Good overall design.
Awesome color OLED screen.
Plenty of features to take advantage of it.
Good sound quality.
Good battery life.
On the go playlists.
ID3 and file/folder browsing.
Bundled earbuds arenít great.
The GoGear Spark is light on format support.
Voice recordings are noisy.
Storage capacity is meager.
Not everyone will appreciate its wearable design.
By PCMag Mideast on December 20, 2009
The Philips GoGear Spark MP3 player reminds us of the iRiver Clix MP3 player. The device is smaller than a matchbox and light enough to hang comfortably round your neck with the included lanyard. The player is also small enough to fit into a pocket,...70
By Anything But iPod on November 19, 2009
Philips is a brand that hasn’t gotten much attention on this site in the past, due to somewhat random product numbering, release schedules, retail outlets and generally a rather weird behavior for a MP3 manufacturer. They have some nice players...-
By Web User on May 01, 2009
The Spark is a nifty little device which, despite its size, manages to provide great sound. The screen is more than adequate for displaying tracklist and album artwork but, beyond that, it has its limitations. While the Spark is unlikely to win any...76
By Whathifi.com on April 30, 2009
The 4GB Spark has a 1.46in display that also acts as a convenient control. Pressing the side of the screen allows you to change tracks and skip menus at pace. The player also comes with a protective rubber case, which is useful for sporty types, and...60
By PC Advisor on April 09, 2009
The Philips GoGear Spark is principally let down by an occasionally confusing navigation system. But it is very portable and attractive, and temptingly priced for an MP3 player that includes a colour screen. David Alexander Price...80
By Expert Reviews on April 01, 2009
Philips GoGear Spark MP3 player is smaller than a matchbox and light enough to hang comfortably round your neck with the included lanyard. The clumsy among us will really appreciate the rubber case. As with its predecessor, the GoGear 2GB...100
By AskMen on April 01, 2009
Philips' coolest new product line is the GoGear Spark range of diminutive MP3 players, with or without optional FM tuners. Instead of following the pack into feature-creep territory, the GoGear Spark line keeps it simple. The result is a compact MP3...78
By Trusted Reviews on March 29, 2009
Call me fickle or easily bored, but Im looking forward to the day when Im asked to recommend a cheap, no-nonsense, miniscule MP3 player and I cant instantly recommend the Sansa Clip. Frankly, Im tired of saying it. Why cant someone - even...70
By RegHardware on March 19, 2009
The Spark is Philips most convincing portable music player for quite some time. The sound is above par for the price bracket, the battery life is excellent and the device itself is easy and pleasant to use. If youre looking for a decent MP3 player...75
By iGIZMO on March 18, 2009
A surprisingly capable and well-priced player that manages to stand out from the crow Good value / Impressive sound / Compact design Navigation sometimes bothersome / No Mac support Self-proclaimed iPod killers have tried time and again to steal...80