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Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 279 reviews of Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the portability and sound are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the memory and reliability. There are some mixed comments about the storage.

usability, price, performance, sound, portability

reliability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02) from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the sound. The battery is also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the usability.

size, battery, sound

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

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA4DOT02WN Portable Media Player ( MP3 Playback )Philips SA4DOT02WN Portable Media Player ( MP3 Playback )

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 126 user reviews of Philips GoGear SoundDot (SA4DOT02) from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the portability and sound. The performance and price also get good views. There are some negative reviews about the memory and reliability, while there are some mixed opinions about the storage.

usability, price, performance, sound, portability

reliability, memory

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA4DOT02BN/37 GoGEAR SoundDot MP3 Players - BluePhilips SA4DOT02BN/37 GoGEAR SoundDot MP3 Players - Blue

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Naaptol (

Expert Review


The Philips SoundDot 2 GB MP3 Player is out and out a signature Philips product that sports a modish design, proffers amazing functionality, first-rate music management solution, and remains a terrific value-for-money deal! It is essentially a...

Feb, 2013

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Horrible service Flipkart...


Issue 1: placed my order on 24th october also with advance it delivered today 1st Nov...and Flipkart says delivery time is 2-4 days.. Issue 2: the offer says a headphone of worth Rs.499 comes free with the player. But it does not mention...

Nov, 2012

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Looks are deceptive


The product that you see in the image above is a computer generated image and the real product is a bit different. The built quality is not as good as it looks and the device feels a bit cheap and you can feel the plasticity. All in all its a great buy...

Oct, 2012

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Just got it yesterday. Awesome flipkart service.. as usual!! Good sound quality, good features, cheap (2GB for 1599 is not bad given that 2gb ipod shuffle will cost u twice as much) and bold-stylish looks. If u are a music lover who wants to hear music...

Aug, 2012

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Value for money, stylish, sounds good


Sounds good, but obviously not with the terrible earphones it comes with. Great value for money. Stylish. I like it more than apple ipods, or any other portable mp3 players available in the market (except cowon's E2) In short, satisfies all my portable...

Jul, 2012

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value for money


the said prod is handy, sound could have been better , but not that worst, delivery of flikart is amazing ,best prod in this range will recommand to all even best to gift sumone i tried on bike today its bit jerky on ears but can be handy if good...

Jul, 2012

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i buyed it from a mall near my house and its amazing

Jun, 2012

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Cool and stylish


I bought this product much earlier however It took some time for me to review it properly. Likes : *Stylish look *Pin it any where Clip *Nice button at center for On, Off and Pause song. *Two clip buttons to change song and up down the volume. *Nice...

Jun, 2012

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Great Product by Philips & Great Service by Fliplkart


It is very good product with this range,for music lovers its our first Indian apple iPOd. Definitively go with it... Advantage: 1.good Sound quality 2.Nice in look 3.Compact and durable 4.use as a Portable USB device Disadvantage: 1.There is no...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):N / No / Y
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
Channel separation:45
Equalizer: No
Equalizer customizable: / No / Yes
Equalizer modes:
Frequency range:80 - 18000
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320
MP3 sample rates:8 / 8 - 48
RMS rated power:0.0000050 / 0.005 / 0.05 / 0.5 / 2 / 5
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):84
WMA bit rates:5 - 320
WMA sample rates:8 - 48 / 8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48


Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No
Video playback:No / Yes


Battery charge indicator:Y
Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication:No / Yes
Battery low indication: No
Color of product:Black, Blue / Black, Green, White / Black, Grey, White / Black, Pink / Blue / Blue, Grey, Silver / Green, Grey, White / Grey / Grey, Pink, White / Pink / Silver
Housing material:Plastic
LED Indicators: / Charging / Charging, Power / Power / Yes
Volume Control: / Digital / Rotary


Display: No
ID3 Tag display: / No
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

Battery performance:110
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:6
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:80 - 18000
Headphone sensitivity:45


Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Built-in memory: Yes
Compatibility:Windows XP (SP3) / Vista / 7
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP (SP3) / Vista / 7
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):1.67 x 0.748 x 2.24
Headphone outputs: / 1
Internal memory type: / NAND
Lead-free soldered product: / Yes
Mass storage class compliant: / Yes
MP3 playback: Yes
Package dimensions (WxDxH):3.54 x 1.18 x 3.54
Quick charge: Yes
Slide show: No
Sound enhancement:
Sound enhancement technology:FullSound
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Other features

Philips Songbird:Y

Packaging Content

Armband: Yes
Belt clip: Yes
Bundled software:Philips Songbird
Cables included: / USB
Headphones: / Yes
Headphones included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: / Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:1.18
Package height:3.54
Package type:D-box
Package width:3.54
Packaging type: / D-box


Digital Rights Management (DRM): / No
Firmware upgradeable: / Yes
Picture viewer: No
Playback mode:Shuffle
Playback Modes:Shuffle
Type:MP3 / MP4

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: No
Interface:3.5mm / USB 2.0
Microphone in: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:110
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Built-in battery:Y / Yes
Continuous audio playback time:6
Rechargeable:Y / Yes
USB charging:Y


FM radio: No
Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: No
Voice recording: No


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

System Requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:February 20, 2015 / Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Professional / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.748 / 1.67
Height:0.748 / 2.24
Weight:0.000670 / 0.67
Width:1.65 / 1.67 / 2.24