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Philips CSS5235Y

Philips CSS5235Y
alaScore 89

26 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Philips CSS5235Y. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The size and design also get good opinions.

usability, design, size, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips CSS5235Y is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Quality Sound these are actually Seriously Smart


Fantastically priced & actually had them in stock NOT like others. The sound from these are bar none I cannot find any fault apart from I keep losing the remote but the function buttons on the side of the main base speaker help if like me you are...

Nov, 2017

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Phillips surround sound


This system was a lot smaller than I thought it would be,. When used in conjunction with a movie, the sound through the front two speakers and base are fantastic. You really feel like you are part of the film. It's neat that you can take the wireless...

Jan, 2017

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Good but could of been better


This is a good system, however its not amazing, the sound is good, I did not feel when you took the small speakers to the back they were loud enough. It also does not come with HDMI or optical cable to connect it just to let you know. Its a good system...

Jan, 2017

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Easy stereo to surround sound


Had to update the firmware before I could get the HDMI Audio Return Channel to display on TV. After that worked fine, but you do need a decent quality HDMI cable. Quick conversion to 4.1, just lift off the tops and put them where you want. Plus you can...

Jan, 2017

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wireless is a bit misleading


only wireless part is the 2 side speakers top bit which then only works for 3 hours! everything else is wired! took ages to work and then had to phone phillips to help and was told i needed a digital coaxial cable. purchased it BUT on normal satellite...

Nov, 2016

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Philips Wireless Surround System


Portable, wireless, rechargeable rear surround speakers are great. They can be placed anywhere during use then popped back on top of the front speakers to recharge after use. Batteries last long enough for three 2hr movies which is perfect. Sound...

Nov, 2016

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Exciting sounds


Great value and great sounds

Nov, 2016

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Great product -no more cables


Easy to setup. The system is wireless which is great as you don't have the worry about running cables for your stereo effect or surround sound. When you turn them on the speakers auto negotiate but it does take about a minute to do this. You have...

Aug, 2016

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Favourtie thing i own.


" This is by far the best thing I own in my house. The sound quality is superb. Crystal clear and so easy to set up! Be warned HDMI cable is not included so make sure you have one. Would definitely recommend this product to anyone. "

Aug, 2016

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Fantastic sound


" Definite cinema quality sound, even without the subwoofer connected! (we have quite a small lounge) I found it quite difficult to set up and had to purchase a couple of different cables to fit my TV. It definitely would have benefitted from having...

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Pro Logic II
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
RMS rated power:200
Sound enhancement technology: Yes
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
Optical disc player type:Not included

Other features

Package depth:29
Package height:62
Package weight:10820
Package width:37

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:290
Package height:620
Package width:370

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI Out:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Number of HDMI Outputs:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.5


FM radio: No

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:8
Satellite speaker sensitivity:3
Satellite speaker tweeter diameter:2.54
Satellite speaker tweeter size:2.54
Satellite speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Satellite speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Satellite speaker woofer size:7.62
Satellite speakers RMS power:60


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):13.3
Subwoofer driver size:13.3
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:4
Subwoofer RMS power:140
Subwoofer sensitivity:3
Wireless Subwoofer: Yes

Technical Details

Colour of product:Black
Karaoke: No


3D: No

Weight & Dimensions

Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):128 x 128 x 328
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):226 x 306 x 251