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Philips HDTP8530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Philips HDTP8530. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are generally positive. The price and usability also get good opinions, whereas comments are divided on the image quality. Many are less positive about the energy efficiency and remote control.

usability, price, size, design

reliability, sound, remote control, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips HDTP8530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips HDTP8530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Philips HDTP8530 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the design and size are overall positive. The price and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the image quality and reliability.

usability, price, size, design

reliability, image quality

44% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Steven (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Keeps crashing.Have to switch off at the mains,leave for 2 mins and reboot.Often will not take any commands from remote.Keeps coming up with error codes I have to reboot yet again.Skips instructions to record.Will never buy another Phillips product...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Kenneth (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

price

the first device started at channel 6, no bbc1,bbc2 ,itv etc and the sound was poor. the second device was even poorer ,no channels 1 to 6 and no sound I then bought a humax -no problems

Nov, 2016

Consumer review by: Barry (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Can't think of any

Forever having to reboot, retune, update

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: H (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

waited 20min for staff to attend this item is very much over prised.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Pat (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Easy to programme

it didn't work properly! It failed to display all the TV channels so I couldn't set up recordings in advance. I returned it to the store for exchange only to be told they didn't have any more of this make and model.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

recording is good

had to reset to factory settings three times since ive had it

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: jOAN (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

SEEMS TO ONLY RECORD WHEN IT WANTS TO; IE MISSES HALF THE SERIES, AND RECORDS HALF OF WHAT IS REQUESTED

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Jayne (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Series record

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Peter (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

When I bought this Recorder, I set it up and started to list the programs I wanted to record. The first disappointment was the poorly presented Program Guide. My last choice was to have been a music program on the radio. It was then that I discovered...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Anthony (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

So so easy to set up

None really

Jan, 2016
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