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Philips HTS5563

Philips HTS5563
alaScore 87

43 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Philips HTS5563. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. People really like the size and price. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Philips HTS5563 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Philips HTS5563 review


If space and budget are tight, then this system is a super solution

Sleek design ; compact ; easy to use ; immersive, nicely integrated sound ; natural, detailed pictures

No bundled iPod dock ; no Bluetooth

If space and budget are tight, then this Philips system is a super solution

Jul, 2012

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Quirky, at least individual, is what we expect from Philips – and it's what we get here with this smart one-box home cinema

Ideal if space (and cash) are at a premium, the compact Philips won't let you down

Dec, 2012

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Philips HTS5563 review


Philips produces several all-in-one home cinema systems, but the HTS5563 is one of its best. It's a 5.1 surround sound system with 3D Blu-ray playback, Smart TV functions and local media streaming. It should look great wherever you put it thanks to its...

Audio is top notch, but Smart TV is basic and it’s not very adjustable

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Surround, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD HR, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, MKA, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, MKA, MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Equalizer: Yes
MP3 bit rates:32 - 320
RMS rated power:1000 / 800
Sound enhancement technology: Yes
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10 / 30

Center speaker

Center speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Center speaker impedance:4
Center speaker peak power:133 / 166
Center speaker RMS power:166
Center speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Center speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Center speaker woofer size:7.62

Front speakers

Front speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Front speaker impedance:4
Front speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Front speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Front speaker woofer size:7.62
Front speakers RMS power:166

Hard drive

Built-In Hard Drive: No

Management features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Optical Drive

Disc loading type:Tray
Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-RE, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Optical disc player type:Blu-Ray player
Playback disc formats:SVCD, VCD

Other features

Picture enhancement:HD (720p, 1080i, 1080p/ 24fps), Progressive scan, Video upscaling, Rotate, Slideshow with music playback, Zoom

Packaging Content

Additional accessories:2 x AAA Batteries, FM antenna, HDMI cable, Power cord, Quick start guide, Remote Control, Safety & Legal Leaflet, Trademarks Sheet, World Wide Warranty leaflet
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC, HDMI / HDMI
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):600 x 327 x 393
Package weight:12.1 / 12.4 / 12.5

Ports & interfaces

AUX In: Yes
Composite Video Out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI Out:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Microphone in: Yes
Number of HDMI Outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB ports quantity:1
USB version:2.0


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):105


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Number of satellite speakers:2
Satellite speaker frequency range:150 - 20000
Satellite speaker impedance:4
Satellite speaker peak power:532 / 664
Satellite speaker woofer diameter:7.62
Satellite speaker woofer diameter (imperial):7.62
Satellite speaker woofer size:7.62
Satellite speakers RMS power:166
Wireless satellite speakers: Yes


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC


Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):16.5
Subwoofer driver size:16.5
Subwoofer frequency range:20 - 150
Subwoofer impedance:4
Subwoofer peak power:133 / 166
Subwoofer RMS power:166
Subwoofer Type:Passive
Wireless Subwoofer:No / Yes

Technical Details

Apple Docking:Y
Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod / Yes
Colour of product:Black
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
EasyLink:21:9 format subtitle support, Audio Return Channel, Automatic audio input mapping, Dynamic Lipsync, One touch play, One touch standby, Remote Control-Passthrough
Image formats supported:GIF, JPEG XR, JPG / GIF, JPG, PNG
Karaoke:No / Yes
Night mode: Yes
Slide show: Yes
Smart TV: Yes
USB direct playback: Yes
Video compression formats:AVCHD, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Internet TV: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video enhancement technology: Yes
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):223 x 80 x 102
Center speaker weight:570
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):90 x 82 x 187
Front speaker weight:570
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):435 x 330 x 45
Main unit weight:3.69
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):90 x 82 x 187
Satellite speaker weight:570
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):178 x 343 x 303
Subwoofer weight:3.9