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Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y)

Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y)
alaScore 93

74 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and usability. The size and design also get good comments, whereas many are less positive about the price.

design, size, usability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Philips Fidelio E5 (CSS7235Y) from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Speakers on Opinions are divided on the size.

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

This summary is based on the product: Philips Fidelio E5 Wireless Surround on Demand Speakers

Jul, 2015

hcc best buy

Expert review by: Mark Craven (

Philips Fidelio E5 review


Philips has always been a company known for its innovative ethos. And that still remains, despite the CE aspects of the brand now being split between two separate entities (TP Vision for TVs, Woox Innovations for audio, recently acquired by Gibson)....

Flexible functionality; impressively punchy audio performance; simple installation; neat styling

Operation can be a bit tricksy; speakers are quite large; surround channels lack body

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Hugh Langley (

Hands on: Philips Fidelio E5 review


Speaker system meets Lego

Excellent concept ; Satellites produce pleasing sound

Distracting lights ; Some slight design quirks

Sep, 2013

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

Philips Fidelio E5


Get Surround on Demand with Philips clutter-busting 2.1-channel system

Offers true surround sound without clutter ; Stylish design and solid build quality ; Big soundstage and superb detail clarity ; Generous features and connections

Thin-sounding surround speakers ; No HD audio decoding, USB port or 4K passthrough ; Relatively expensive

Polished performance, classy looks and wireless surround speakers make Philips’ ingenious 2.1 system money well spent, despite some minor shortcomings.

Aug, 2014

EISA AWARD - Best Product 2014-2015

Expert review by: EISA (

Philips Fidelio E5


EUROPEAN HT SOLUTION 2014-2015 - Philips Fidelio E5: With its detachable wireless speakers, the Philips Fidelio E5 goes a step beyond a traditional home theatre solution, offering consumers the ability to switch effortlessly between normal stereo and a...

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System


Bluetooth: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

Number of Speakers:5
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Speaker Type:Speaker System
System Type:4.1