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MP3 player

SA2SPK08S/97

MP3 player

SA2SPK08S/97

Superior sound experience

It’s hip to be square with the GoGear Spark! Your compact music pal comes with FullSound™ and comfy high quality earphones for excellent sound on the go. Mix it up with Album Art, Songbird and FM Radio for unlimited fun and entertainment. See all benefits

Unfortunately this product is no longer available

MP3 player

Superior sound experience

It’s hip to be square with the GoGear Spark! Your compact music pal comes with FullSound™ and comfy high quality earphones for excellent sound on the go. Mix it up with Album Art, Songbird and FM Radio for unlimited fun and entertainment. See all benefits

Superior sound experience

It’s hip to be square with the GoGear Spark! Your compact music pal comes with FullSound™ and comfy high quality earphones for excellent sound on the go. Mix it up with Album Art, Songbird and FM Radio for unlimited fun and entertainment. See all benefits

Unfortunately this product is no longer available

MP3 player

Superior sound experience

It’s hip to be square with the GoGear Spark! Your compact music pal comes with FullSound™ and comfy high quality earphones for excellent sound on the go. Mix it up with Album Art, Songbird and FM Radio for unlimited fun and entertainment. See all benefits

Superior sound experience

And be entertained in style

  • Spark
  • 8GB*

Philips Songbird: one simple program to discover, play, sync

One simple, easy-to-use program that comes with your GoGear player, Philips Songbird lets you discover and play all your media, and sync it seamlessly with your Philips GoGear. Its intuitive and powerful music management features let you discover new artists and music styles directly in the program through music and media stores, services and websites. Play your own library and media from the internet and seamlessly sync all of it from your PC to your Philips GoGear.

Fullsound™ to bring your MP3 music to life

Fullsound™ to bring your MP3 music to life

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.

Audible.com features digital audiobooks and more

Audible.com features digital audiobooks and more

Audible.com is your destination for the widest selection of digital audiobooks, magazines, radio shows, stand-up comedy, and more available for download. Enjoy books in the car, at the gym, or around the house. Authors and icons read their own works, and famous actors narrate your favorite titles. At Audible.com you can browse and sample over 75,000 selections, including the latest best sellers and timeless classics.

FM radio with RDS and 20 presets for more music options

FM radio with RDS and 20 presets for more music options

RDS (Radio Data System) is a communications protocol standard that allows digital information to be transmitted over FM radio broadcasts. RDS-enabled FM radio receivers can display this useful information that includes station identity, program details and song title and artist, etc. At anytime, you can store a desired station as a preset channel on your GoGear player. With 20 preset radio stations that can be stored, you can quickly access your favorite radio station without having to manually tune the frequencies each time.

Voice recording to take notes or record anything, anytime

Voice recording to take notes or record anything, anytime

Voice recording converts your GoGear player into a handy dictation machine. Besides playing music or listening to radio, you can also record notes or reminders for work or school, record shopping lists and phone numbers – even song lyrics. By pressing the recording button and speaking into the built-in microphone, voice messages are compressed and stored in the built-in internal memory. Voice recording gives you a highly portable voice recorder allowing you to record anything, anytime and anywhere!

Folder view to organize and view media files like on your PC

Folder view to organize and view media files like on your PC

Folder view is an optional directory view of the GoGear player that lets you view all the files on your player as if it were a computer. Once you select Folder view, opening any supported file (i.e. music, pictures or videos) is as easy as selecting the file and hitting Play.

Built-in clip for easy wear

Built-in clip for easy wear

Smart Shuffle to listen to what you like most first

Smart Shuffle to listen to what you like most first

Soft rubber earbuds for comfortable listening

Soft rubber earbuds let you enjoy your music in comfort. A soft rubber cap encapsulates each earbud, and gently adjusts to the shape and size of your ear. It provides a soft cushion that makes listening through painful headphones a thing of the past.

Up to 22-hour music playback

This player's long-lasting power comes in the form of 22 hours of continuous music playback on just one single charge.

Technical Specifications

  • Picture/Display

    Diagonal screen size (inch)
    1.44  inch
    Backlight
    Yes
    Resolution
    128 x 128
    Type
    LCD
    Diagonal screen size (cm)
    3.66 cm
  • Sound

    Equalizer customizable
    Yes
    Frequency response
    20 - 18 000  Hz
    Equalizer settings
    • Funk
    • Hip Hop
    • Jazz
    • Rock
    • Techno
    • Classical
    Signal to noise ratio
    > 84 dB
    Channel separation
    45  dB
    Sound Enhancement
    FullSound
    Output power (RMS)
    2 x 2.4 mW
  • Audio Playback

    Compression format
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • WMA
    • FLAC
    • APE
    MP3 bit rates
    8-320 kbps and VBR
    ID3 Tag support
    Song title, artist, album
    WMA bit rates
    5-320 kbps
    WMA sample rates
    8, 11.025, 16, 22.050, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    MP3 sample rates
    • 16  kHz
    • 32  kHz
    • 48  kHz
    • 11.025  kHz
    • 22.050  kHz
    • 8  kHz
    Digital Rights Management
    Windows Media DRM for Portable Devices, Supports download & subscription music services
  • Still Picture Playback

    Picture Compression Format
    • JPEG
    • BMP
    Slide show
    Yes
  • Storage Media

    Built-in memory type
    NAND Flash
    Built-in memory capacity
    8 GB
    Mass storage class compliant
    Yes
    Music memory capacity, MP3
    Up to 1800 tracks*
  • Connectivity

    Headphone
    3.5 mm
    USB
    USB 2.0
  • Convenience

    Function
    Keypad lock
    Superscroll
    Yes
    Firmware upgradeable
    Yes
    Battery charging indication
    On user interface
    Dedicated volume controls
    Yes
    Charge & play
    when connected to PC
    Customizable volume limit
    Yes
  • Accessories

    Headphones
    AY3832
    USB cable
    AY3930
    Quick start guide
    Yes
  • Software

    Philips Songbird
    Yes
  • Green Specifications

    Lead-free soldered product
    Yes
    Certified green product
    pending
  • System Requirements

    PC OS
    Windows XP (SP3) / Windows Vista / Windows 7
    Internet connection
    Yes (for access to updated support documents, manuals, future firmware and PC software upgrades)
    USB
    Free USB port
  • Power

    Playtime on internal battery
    Up to 22 hours
    Rechargeable
    Yes, via USB
    Battery capacity
    220 mAh
    Battery Type
    LI-Polymer
  • Dimensions

    Packaging type
    D-box
    Product dimensions (WxDxH)
    46.8 x 14.5 x 46.8 mm
    Product weight
    0.031  kg
    D-box dimensions (WxDxH)
    110 x 30 x 120 mm
  • Audio Capturing

    Built-in microphone
    mono
    Voice recording
    Yes
    FM radio recording
    Yes
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

    Station presets
    20
    Tuner Bands
    FM
  • Partners

    7digital
    Yes
    Audible
    Yes

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Reviews

  • Storage capacity based on 4 minutes per song and 64 kbps WMA or 128 kbps MP3 encoding.
  • 1GB = 1 billion bytes; available storage capacity will be less.
  • Battery life varies by use and settings.