The Philips GoGear Spark has a nice intuitive UI which is easy to understand and visually appealing. It has nice animations. You can browse through your music files, images, recordings, folders, and settings easily using the controls on the front face. You can browse your music by artist, album, genre, and create playlists. The interface is fast and responsive and has little to no lag. You can view every file on the player using the Folder view and also use the player as a portable storage device. You can change tracks, play / pause, browse music using the controls on the front face.
The Philips GoGear Spark supports personalization and allows you to change the theme, wallpaper, screen saver, etc. You can set the screensaver to display the time, song title, album art or even a slideshow. It also allows you to modify settings like language, date and time, display settings, equalizer settings and the sleep timer through the Settings menu.
It has a built in FM radio which offers nice sound reception. It also has a voice recorder built in which is quite usable. It supports the MP3, WMA and WAV formats as well as Audible and Rhapsody. The Philips GoGear Spark can be connected to your computer to transfer music and other files. It supports only the MTP profile so you can transfer files only on Windows PCs.