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Philips GoGear SA0181 2GB MP3 Player with Built-in Clip - Black

by Philips
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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  • 2GB capacity stores up to 450 MP3 songs and supports multiple formats
  • Stylish design with a built-in clip can be worn like a fashion accessory
  • Simple drag and drop functionality makes copying music files easy
  • FullSound brings a CD listening experience to MP3 by restoring sonic details
  • Shuffle and play function plays your tunes in a random order
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 454 g
  • Item model number: SA018102K/02
  • ASIN: B002FGT38C
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 29 Jun 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 93,483 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

More Music, superior sound with FullSound™ and FM radio
The ultra compact and wearable Philips GoGear SA0181 2GB MP3 player comes equipped with FullSound™ to bring MP3 music to life. For more music options, there's FM radio... and it's all presented in a sleek and seamless stainless steel design. If you need more storage capacity than 2GB, the Philips GoGear SA0181 also comes in a 4GB version.

FullSound technology restores sonic details in compressed MP3 music
FullSound technology restores sonic
details in compressed MP3 music

FullSound™ to bring a CD listening experience to MP3
Philips' innovative FullSound technology faithfully restores sonic details to compressed MP3 music, dramatically enriching and enhancing it, so you can experience CD music without any distortion. Based on an audio post-processing algorithm, FullSound combines Philips' renowned expertise in music reproduction with the power of the latest generation Digital Signal Processor (DSP). The result is fuller bass with more depth and impact, boosted voice and instrument clarity, and rich detail. Rediscover your compressed MP3 music in true-to-life sound that will touch your soul and move your feet.

Shuffle to mix up your songs and be surprised everytime
A "shuffle-and-play" function gets rid of the boredom of hearing your music played in the same order all the time. After loading your favourite songs to the GoGear player from your own music library, all you have to do is to press the "shuffle" button for your tunes to be played in a random order. Feel recharged by a different and unique music experience every time you hook up to your GoGear player while on the move.

The SA0181 range comes in a variety of colours
The SA0181 range comes in a variety
of colours

Small and stylish - like a fashion accessory
The GoGear SA0181's stylish design with a built-in clip is designed to be worn like a fashion accessory - either clip it on to your handbag or your clothes. No more fishing around in your handbag for your MP3 player. Now you can enjoy your digital music on the go while staying modern and fashionable too. Naturally it is available in a range of colours to match your wardrobe, from the exciting pink or blue to the sophisticated silver or black. See the full range here.

Direct charging from PC via USB
Charge your GoGear player battery quickly and easily from your PC via USB. Connect your player to your PC with the cable provided and follow the necessary prompts and your PC will provide the power for charging your player within a few seconds. Enjoy the convenience of doing away with a separate recharger.

Drag and drop your songs easily - no software needed
You can quickly and easily copy your music collection from your PC to your GoGear player. Simply connect your GoGear to your PC while in Windows® Explorer, select the songs or the folders that you want to copy to your player, then drag the selected files to the GoGear's music folder. It is that simple. No additional software installation is needed.

Storage capacity based on 4 minutes per song and 64 kbps WMA or 128 kbps MP3 encoding. Actual transfer speed may vary based on your operating system and software configuration.

1GB = 1 billion bytes; available storage capacity will be less. Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced.

*Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings.

Product Description

Take 2 GB of data, or 450 of your favourite songs, with you everywhere thanks to this GoGear SA018102K by Philips! Compatible with MP3 and WMA formats and equipped with FullSound technology, the Philips GoGear SA018102K provides punchy bass and improves the clarity of instrumental sounds in tracks. The integrated FM radio tuner makes the listening experience more enjoyable, while the long battery life of up to 12 hours guarantees hours of fun. The SA 018 is also equipped with a clip and can be recharged through your computer thanks to the USB port. Make the right decision with the Philips GoGear SA018 102K!

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Philips GoGear SA0181 9 Oct 2010
I need an MP3 player for running, and on the face of it, this little player fits the bill - the design is very smart with the integrated clip, and its easy to pause / unpause whilst you are running - good for when you have to cross roads etc. The side buttons are a bit fiddly but thats inevitable given the player's size, and after a few runs you learn your way around them.

So why only 3 stars? The main problem is charging - I had a zen stone before, and one charge would last me at least 2 weeks - however this needs recharging after every run! Also the radio autotuner is very unreliable. A minor point is that the case scratches easily, - not bothered about that.

Overall a very good play if only you didnt need to keep recharging it all the time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Pleased. 18 Feb 2012
By PMatt3
Great for sports, when your running and want to listen to music
similtaneously as you can clip it onto something.
Provides good clear sound and is very easy to control what to listen to.
The radio feature is great, alot of channels are availble.
Its a great purchase.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't work! 1 Oct 2011
Same as previously mentioned by another reviewer, it will not turn on! I have loaded all my music on, the light on the mp3 player lights up when it's plugged into my computer, so it is not broken, but it won't work as soon as I need to use it. I have charged it overnight and all day, and it just won't work. Very, very easy to load music on, great size and I'm sure it would be perfect for running etc. Would be brilliant, as it's a great size and style, and easy to use... until I need to turn it on! Think I'll just pay the extra tenner for an i-pod shuffle!
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