Is A Multimedia Player What I Want?
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The thing that made me look for testing the Philips GoGear Muse 8 GB player is first that it is a forefront attack on the budget segment and as the model I tested costs about $110 in most shops where I could find it, it has a price that has almost no rival ( maybe the Archos 35 Vision model ) especially if you pay attention to the headsets offered in the product package. The headphones offer an audio quality that not many similar headphones can match even for more money. Many will ask if the Philips GoGear Muse 8 GB is a multimedia player that I recommend and my answer is simple: it depends.
Personally, I am quite familiar with a large range of multimedia players and I prefer the display solutions to be superior tot this one but price is sometimes what matters most. In addition, I simply can not use in – ear headphones at all, not just those offered by Philips with any product but in general. Therefore, it is clear that the Philips GoGear Muse 8 GB is not a gadget tailored for my needs.
However, given the price range for the device, the Philips GoGear 8 GB is excellent and has virtually no rivals in this price range. For about $ 110 you get a solid touch screen multimedia player and a decent resolution playback as well as a very intuitive interface that many will find agreeable. You are also able to play all major audio and video formats on the market. Another feature that it has is a radio function ( available only with the headphones plugged in ) and the memory card support is very useful in increasing the storage space. Another strongpoint of it is the autonomy which will surpass many similar devices with the same price tag. In addition, you get the included pair of high quality headphones that many will find addictive.
Hardly will you find Philip GoGear Muse 8 GB a rival in the same price range and the same hardware specs so if you are looking for a good and much cheaper than an iPod Touch multimedia player, the Philips GoGear Muse 8 GB is an alternative that’s worth all your consideration. As long as you are not so demanding and you are willing to accept a slow yet attractive operating system as well as the less attractive display solution you will be pleased and happy about this gadget that no one should miss.