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Philips Fidelio B1

Philips Fidelio B1
alaScore 92

34 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Philips Fidelio B1. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and sound. The usability and price also get good opinions.

size, price, usability, sound, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips Fidelio B1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Philips Fidelio B1


Philips describes the Fidelio B1 as a ‘nano cinema speaker'. In other words, it's a super-compact soundbar designed to add some oomph to your TV's sonics. Philips is targeting people for whom even a regular soundbar takes up too much space, as this one...

Philips’ compact, feature-packed soundbar is let down by a hard tone and an overpowering subwoofer.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Philips Fidelio B1 review


The B1 is a smart compact soundbar useful for small TVs, but let down by lacklustre sound quality...

Wide spread of sound ; Goes loud ; Great compact design ; Flexible positioning ; Easy to use

Needs more detail and rhythmic ability to compete against the best ; Coarse edge ; Lacks insight and drive ; Too pricey

The B1’s smart, compact design is let down by its lacklustre sound quality and high price

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Steve May (

Philips Fidelio B1 review


This good-looking compact 2.1 soundbar system is too heavy-handed for music but packs plenty of slam for movies and games..

May, 2017

Expert review by : Steve May (

Philips Fidelio B1 Nano Cinema Speaker review


Philip's B1 offers massive movie-quality sound in a small form factor

Wide, dynamic soundstage ; Ultra-compact design ; Powerful slimline subwoofer

Better for movies than music ; Doesn’t support 4K HDCP 2.2 ; No wireless multiroom support

Thanks to microbeaming speaker drivers and brilliant DSP processing, the Fidelio B1 really does sound bigger than it looks – at least when it comes to TV and movies.

Dec, 2016