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Philips HTL5120

Philips HTL5120
alaScore 94

162 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 162 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the reliability and size are generally positive. The usability and price also get good feedback.

design, price, usability, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Philips HTL5120 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 30 user reviews of Philips HTL5120 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on

price, usability, design, size

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HTL5120/12 Wireless Soundbar Speaker with 120W Integrated Subwoofer/Orientation Sensor Philips HTL5120/12 Wireless Soundbar Speaker with 120W Integrated Subwoofer/Orientation Sensor

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It doesn't take an expert to understand the appeal of the Philips HTL5120 ($250). It's one of the sleekest-looking sound bars there is, with a distinctive, slim design that easily sits under a TV. Its sound quality immediately gets your attention, too,...

The Philips HTL5120 is a particularly stylish sound bar with a sleek, winglike design. Its connectivity is a cut above the rest, with two HDMI inputs, two digital inputs, and built-in Bluetooth. And its virtual surround-sound processing is very good,...

While the sound is immersive, the overall sound quality isn't as good as you get from similarly priced systems. And the included remote has a confusing button layout that's tough to get used to.

The Philips HTL5120's distinctive design, low price, and immersive sound make it a tempting budget sound bar pick, although its sound quality isn't a good match for purists.

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Philips HTL5120 soundbar review


Soundbars are currently home cinema's hero products and the HTL5120 is a fine example of the genre. The design is more luxurious than the price tag suggests, with silky black cloth, brushed silver panels and curvy gloss-black ports at both ends. It can...


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A fantastic sounding, well-priced sound bar with Bluetooth and HDMI support


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Philips HTL5120


A classy wireless soundbar with inbuilt Bluetooth.

Refined sound quality ; Generous connections ; Superb build quality and classy design

No USB port ; Virtual Surround Sound

Overall power output is quoted as 120W, pumped into the room by a 4-inch woofer and 1-inch tweeter at each end of the soundbar. On board decoding for Dolby Digital and DTS allows you to feed a bitstream directly into the unit via HDMI or digital input....

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Philips HTL5120


If you're willing to spend £250 to boost your TV sound, look no further

Excellent sound ; Plenty of connections ; Lovely remote control

It’s a bit big ; Could do with a proper display

Philips, it seems, is on a roll – at least when it comes to soundbars. We had a few concerns about this being an oversimplified version of its pricier sibling, but those were unfounded.

Product Specifications


Active / Passive Speakers:Full Active System

General Features

Number of Speakers:1
Sound Projector:Sound Projector
System Type:Single Soundbar