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Philips GoGear SA32

alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 reviews of Philips GoGear SA32. 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 price and size. The design and sound also get good opinions, whereas some have doubts about the durability and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA32 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA32 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Opinions about the design and size are on the whole positive. The price and sound are also appreciated. The headphones and durability get mixed comments, while there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

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87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips GoGear SA3245 4Gb MP3/MP4 Video PlayerPhilips GoGear SA3245 4Gb MP3/MP4 Video Player

Jul, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Philips GoGear SA32


alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA32 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the performance and design. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the durability. There are some mixed views about the reliability.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips Gogear Sa3285 8gb Mp3 Portable Media Player 1.8in LCD Fm Tuner (Black)Philips Gogear Sa3285 8gb Mp3 Portable Media Player 1.8in LCD Fm Tuner (Black)

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

Philips GoGear SA3225/02 2GB


Philips' GoGear SA3225/02 plays both music and videos but, as a whole, is Jon impressed?

For a budget player, the SA3225/02 looks nice. Its polished steel rear is a world away from the plasticky i.Beat Motion, and the thick gloss-black front is luxurious indeed, though it does pick up fingerprints like a forensic scientist at a murder...

Feb, 2011

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music store in your hands


philips ipods are very good now a days and the brand new music player introdced by the philips company named go gear SA three two two five is very fine and encloses many advantages and a lot successful features .the ipod looks cute , stylish and...

good music and video display

can be even better and it hangs at times

Jan, 2009

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Philips GoGear SA3225 2 GB review


Over the next 50 â'¬ Philips is courageously trying to Buck, the inclination, but it has enough to meet the additional costs? The first thing to note is that this is not just a music player that also plays video SA3225/02. He has a 1.8in, 220 x 176...



Dec, 2008

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Trendy Philips Ipod


I'm very dissapointed though,the screen is already completely covered in scratches. I bought this player recently, the review is pretty accurate. Have your say: Leave a comment below about this article. It's very disappointing, especially as elsewhere...

the screen can 220 x 176 with a bright color

The screen only has a 1.8-inch size

Dec, 2008

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Philips GoGear SA3225 2 GB


This portable media player. Fortunately, Philips provides converter software for every purchase of this product. However, this portable media player still provide some additional facilities such as FM radio and audio recorder. things that I like are...

FM Radio dan Audio recorder

The sound produced is not too satisfactory

Nov, 2008

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Philips GoGear SA3285


I had bought this product back in 2008 and got it at a pretty good deal at that time. If you're looking for an MP3 player with decent storage space, good battery life and quality sound, then Philips GoGear should be your choice. It comes in a 8 GB...

Jun, 2015

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Philips GoGear SA3225 2GB


Black. Easy to Use. Easy to load music etc.

Sometimes goes automatically on random play. Volume not quite loud enough.

Jul, 2009

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Philips GoGear SA3285 8 GB: Bring Simplicity Into Life


The Philips SA3285 is probably what defies a minimalist's idea for a MP3 player. Its stylish Zen appearance gives the player an elegant finish. Upon using the supplied headphones it produce a reasonable sound quality with sharp and clear sounds, which...

Sensitive buttons, user friendly

Sound quality is only average, quality of pictures and videos are quite poor

Jul, 2009

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Philips GoGear SA3225 2 GB: Grab it While You Can!!


There are loads of MP3 players with video capabilities out there that are much better than this one is, simply because they have a much high storage capacity. But the beauty of buying this little 2gb one is that the new 16gb players have convinced...

Amazing Price, Easy to Use, Great Functions

Videos Take a While, Small Storage Capabilities

Jun, 2009

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Not bad when it actually works!


I have never been the greatest fan of this little mp3 player, from the moment I got it. It looks quite nice with its black glossy finish and was cheaper than the iPods, ok the quality is great sound picture etc, and I only wanted it to play music on...

Easy to use

Buttons and my screen turning white

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

Indulge in the best possible audio quality with the Philips GoGear digital audio and video player SA3225 featuring Philips' patented FullSound technology. Enjoy MP3 and WMA music and view videos on the 1.8" color screen wherever you go.


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Channel separation:35
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer customizable: Yes
Equalizer modes:Classic, Funk, Hip hop, Jazz, Rock, Techno / Custom
Frequency range:20 - 20 / 60 - 18000 / 80 - 18 / 80 - 18.000 / 80 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
MP3 sample rates:16 / 16, 32, 44.1, 48, 11.025, 22.050, 24, 8 / 8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.006
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):80 / 85
WMA bit rates:5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

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


Built-in camera:No / Yes
Frame rate:24
Second camera:No / Yes


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black
Volume Control:Digital

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Backlight: Yes
Display Diagonal:1.8 / 2.2
Display number of lines:5
Display Resolution:176 x 220 / 220 x 176 / 320 x 240
ID3 Tag display: Yes
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / Y

Energy Management

Battery performance:800
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 20
Continuous video playback time:4
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes


Equalizer: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:AVI, MOV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, RM, WMV / AVI, MPEG1, MPEG4, RM, WMV / SMV / WMV9
Video formats supported:AVI,MOV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,RM,WMV / AVI,MPEG1,MPEG4,RM,WMV / SMV / WMV9

Flash Memory

Installed Size:8GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm



Other Features

Backlight display:Y
Blister dimensions (W x D x H):37.5 x 135 x 213 / 43.2 x 135 x 213.4
Built-in memory: Yes
Channels quantity:20
Compatible operating systems:PC OS: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 2000/XP/Vista / Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista
Connection to PC: Yes
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.15 x 0.409 x 1.77 / 3.15 x 0.551 x 1.77 / 5.31 x 1.5 x 7.68
Display resolution (numeric):176 / 220
Headphone outputs:1
Internal memory type:NAND
Keypad lock:Y
Larger master carton dimensions (W x D x H):43 x 146 x 150
Larger master carton dimensions (WxDxH):43 x 146 x 150
Lead-free soldered product: Yes
Lines of text:5
Mass storage class compliant: Yes
Music memory capacity, MP3:450 / Up to 450 tracks
Output Power:2 x 3 mW / 2 x 3mW
Recording technology:ADPCM
Slide show: Yes
SMV (video):850 kbps / 850 kbps, 220 x 176, 24 fps
Superscroll: Yes
USB cable:USB
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Sound enhancement technology:FullSound

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Media Converter
Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.31 / 5.75
Package height:5.91 / 8.39
Package type:Clamshell / D-box
Package width:1.5 / 1.69
Packaging type:Clamshell / D-box


Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Type:MP3 / MP4

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:800
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery:Y
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 20
Continuous video playback time:4
USB charging:Y


FM radio: Yes
FM recording: Yes
Preset Station Qty:20
Preset stations quantity:20
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Remote Control

Type: None


Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):450
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:1 / 2 / 8

System Requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM drive
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes

Technical Details

Backlight display: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.394 / 0.409 / 0.551
Weight:0.00173 / 1.73 / 2.65