Philips GoGear Connect media player rocks into the UK with Android, Wi-Fi, GPS

Philips GoGear Connect media player rocks into the UK with Android, Wi-Fi, GPS

Just spotted strutting into the UK Argos catalogue is Philips’ new GoGear Connect portable media player, a fully-featured Android-powered device available in 8GB and 16GB flavours.

Both models run on the Android 2.1 operating system, pack a built in camera, a 3.2″ touchscreen display, an integrated FM radio tuner with 20 presets, and a battery life of up to 5 and 25 hours for video and audio playback, respectively.

There’s a microSD memory card slot for your memory expansion needs and built in GPS navigation too.

Philips GoGear Connect media player rocks into the UK with Android, Wi-Fi, GPS

The player is priced at £199.99 for the 16GB model and £179.99 for the 8GB jobbie, with the silver beastie measuring up at (H)5.9, (W)11.3, (D)1.3cm.

Here’s a short’n’shaky video showing off the music player interface. Either the screen is a giant sized one or it’s a very, very small man doing the pointing.

Feature list

  • Silver with touch screen.
  • Screen size 3.2in.
  • Stores up to 3,600 tracks.
  • Stores up to 4,000 photos.
  • 25 hours playback.
  • 5 hours video playback.
  • Rechargeable via AC/DC adaptor and USB port.
  • Size (H)5.9, (W)11.3, (D)1.3cm.
  • 2.0 USB port.
  • 8GB/16GB memory.
  • MP3/WMA/AAC/OggVorbis compatible.
  • USB cable supplied.
  • FM tuner.
  • 20 station pre-sets.
  • Minimum PC specification: Windows Vista or XP.
  • MicroSD card slot.
  • GPS.
  • Built-in camera.
  • Android 2.1 marketplace.
  • Includes headphones.
  • Weight 128g.
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