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.
Now you can enjoy your music freely and fully without worrying about the risk of hearing damage. Created by Philips, SafeSound consistently analyzes the sound level on your Philips GoGear MP3 player and alerts you if the volume and exposure could have possible impact on your long-term hearing. You can take action by adjusting the volume to a lower level or allow SafeSound to automatically regulate the volume for you – no need to fiddle with any settings. In addition, SafeSound provides daily and weekly overviews of your sound exposure so you can take better charge of your hearing health.
A 4.6 cm/1.8" full color screen allows you to easily navigate the control menu and browse through the music files on your GoGEAR player.
Philips offers you boundless entertainment. Your GoGEAR MP4 video player comes with a compact built-in rechargeable battery for long-lasting power. Enjoy up to 20 hours of music, or 4 hours of video playback on a single charge. Just plug the power cable in to recharge the player – it's that simple.
FM radio with RDS and 30 presets for more music options.
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.
LikeMusic lets you experience more of the music that you like most – with just a click! No need to sort through your music library or wait for serendipity to strike. LikeMusic is a Philips patented algorithm that analyzes songs in your library to identify similar music characteristics. These characteristics help LikeMusic create smart playlists of songs that simply sound great together. Just click on a song that you like and hit the LikeMusic icon – a playlist will instantly appear. Give it a name and enjoy your new playlist – or rediscover songs – on your PC or your GoGear player.
Sometimes, you just need your GoGEAR player to take you from home to office and back again or for a short run – but you forgot to charge it last night. Say goodbye to frustration and boring, silent journeys with Fast Charge. Philips’ smart and convenient solution lets you plug your GoGEAR to your PC or USB charger for just 5 minutes and in return, you get a whopping 90 minutes of audio playback! Fast Charge works by relying on much higher current levels to give your lithium-ion battery the power it needs to tide you over in a jiffy … and keep the music going.
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.
* Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings.
* 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.
* Actual transfer speed may vary based on your operating system and software configuration.