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RCA Lyra Slider SL5008

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews of RCA Lyra Slider SL5008. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the battery and price. The portability and sound also get good feedback. The connectivity and durability get less positive reviews, and views are divided on the storage.

usability, sound, portability, price, battery

durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the RCA Lyra Slider SL5008 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of RCA Lyra Slider SL5008 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the battery and price. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the connectivity. Comments are divided on the reliability.

sound, portability, usability, price, battery


85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: RCA Lyra Slider 8GB Digital Media Player (Black)RCA Lyra Slider 8GB Digital Media Player (Black)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: LIGHTYAGAMI (

poorly made


i had bought two of these and there poorly made. on both of them they would not give sound

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: singleincomemom, (

Great deal


Made son very happy. Everything he was looking for.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: sebast (

Better Than it Looks


Download music and it plugs it right in. Its very easy to use not too complicated. Just has very little touch sensitivity.

Easy To Set Up","Reliable Performance","Simple Controls","Sleek\/Compact

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: D (

very happy


thank you so much, its just what we needed. I have recommeded it to another.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: HI (

Good Product for its price


This is a really good player for its price, touchscreen is good but if you have really fat thumbs sometimes it can be a bit frustrating, when you first get it turn it on, then plug it in or it wont install the rca player,transfering filed from your...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: The Wolf (

Nice MP3 Player fo rthe price.


Works great and sounds great.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: RCG (

Great little gadget


I purchased this for my husband who is not too technically-inclined but loves to hear music. This little mp3 is very, very easy to use, stores a whole bunch of music and videos and most of all, IS VERY EASY TO SET UP AND USE. Additionally, the battery...

Easy To Set Up","Great Sound","Long Battery Life","Lots of Storage","Reliable Performance","Simple Controls","Sleek/Compact

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: kandykane (

not the greatest Mp3 player


Pros Its light weight, and holds a bunch of music. Cons It duplicated my music, and it feels like a toy that i would give my kids. When its on shuffel u can't go back to the previous song.

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Joshsmix (

Birthday gift


I bought this as a birthday gift for my son Josh. It arrived on time, actually before his B-day party. When he opened the package he was thrilled. It has been aprox. 1 mth since he has owned it. He has all his music on it and has even downloaded some...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: LittleBuddy (

a good product


A great product, it holds a lot of music, I mean a bunch!! I use it on the go in my car, I connected it to the monster cable fM transmitter, great sound and not static!! A+++ If your planing on using it in a vehicle get both well worth it!

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

The Lyra Slider covers all the bases, with a slick sliding design and a crisp 2.2" color display. The Slider is a truly multifunctional device. It plays multiple audio and video formats, and stores your favorite videos, photos, or files. It's got an FM radio, with a record function plus a built-in voice recorder.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud

Audio System

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


Run Time (Up To):50hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:AAC / Audible / MP3 / Protected WMA (DRM 10) / Protected WMA (DRM 9) / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands
Equalizer Type:Graphic

Flash Memory

Installed Size:8GB


Manufacturer:Thomson SA
Model:Slider SL5008
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:RCA Lyra

MD System

Type: None


Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty