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Philips DA1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Philips DA1000. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Portable Radios for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The durability and sound are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the usability, and there are some less positive reviews about the reliability and battery.

portability, sound, durability, design, size

price, battery, reliability

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

Review analysis

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Expert review by: staff (

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

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Philips DA1000 pocket digital radio review


It seems digital radio has now found its feet with the UK market. Radio Stations are regularly giving them away as competition prizes and the understanding that they hold the opportunity (given the signal strength) to give a clearer quality of radio is...

Has the FM fallback position

Only radio and digital coverage not yet 100

You won’t have the volume up all the time if it screeches rather than hisses, otherwise it’s all right- really it’s competing with your walkman though.

Mar, 2004

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

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