Audio compression technology allows large digital music files to be reduced up to 10 times in size without radically degrading their audio quality. MP3 or WMA are two of the compression formats that let you enjoy a world of digital music on your GoGear player. Download MP3 or WMA songs from authorized music sites on the Internet or create your own MP3 or WMA music files by ripping your audio CDs and transferring them onto your player.
GoGear Players with Equalizer, utilize technology to automatically set the optimum sound frequency balance for a chosen music style. Whether it is Jazz, Rock or Pop that you are listening to, using the Equalizer preset setting allows you to enjoy the optimum sound for that music style.
You can quickly and easily copy your music collection from your PC to your GoGear player. Simply connect your GoGear to your PC while in Windows® Explorer, select the songs or the folders that you want to copy to your player, then drag the selected files to the GoGear's music folder. It is that simple. No additional software installation is needed!
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!
For the ultimate in music portability, this Philips GoGear player is ready for wear and ready to go. The lightweight and ultra compact device gives you superior sound quality and a true portable entertainment experience on the move.
Charge your GoGear player battery quickly and easily from your PC via USB. By connecting your player to your PC with the cable provided and following the necessary prompts, your PC will provide the power for charging your player within a few seconds. Enjoy the convenience of doing away with a separate recharger.
This player's long-lasting power comes in the form of 10 hours of continuous music playback or FM radio listening - all on a single charge.
Digital FM radio offers you additional music options to your music collection on your GoGear. Simply tune into the station that you want to preset, press and hold the preset button to memorize the frequency. You can preset up to 20 radio stations and enjoy your favorite programs whenever you go.
* Storage capacity based on 4 minutes per song and 64 kbps WMA or 128 kbps MP3 encoding.
* Actual transfer speed may vary based on your operating system and software configuration.
* 1GB = 1 billion bytes; available storage capacity will be less.
* 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.