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Philips SBA1700

Philips SBA1700
alaScore 83

57 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Philips SBA1700. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and design. The price and size also get good reviews.

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.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips SBA1700


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 overall positive. The price and size also get good feedback.

size, price, usability, design

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

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

May, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Five Stars


It should be mention that this speaker need "dry AAA cell".

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:1.0
Frequency range:200 - 16000
RMS rated power:2


Color of product:Silver
Housing material:Aluminium, Metal

Energy Management

Battery life (max):21
Battery Type:AAA
Battery voltage:1.5
Built-in charger: No
Number of batteries supported:3
Power source type:Battery


Number of Speakers:1

Other Features

Carrying case: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:20
EAN/UPC/GTIN (inner carton):20609585176793
EAN/UPC/GTIN (outer carton):10609585176796
EAN/UPC/GTIN (packaging):609585176799
Gross weight:0.661
Gross weight (imperial):0.661
Gross weight (inner carton):3.04
Gross weight (outer carton):10.2
Gross weight inner carton:3.04
Gross weight of outer carton:10.2
Gross weight outer carton:10.2
Height inner carton:5.31
Height outer carton:6.22 / 7.87
Length inner carton:8.27
Length outer carton:16.6 / 22.4
Net weight (outer carton):7.14
Net weight inner carton:2.38
Net weight of outer carton:7.14
Net weight outer carton:7.14
Package length:1.97
Package weight:0.661
Packaging net weight:0.595
Packaging tare weight:0.0661
Quantity (inner carton):4
Quantity inner carton:4
Quantity outer carton:12
Tare weight:0.661
Tare weight (imperial):0.661
Tare weight (outer carton):3.09
Tare weight inner carton:0.661
Tare weight outer carton:3.09
Tare weight outer carton (imperial):3.09
Width inner carton:7.17
Width outer carton:8.86

Packaging Content

Batteries included: No
Carrying case: Yes
Package type:Dummy
Packaging type:Dummy

Packaging Data

Package depth:1.99
Package height:6.81
Package tare weight:2.75
Package type:Dummy
Package weight:8.64
Package width:4.96


Amplifier class:D
Apple docking compatibility: No
Recommended usage:Universal

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: No
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Interface:3.5 mm
Wireless technologies:Wired


Battery life (max):21
Battery Type:AAA
Battery voltage:1.5
Built-in charger:N
Number of batteries supported:3
Power source type:Battery

Technical Details

Inner carton gross weight:1079
Inner carton net weight:668
Inner carton tare weight:411
Outer carton gross weight:7.94
Outer carton net weight:2004
Outer carton tare weight:1593
Package net weight:167
Package tare weight:2.75

Weight & Dimensions

Package depth:1.99 / 19.9
Package height:6.81
Package weight:8.64
Package width:4.96