Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner Review

Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner Reviews

Review score:

9.2 / 10 – Updated May, 2024

Latest Price: £129

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Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner Review


How customers rate Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner

Quality Score
9.9
Price Score
8.9
Review Score
8.9
Overall Score
9.2

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Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner features

Some of the top features that we picked out for this product include:

  • Listen to DAB/DAB+ digital radio stations
  • Plug in and get going straight out the box
  • LCD display shows which station you’re tuned in to
  • Store 20 DAB digital and 20 FM radio stations
  • Connect to Spotify & use your phone as a remote control

Below is the full specification for Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner

Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner specs

Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner
Digital Tuner

DAB+

Power Source

Mains

FM

FM

Screen Display

LCD

Radio Alarm

Yes

Clock / Alarm

Yes

Digital Tuner

DAB+

Power Source

Mains

Product Description

TAR8805

Radio Tuner

FM

Screen Display

LCD

Dimensions

(H)11.3 x (W)26.8 x (D)15.9

Clock / Alarm

Yes

Digital Tuner

DAB+

Power Source

Mains

Product Description

TAR8805

Radio Tuner

FM

Screen Display

LCD

Price

£129

Number of Reviews
Review Score

/ 5

Average score in category: 4.7 / 5

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Quality of Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner

As an appliance reviews specialist, you can probably imagine that we’re really keen to look at product quality as part of our reviews. Many appliances that we buy are expensive purchases and therefore we want them to last for several years. In order for this to happen we should do everything we can to buy good quality products. Below we’ll explore some of the top areas that you can use to identify a good quality product.

When buying Digital Radios you should firstly think about the brand that you’re buying. In fact we often recommend that before you get into the detail of choosing a product, you should firstly spend some time researching the various brands. It’s also worth considering writing up your own list of brands that you’d be happy to buy.

As you’ve reached this Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner we can probably assume that Philips is a brand that you’re either happy to buy, or at least consider. The good news is that Philips is a hugely respected brand and known for making great Digital Radios. In fact on average customers review products from Philips at 4.6 out of 5.

The next factor that can indicate how good quality a product is, are the features. You will have seen an extensive list of Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner’s features above, which gives you a good idea of how good the quality of the product is. When you have narrowed down your list of potential purchases you should compare the features to see if one product offers something of better quality than another.

Material is another great specification to help you determine if a product is likely to be good quality and durable.

Of course customer reviews are another fantastic source of information for determining the quality of Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner too. You’ll get a good idea from customers if they’re experiencing years of use or if there is a trend of faults/problems. Thankfully it looks like you’re already on to a winner with Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner simply based on the review score.


How expensive is Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner?

Price and reviews are the two most important factors for us to consider when buying products online. So whilst we’re aware you’re here to get Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews, we’d be missing a really important piece of information if we didn’t give you details on the price.

In order to really get into the detail of the price we’ve looked at all 35 products that show up in the Digital Radios at AO.com as well as the 56 from the brand Philips. We then end by analysing the price of both of those criteria combined, i.e only looking at Philips branded products in the Digital Radios category, which we found 9 products.

In order to ensure we’re getting you the best deal when shopping online we’ve run a scan to find the best prices for Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner. Our most recent scan found AO.com to be the cheapest at just £129.

What is the average price of Digital Radios?

As mentioned above we found 35 products for sale in the Digital Radios category at AO.com. The average price of those 35 products was £131.60, which makes Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner below average against this average price.

Next we checked to see how much price can vary in the Digital Radios category, and you might be surprised to learn that the cheapest product we found was actually £15.00 and the most expensive that we managed to find in the same category was was £599.00.

After that we thought it would be interesting to know, of the 35 products how many were more expensive and how many were cheaper than Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner. We learned that 12 products cost more than and 21 cost less.

What is the average price of Philips products?

Next up we looked at the average price you can expect to pay for Philips branded products.

Of the 56 Philips branded products, the average price was £323.13. With the most expensive coming in at £2199.00 and cheapest being £20.00.

Although we then thought we shouldn’t just look at all Philips products, instead we should be looking at only their products that fall within the Digital Radios category.

Average price of Philips Digital Radios

In total we found 9 products from Philips within the Digital Radios category.

The average price of these products was £129.44, which interestingly makes Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner below average for price against this criteria.

The most expensive of the 9 products was £279.00 whilst the cheapest was £49.00. With 2 products more expensive and 5 cheaper.


Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner Reviews

Let’s face it, reviews are a critical part of the buying process for buying any appliances online. In fact you could argue buying any product online full stop. It’s especially important though when buying products like Digital Radios.

We’ve had a quick look at the reviews for Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner and at the same time also looked at some average scores from customers for similar products.

The review score we found for Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner was / 5
We then wanted to look to see how that compared to other products in the Digital Radios category. The average review score of all Digital Radios is 4.7 / 5.

It’s also useful to know how Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner stands up against other products from Philips. The average review score of products from Philips over at AO.com is 4.6 out of 5.

Customer reviews are without doubt the best source of information we can use to get a really genuine and unbiased opinion of a product. Another type of reviews that is really worth exploring too are professional/expert reviews. Websites such as Which.co.uk are very popular and known for providing really detailed and insightful reviews for appliances.

Once you’ve spent a bit of time reading through the Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews, we recommend that you spend a bit of time looking at reviews for alternative products. Some of our top picks include Philips BTB4800/12 DAB / DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews, Philips AZB600/12 DAB / DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews or Philips TAR5505 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews.

If you’re thinking you’d still like to explore a few more product reviews after those above then a couple more great options could include Philips TAR5005 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews or even Philips BTB8000/12 DAB / DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews.


Philips Digital Radios

We covered the importance of choosing a great brand, earlier in the quality section of this review.

Judging by the fact that you’ve found this review, you’re probably already making a great choice in considering Philips for your purchase. Especially seeing as the average review score for Philips products is 4.6 out of 5.

There are, as you know, many different brands offering Digital Radios, so our advice is just take your time to write up your list of brands you’d be happy to buy, and use that list to filter your search when shopping online. It’s a great way of really cutting down the number of results to look through.


Videos of Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner on YouTube

If you’re more of a visual person then video reviews can be a fantastic resource. Especially when you get the reviews that really get into the detail like features, pros and cons of a product. We have run a search for Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner reviews on YouTube and below is the top result for that search.


Summary

The fact that Philips TAR8805 DAB+ Digital Radio with FM Tuner scored / 5 is testimony to the fact that this product is a great buy.
Go and check out what customers have to say about this fantastic product by clicking on the “view reviews at AO.com ” button

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