Good in-ear headphone bundle.
Solid build quality.
Sleek, 2.8-inch screen.
Good pair of in-ear earphones.
Good audio quality.
FM reception was ok.
Decent Battery life
Built well, Simple controls.
Slow menu navigation.
Video playback was not too great.
UI is a little bit sluggish.
Slightly large design.
Mediocre music quality.
Poor screen quality.
By Computeractive on December 27, 2009
A decent player that is easy to...60
By PCMag Mideast on December 20, 2009
Designed to compete with today’s latest portable media devices, the Philips GoGear Opus (16GB) features support for the most common audio and video formats, including MPEG-4, MP3 and WMV. A large 2.8-inch screen is provided, along with software...70
By TechTree on December 09, 2009
Philips, a few months back, had announced its new range of portable audio-video players from GoGear, and it was only recently that we reviewed the GoGear Vibe and the GoGear Aria. Both these players were found to be a good option for those looking for...70
By Tech2 on December 02, 2009
Video Philips has included a host of software with the Opus for a variety of purposes. The media converter adapts video files for optimal viewing on the Opus’ display. It’s quite a speedy process converting videos even full length movies. I...70
By CNET Australia on October 08, 2009
The slow interface probably kills what would have been an excellent player with decent format support and great sound...65
By ThinkDigit on October 05, 2009
You’ve lost that lovin feelinThe Opus consists of a brushed metal rear and glossy black front. The sides have a silver trim and this adds some much need contrast to all that black, all in all an attractive looking player. The controls look clunky...-
By Pocket-lint on August 07, 2009
The Philips GoGear Opus doesnt do anything drastically wrong but it doesnt really excite...70
By PC Advisor on July 03, 2009
A decent but not overwhelmingly impressive effort from Philips. The Opus looks great and is a pleasure to use; its also temptingly priced. Unfortunately sound quality with the bundled headphones could be better, and thats a bit of a dealbreaker...70
By CNET UK on June 30, 2009
Despite some appealing features, like support for the BBC's iPlayer and FM radio recording, the Philips GoGear Opus is let down by a sluggish menu system and disappointing screen. It hasn't got what it takes to hold its own against more stylish...70
By RegHardware on June 10, 2009
The Opus is another solid effort from Philips, its conservative looks, slow start up time and merely adequate video performance notwithstanding. In its favour it produces a very good sound, is extremely easy to use, has a very fine FM radio, decent...75