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Philips HDTP8530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Philips HDTP8530. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the image quality and reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips HDTP8530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Philips HDTP8530 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on People really like the design and size. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the image quality and reliability.

usability, price, size, design

reliability, image quality

40% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips HDTP8530 High Definition Freeview Recorder

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Bill (

good recorder


Got this to replace an old video recorder that stopped working. Wish I'd done it years ago.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: RickW4 (

Very good PVR, so easy to use


Really pleased I bought this, it has performed very well so far.

ease of use, design, tv guide, media player

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: Yes
Built-In Modem: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes


DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: Yes
USB Interface: Yes

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table