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Philips DA1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Philips DA1000. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Portable Radios for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The durability and sound also get good reviews, whereas many are less positive about the reliability and battery. Opinions are divided on the usability.

portability, sound, durability, design, size

price, battery, reliability

On average, users rate this product 52/100 and experts rate this product 80/100.

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Philips DA1000 review


A simple but polished product that is worth the money

Stylish ; Easy operation ; Good sound quality

Basic features ; No RDS on FM tuner

The most appealing aspect of the DA1000 is its sound quality

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (



I'm a regular spectator at Boundary Park, Oldham watching the latics and using my Philips DA1000 digital radio to follow the other...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Steer clear


Had to re-charge eve...

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Great Radio


I am so glad I bought this Philips DA1000 DAB radio before I read the feedback. Don't let the bad experiences of some put you off....

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Phillips Produce Rubbish


I bought one of these Philips DA1000 DAB radios. I took it back after 3 days. The ?99 price tag was WAY TOO HIGH for this poor pro...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Wish I'd seen these reviews first


Bought this DAB radio last year to listen to the cricket. Worked fine until a couple of months after the warranty ran out. Then ...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

More of the same....


Had this Philips DA1000 radio given as Christmas present and had to send back by and of January because couldn't turn it on. Looki...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

On/Off switch failed at soldered joint


Just after the guarantee ran out, the on/off switch failed on my Philips DA1000 DAB radio. The Philips response was essentially ha...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Good product - one 'niggle'


The one 'niggle...

Jul, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Great little device


We have a large mains powered DAB radio in the bedroom which is OK. Needed a unit for listening to the Test match outside so purch...

Jul, 2005

Product Specifications


Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB
Noise Reduction: No
Recording Function:Not Applicable
Remote Control: No


Docking System: No
USB Interface: No

General Features

Cassette Player: No
CD Player: No

Playback / Recording

MP3 Encoding: No
MP3 Playback: No