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Philips SA4020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Philips SA4020. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Views about the reliability and portability are overall positive. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas the durability and price get mixed opinions. Many are negative about the sound.

design, usability, portability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips SA4020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Philips SA4020 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the usability. The portability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the price.

portability, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: 2GB MP3 Player Black2GB MP3 Player Black

Oct, 2016

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Philips GoGear SA4020 2GB


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

Enjoy your MP3 and WMA music on the go with the Philips SA40XX. Transfer music and data quickly and easily via USB2.0. PlayForSure ensures it works with Windows XP PC. 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/Digital player / Digital voice recorder
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player


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


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Radio Function: No


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display Technology:TFT Display
Touchscreen: No


Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB

General Features

Memory Card Slot: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player
Video Playback: No


Country Kits:Canada / United States/Canada / United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: No
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: No
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:1x AAA
Replaceable Battery: Yes

Remote Control

Type: None