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Philips SBA1700

Philips SBA1700
alaScore 83

55 reviews

Oct, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 55 reviews of Philips SBA1700. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Opinions about the usability and design are overall positive. The price and size are also appreciated.

size, price, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Philips SBA1700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 55 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Philips SBA1700 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Views about the design and usability are generally positive. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

size, price, usability, design

76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips SBA1700/37 MP3 Portable Speaker SBA1700 Universal (Grey)

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: NatureGirl (

Would be a great little speaker...if it didn't keep breaking


Loved this speaker when I plugged it in. Sounded wonderful for such a low price and was small enough that I could place it anywhere in my daughter's room for her to listen to...out of her reach. Only problem is that on the 6th day, the speaker blew....

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Speaker Mom (

Little but very powerfull


I just recently bought this Ipod speaker and I am very impress with it. After buying and returning so many Ipod speakers I was truly amazed at the sound output it gives off, what a great speaker and the the mobility of not having something so big to...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Soccer Dad "dws" (

Elegant Design - Clean Sound


I purchased this to work with my Sansa mp3 player. The sound is clean and clear. The mostly metal body is aesthetic and well contructed. The simple control consists of an on-off switch with indicator light. You have a choice of laying it flat or at an...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Shekhar Raje (

Philips products


Since my childhood I have in my mind close association of Philips with high quality sound and therefore while purchasing this external speaker I was a little anxious as one of the reviews was very critical of this speaker. But listening to the speaker...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Prathik Shetty (

gud luks,above average performance


A very stylish,suave and portable speaker from philips..very gud lukin indeed..the 3.5 mm pin which doubles up as a holding agent is handy..but d performance is average at full volume..also,der is no volume control on d product..just an above average...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
Remote Control: No
Subwoofer: No


Android Docking: No
Apple Docking: No
Audio Line-In Interface: Yes
Bluetooth: No
PMP Docking: No
Signal Input:Analogue

Energy Information

Battery Powered: Yes

General Features

Construction:Single Case Speaker System
Signal Connection:Wired
Speaker Type:Active