In the video above, Zara takes a look at a camera/MP3 player hybrid device. It’s a bit of a strange combination, especially as there’s no mobile phone in there anywhere, but considering the specs of the little thing, it’s remarkably cheap for what you’re getting.
Unfortunately it doesn’t seem to be available in the UK yet. Ah well – next Christmas perhaps.
Philips has released its compact SA9345 flash MP4 player, capable of playing MP3 and WMA audio, 320×240 resolution WMV9 video at up to 30fps, and other video formats using the supplied converter software. It's 9cm long, weighs 48g, and has…
The two new models, expected to arrive in October, are a step up from the Sansa e200 series, offering either 8GB or 16GB of built-in storage, plus up to 8GB of additional storage via optional microSD/microSDHC cards.
The players natively supporting major audio and video formats including MP3, WMA, WAV, H.264, WMV, and MPEG4, plus the ability to convert other formats, including DivX, via the Sansa Media Converter software. It also supports many music download and subscription services including Rhapsody To Go, Napster, and eMusic.
Summary: Lots of X-Fi wireless excitement but the big guns were launched ten minutes from the end in the form of the brand new Creative Zen player (Zen Vision M in miniature, essentially). Read on!
In the midst of telling us about their plans to turn the world HD (stay tuned for video of this for soon!), Sony also found time to launch a colourful new array of WALKMAN Video MP3 players that now include WMA as a supported format and bear the “PlaysForSure” Windows certification logo.
OK, so the Shearer V2000 portable music player isn’t really much like the iPhone except in initial looks. It’s not a phone, for a start, though it does sport a 3-inch 16-million colour polysilicon screen encased in a brushed metal exterior. It’s not touch sensitive, so there are extra buttons at the base of the unit for controlling it.
For the acronym-happy, it supports RM/RMV8, AVI, and MPEG video support, plus MP3, WMA, APE, and FLAC audio files, plus JPEG, bitmap, and GIF image formats. It also has an FM radio tuner, LRC lyrics, and text to speech capability, plus built-in BBE and SRS sound enhancement.
The MFFM37 “Touch Me” player features a 2.4 inch LCD touch screen with 320×240 resolution. It comes with up to 4GB of memory and can play back MP3, WMA, and OGG music, and MPEG4 and WMV9 movie files.
LG’s Mobile XD Engine improves picture quality by controlling screen brightness, colour and contrast.