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Philips BM5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Philips BM5. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and size are generally positive. The price and sound also get good views. There are some negative views about the bass quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips BM5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (

Philips debuts its first Bluetooth multiroom speaker


​Philips has announced its first multiroom Bluetooth system called the Izzy BM5, which enables users to stream to up to five speakers in your house.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Philips Izzy BM5


The Philips Izzy BM5 is the latest attempt to make multiroom audio accessible. The BM5 is the first among a whole range of "Izzylink" speakers to appear in 2016, which will use the same system.

Fairly affordable ; Cute design ; Simple multiroom skills

Lifeless, undynamic mids ; Nuts ’n’ bolts multiroom won’t appeal to all ; Not portable ; Harsh edge to sound at higher volumes

Philips' faff-free multiroom system is let down by pretty uninspiring sound quality.

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Richard Easton (

Philips Izzy BM5 review - multiroom and Bluetooth speaker


The Izzy BM5 is a compact multiroom speaker with simple setup

Of course, with the simplicity of the izzylink system come certain limitations compared to more fully-fledged multiroom systems. Needing to have a Bluetooth device within range of a Master speaker won’t be ideal for everyone and some will prefer a more...

Jan, 2016

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This speaker is exactly what I want d


It is neat, stylish, with a lovely sound. I want to get another one to use the group facility.

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (

Great piece of kit


Love this, bought to add to Izzylink CD/radio player , easy to set up and great sound.

Mar, 2017

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Particularly uninspiring sound. Huge sound delays


Bought 2 of these for xmas as a present for my Daughter the sound is very flat and volume levels are poor. After connecting to her laptop the huge sound delays make watching any videos impossible. An all round disappointment. I'll stick with Sonos....

Dec, 2016

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Excellent wireless speaker that looks good


This speakers looks great and also kicks out some great sounds with a good range of bass. Really pleased with it and think it's good value for money.

Nov, 2016

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Great speakers


I bought two of these bm5 speakers from Very. Already had the BM50 unit( Very don't sell this ). I use the main bm50 unit to play cds, bluetooth from Android and have put these speakers in different rooms. Very easy to group and pair up so you can play...

Sep, 2016

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Philips BM5B/10 Izzy Bluetooth Multiroom Speaker.


" Very easy to set up, and exactly what I was after! Would recommend to anyone. "

May, 2016

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The product sound quality is fantastic


" Brought this for my son 13th Birthday he loves it and the sound quality is amazing .My son controls it all from his mobile which he loves. "

Apr, 2016

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