The Philips GoGear ViBE MP3 Player has Philips FullSound and Songbird technology for users to fully enjoy their music experience with unlimited exploration of music. Portable and durable, this MP3 player is convenient while on the go. Rubber ear buds are soft, bringing a comfortable feel to the user. Its smooth finish makes it easy to handle. This ViBE Mp3 player has FM radio with 20 preset stations, a 1.8 inch full color display, has 8 GB storage and has Smart Shuffle which allows you to listen to your favorite music first.
The ViBE has Phillips’ FullSound Technology that allows users to experience excellent high quality sound without any distortion. FullSound is based on the audio algorithm of post-processing which combines Phillips’ ability with music reproduction with the combination of the newest generation Digital Signal Processor (DSP). The product brings more impact and depth, and richer and fuller sound for the user.
Search, Listen and Sync
Another amazing technology of Philips Songbird is a user-friendly application that lets you search, discover, play all media and sync it with your MP3 player without hassle. The powerful and automatic features of music management allow you to discover the new music styles and new music. This is through music services, websites and stores and directs them to your program. Have your own library, play them online and sync them with your PC to your ViBE MP3 player.
Full Color Screen
This MP3 player has 1.8 inch full color display that makes you easily navigate over the music files and control menus or go through your gallery while music is playing on the background. The easy to manipulate volume controls, super scroll option, and charging indicator makes it easy for users to determine if it is charging or battery-full. FastCharge will let you charge your built-in battery for just 5 minutes and you have 90 minutes of playback of music. Also the rubberized and soft finish of the look of the MP3 player makes it durable and comfortable to handle.
Rubber Ear buds
With its soft ear buds, you will fully enjoy your music for hours without a doubt. The rubber cap on each ear bud gently incorporates with the size and shape of your ear so it won’t easily wear off from your ears. The soft cushion of the ear bud will make you forget about the uncomfortable headphones you used before.
It also has a communication protocol, Radio Data System (RDS), which allows information to be transmitted over the FM radio broadcasts. FM radios which are RDS-enabled display the information such as program details, station identity and song title with the artist to the MP3 player. As the user, you have the opportunity to store one FM station as preset channel in your MP3 Player. You can have up to 20 preset radio stations and access your favorite station without having to use the frequencies.
Aside from music and videos, you can also enjoy audio books, radio shows, stand-up comedy, magazine and a whole lot more which are available to download at Audible.com. Enjoy reading your favorite books when you are at the car waiting, at the gym or even at your house. You can browse over 75,000 books at Audible.com and find the best selling and timeless books.
The ViBE MP3 Player has a limited warranty of 90 days and the box contains GoGear ViBE Player, ear buds and a quick start guide.
Created by Phillips, ViBE MP3 Player is 0.4 inches in length, 1.7 inches in width and 3.1 inches in height and weighs only 1.3 ounces which is very perfect to bring along anywhere. It is compatible with operating systems like Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows XP and Vista.
Downside of the Philips GoGear ViBE Mp3 Player
This player has no audio recording which could be an additional feature of the product and big plus for users. Also there is only limited video format that can be supported which limits the options of the users. The 1.8 inch display is too small for watching videos and going through the gallery, this could lower your viewing pleasure. Also improvements are necessary to enhance user experience. Also the volume buttons are a bit buried down which would be difficult for people with large fingers to manipulate.
GoGear ViBE Mp3 Player is really inexpensive MP3 players that you can bring along anywhere and anytime. The Songbird program is completely compatible with Windows PCs rather than Mac.
What Users have to Say?
Users say the “Philips GoGear Vibe 4GB MP3 Player is a good overall MP3 player”, and “The sound quality is very good.” They say “The Philips Songbird software was easy to use” than any other music applications in media players.
With superb quality of sound, comfortable rubber ear buds, life-long rechargeable battery, the size perfect for on the go MP3 player, customized equalizer and the ability to play video, this MP3 player is the best choice. It is user-friendly and you can plug it to your truck, to your home stereo and even to your PC, and you can definitely enjoy listening to your music wherever you are. The ViBE MP3 player is a must-have for people who love to take music with them anywhere.
This ViBe might not have the features of iPod Nano or any advanced gadget today, but if you are in a tight budget and you just want an MP3 player that you bring along everyday you jog in the morning or to keep you occupied while on a long travel, the ViBE MP3 player is an excellent choice.
With 1.8 inch full color screen, 8GB storage, music applications such as Songbird for unlimited music discovery, sound application such as FullSound to bring music to life, and up to 20 hours of music and 3 hours of video playback, Philips GoGear ViBE MP3 Player is the perfect player you can use anywhere and anytime. It also has soft rubber ear buds and easy navigation over the media files, you can surely enjoy your music experience. This small and durable player is highly recommended for people who love music.