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89 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Philips-HTS3164. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the size and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips-HTS3164 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Philips-HTS3164 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on People really like the size and price. The design and usability are also appreciated.

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This summary is based on the products: Philips-HTS3164 - Home theatre system - 5.1 channelPhilips-HTS3164 - Home theatre system - 5.1 channel

Jun, 2018

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Great sound quality for low price.

Feb, 2009

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Philips HTS3164


Fantastic upgrade for your tv. Small speakers that give a big sound. Sound volume goes up to 40 but I usually have the voulme on 6 but if I know the neighbours are out and I want to rock the room I have gone up to 14!. Adds that extra exprerience when...

No real problems but if your picky the rear speaker cables could of been just a little longer. I had to cut and join them as they were just too short for my average sized longe. Mind you I have mounted the rear speakers near the ceiling in the rear...

Feb, 2009

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A lot of bang from a small neat box. Aslo it plays any cd derived format. Good cable lenghs. Other small unlisted useful features such as it seems to remember not only where you were the last time you listened to a cd but also what surround mode you...


Jan, 2009

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Plays divx from flash memory. Plays dvd files from flash memory. Good sound

Wires to speakers are flimsy with no connectors only square plugs.

Jan, 2009

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Dec, 2008

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Easy to setup - no real need to look at the instructions apart from to see where exactly to place each speaker in the room. On-screen menu easy enough to follow. Sound quality and volume is excellent, even at the higher end of the scale.

I have no real bad points to highlight with this product, apart from I suppose a label stuck to the top of the DVD player with glue, which if removed I know will be a mess, so I just left it there (the label is the entire width of the player but is not...

Dec, 2008

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Excellent picture and sound qualirty

No audio output for separate amplifier

Dec, 2008

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Small but reasonably powerful speakers that don't monopolise all the space round the TV

Dec, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Dolby Digital, Dolby Prologic II, Stereo, DTS
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 256
RMS rated power:300 / 4
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):60

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:8

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other features

Centre speaker driver diameter:7.62
Centre speaker driver size:7.62
HDMI ports quantity:1
Number of products included:1
Package depth:41.7
Package height:37.8
Package weight:11.5
Package width:44.6
Packaging net weight:9.77
Packaging tare weight:1.72
Power requirements:50Hz, 230V
Rear speaker depth:7.1
Rear speaker height:20.3
Rear speaker width:10.3
Satellite speaker driver diameter:7.62
Satellite speaker driver size:7.62
Set weight:2.8
Set width:36
Surround speaker weight:450

Outer carton

Gross weight of outer carton:11.5
Net weight of outer carton:9.77
Quantity outer carton:1
Tare weight outer carton:1.72

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):446 x 378 x 417
Package weight:11.5

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
FM antenna: Yes
Front / Side connections:USB
Headphone outputs:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):1


Preset stations quantity:40
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4
Satellite speakers RMS power:75


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):16.5
Subwoofer driver size:16.5
Subwoofer frequency range:40 - 150 / 45 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:8
Subwoofer Type:Passive

Technical Details

Frequency range:180 - 14000
Image formats supported:JPEG
Outer carton dimensions (W x D x H):37.8 x 44.6 x 41.7
Outer carton dimentions (W x D x H):37.8 x 44.6 x 41.7
Outer carton gross weight:11.5
Package tare weight:1.72


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Video formats supported:MPEG1, MPEG2

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):105 x 74 x 244 / 244 x 74 x 105
Center speaker weight:780
Rear speaker weight:450
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):123 x 369 x 310 / 310 x 369 x 123
Subwoofer weight:3.85