected and analyzed 196 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and portability. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA2820 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Philips SA2820 review


Despite its three-star rating, the Philips has much to commend it – stylish looks, ease of use and dinky dimensions. But the sound quality is poor

Small and cute ; nicely finished ; clever interface ; a lot of memory for the size and price

Sounds grim with the supplied headphones and not much better with an upgrade

An object lesson in packaging and ergonomics, but sound lets the Philips down

Dec, 2008

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Philips GoGear 2GB SA2820/02 review


Philips' 2GB GoGear is roughly the size of a matchbox.

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: paul_smart (

Philips Go Gear Digital Audio Player SA2820


This is a tiny MP3 player that also can make voice recordings. Although it is tiny the screen is still very readable and with battery life of close to twenty hours between recharge it certainly has things in its favour.

Firstly it is small enough to fit in the palm of the smallest hand. It is 4cm wide and tall and only a smidgen over 1cm thick, the weight (before you attach the earbuds) is just 27grams. The top has on/off and back buttons as well as the 3.5mm jack...

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: geek_squad (

Philips GoGear SA2820 2 GB: Get this Philips before you Go Go


The size of the SA2820 makes it one of the most compact and lightweight player, only weighting 27 grams and 42 x 42 x 15 millimetre. However, this extremely small size comes with the compromise of not being able to play videos. Its size also makes it...

User friendly, fast files transfer, good battery stamina, does not require software

Start up delay

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: SepticTank (

Philips GoGear SA2820 2 GB


I first received this MP3 player as a gift last summer and I still use it almost every day almost a year on. It's a very good MP3 player for what it costs and has the ability to hold 2GBs (approximately 500) of songs. It has the ability to record on it...

Easy to use, great features and generally a great item

The screen does occassionally freeze, although pressing the reset button sorts that

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: Lizzie (

Philips GoGear SA2820 2GB


Very easy to use, compact, portable and good quality sound recording

Did not include radio feature

Apr, 2009

Consumer review by: tresco15 (

Philips GoGear SA2820 2 GB: Top piece of kit


My friend has one of these and constantly has the piss taken. Despite this it's actually a very good piece of kit. OK might be a bit plasticy and not brilliantly well built, but for the money it's excellent. It will play normal mp3 files and at a high...

cheap, small, simple

Not much memory, slightly plasticy

Sep, 2008

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