Philips GoGear Muse
Easy to transfer media.
Headphones and audio quality are great.
Solid build quality.
Good battery life.
Noise-cancelling in-ear headphones.
Uses standard mini-USB.
Good software bundle.
Extensive format support, including FLAC.
Mini HDMI cable not included.
Small buttons and finicky touch feedback.
Songbird software is PC only.
Awkwardly positioned headphone port.
Ineffective noise-cancelling tech.
3in screen too small for long viewing sessions.
By Pocket-lint on November 30, 2010
Tweet The Philips GoGear Muse (SA2MUS16S) is an MPEG4 player that looks to offer a range of features without breaking the bank. The Muse is lovingly crafted from brushed metal so it looks fantastic, but does the rest of the package deliver? A...70
By PC Advisor on November 10, 2010
The Philips GoGear Muse is a stunning piece of engineering that feels bombproof. Its also multitalented, offering decent-quality audio, video, a radio and voice recording. However, navigation can be frustrating. David Price...70
By Chip Chick on October 14, 2010
If youre looking for a perfect alternative to the iPod Touch, then this is not it. If youre looking for a basic, no-frills version of the iPod Touch, then thats what GoGear Muse offers. Also, youre not going to find an FM...-
By Tech2 on July 30, 2010
To sum it up, the whole experience was bittersweet. Though Id like to say more bitter than sweet. The screen as mentioned earlier was THE biggest issue. The rest of the features worked out fine but the player is meant to provide a good experience...60
By Whathifi.com on March 18, 2010
Compared to its closest rivals, the GoGear Muse is a slightly different take on the media portable format.The Philips is a large device, with a 400 x 240, three-inch screen, but the landscape-only layout is a curious choice as our instinct is to turn...80
By AsiaOne on January 08, 2010
For those who appreciate good music and like the occasional larger screen video playback, the Philips GoGear Muse does offer all of this at a pretty affordable price.Those who enjoy using Microsoft's Windows Media Player software will also...-
By CNET Asia on October 23, 2009
The Muse is what the Opus should have been from the beginning. Its well-made, there are enough features, the noise-cancellation is a great addition and they've fixed the user interface issues....77
By RegHardware on October 20, 2009
There is a lot to like about the Muse. Format support is excellent, as is the player's ability to handle video above the screens native resolution. The bundled noise cancelling earphones will hold obvious appeal to anyone who regularly uses their...85
By Stuff.tv on October 07, 2009
A solid media player with wide format support, but the noise-cancelling and controls disappoint...60
By CNET UK on September 29, 2009
The GoGear Muse is a better media player than Philips' previous offerings, as it supports a wider range of video and audio formats, and features a much more attractive design. But these enhancements still don't make up for the poor screen and...68