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Philips GoGear SA6185

Philips GoGear SA6185
alaScore 77

97 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and design. The usability and value for money also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the headphones.

sound, value for money, usability, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Philips GoGear SA6185 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips GoGear SA6185

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 user reviews of Philips GoGear SA6185 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, usability, performance, size

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips SA61 8 GB Flash Video MP3 Player with FM Radio and 3.5-Inch Color Screen (Black)Philips SA61 8 GB Flash Video MP3 Player with FM Radio and 3.5-Inch Color Screen (Black)

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Philips GoGear SA6185 ( 8GB)

 

The Philips GoGear SA6185 is an affordable, easy-to-use portable video player with a glossy, streamlined design and a modest set of features. With a retail price $159, the Philips GoGear SA6185's low price tag and larger-than-average screen are the...

The Philips GoGear SA6185 is an uncomplicated and inexpensive portable video player with built-in speakers, Windows DRM support, FM radio, a relatively large screen, and voice recording.

The Philips GoGear SA6185 suffers from a dull design, weak built-in speakers, poor video codec support, limited storage capacity, and low screen resolution.

If you're looking for a cheap way to entertain the kids on a road trip to Dullsville, the Philips GoGear SA6185 should work out fine. Grown-ups, however, deserve a more substantive gadget.

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Philips GoGear review

 

The Philips GoGear SA6185 media player boasts a large 3.5-inch monitor and has built-in speakers. An internal memory of 8GB, a video playback function, picture playback function, listening to your own music or the radio and voice-recording are features...

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Philips GoGear SA6185 is a nice audio and video player.

 

I like this audio and video player for a various reasons. The sound quality is excellent. I have the choice of listening... with the headphones or without them. I like the fact this player has a 3.5 inch screen, which is a great screen size for viewing...

Nice screen size ; Sound Quality Is Excellent ; Good Video Playback ; Easy navigation

Not enough codecs supported ; Media Converter software is slow at converting files ; Media Converter won't save files to player

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Philips GoGear SA6185 is a nice audio and video player.

 

I like this audio and video player for a various reasons. The sound quality is excellent. I have the choice of listening... with the headphones or without them. I like the fact this player has a 3.5 inch screen, which is a great screen size for viewing...

Nice screen size ; Sound Quality Is Excellent ; Good Video Playback ; Easy navigation

Not enough codecs supported ; Media Converter software is slow at converting files ; Media Converter won't save files to player

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Philips GoGear SA6185 (8GB)

 

I like this audio and video player for a various reasons. The sound quality is excellent. I have the choice of listening... with the headphones or without them. I like the fact this player has a 3.5 inch screen, which is a great screen size for viewing...

Nice screen size

Not enough codecs supported

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Philips GoGear SA6185 is a nice audio and video player.

 

I like this audio and video player for a various reasons. The sound quality is excellent. I have the choice of listening... with the headphones or without them. I like the fact this player has a 3.5 inch screen, which is a great screen size for viewing...

Nice screen size ; Sound Quality Is Excellent ; Good Video Playback ; Easy navigation

Not enough codecs supported ; Media Converter software is slow at converting files ; Media Converter won't save files to player

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High quality and excellent value

 

The Philips SA6185 is a very nicely finished piece of equipment. The back is black brushed aluminium (which ever so slightly concave, much like a hip flask), the front has a piano black finish ? giving it a contemporary look. The 8GB (7.5GB in...

Excellent sound quality ; Impresive video playback ; Atractive styling ; Good feature list

Too few codecs supported

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High quality and excellent value

 

The Philips SA6185 is a very nicely finished piece of equipment. The back is black brushed aluminium (which ever so slightly concave, much like a hip flask), the front has a piano black finish ? giving it a contemporary look.

Excellent sound quality ; Impresive video playback ; Atractive styling ; Good feature list

Too few codecs supported

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Philips GoGear SA6185 (8GB)

 

The Philips SA6185 is a very nicely finished piece of equipment. The back is black brushed aluminium (which ever so slightly concave, much like a hip flask), the front has a piano black finish ? giving it a contemporary look.

Excellent sound quality

Too few codecs supported

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it is a wonderful mp3 player.

 

Phillips Go Gear video MP3 player it is a ossam player .if anybody want to use this i think anyone can use thus easyly.I initially purchased it because I trusted the Phillips brand name So I bought the MP3 player forRs3000 I took it to my sister's...

so much convenient

nine

Product Specifications

Immerse yourself in movies, music and photos with Philips Flash Audio and Video player featuring a 3.5" LCD display. Enjoy videos from your PC or that you've purchased online. Now, turn up the built-in speakers for great sound!

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

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

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage

Capacity:8GB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.2in
Height:8.4in
Weight:5.4oz
Width:7.7in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:8GB

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:SA6185
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips GoGear

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Preset Station Qty:20
Tuner Bands:FM

Remote Control

Type: None
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