The Samsung YP-T9 and T9B DAPs are the most preferable choice of the people these days. iLuv Korea presented ‘iss314′ speaker dock for the players. The globular dock is a portable audio system with a maximum output of 33W. The system will enhance the sound quality with a 3D sound output. It also features a subwoofer, sub output, and auxiliary input. The system may include a remote control however, the T9(B) can be controlled using the playback buttons situated at the bottom of the circular dock. Price: 139,000(KRW)
IRIVER S7 is a stylish DAP that has hit the Korean market. The DAP measures only 42 x 30 x 9.6mm. The DAP can hold up to 1 GB of data for you and supports OGG, MP3, WMA and ASF files. It also features HD sound and SRS WOW HD effect. So you can cherish your favorite music with this fashionable featherweight DAP. It weighs only 15g and comes with a FM tuner.
Two companies, C4T and DRMS, are set to release the EZmax, a DRM-loaded playback only DAP that seemingly is based on the ‘digital disc’ (DD), in the Japanese market. The player was already launched in the Korean market by Liztech earlier. Featuring a proprietary file format, headphone jack, a five-band equalizer and the ‘acuagraphy’ watermarking technique, the impending DAP will come pre-loaded with tunes ranging between 32MB to 2GB capacities and will be purchased straight from the record labels. The EZmax runs on a single AAA battery. Though, there is no exact information of pricing, the DAP probably will hit the Japanese market early in the year 2007. And hopefully will also bring some sort of stability and fidelity in the illegitimate music market of Japan.
Are you still thinking about buying a MP3 player like Apple iPod Shuffle or Microsoft Zune? Then have a look at this amazing piece of electronics. This not only will save a few dollars for you but will also function as a USB Pen Drive. The only trait that I found with the device was that it does not have a sporty LCD screen to enjoy some videos. But considering the $15 price tag, I think that its value for money. Features: The Brando MP3 Player does not have a LCD screen and doesn’t even has a good looking and stylish aluminum finish, but it can accept SD or MMC cards and can directly plug into the USB port of your computer for easy data transfer. Measurements: The device measures just 3.25 x 1.25 x 1.00 inches and weighs a little more than an ounce. The one inch thickness of the device is due to the fact that the device has a AAA battery slot that is needed to power it. Package: The package includes the device itself and a pair of not so trendy and rather cheaply made set of headphones. All other accessories that is the battery and the SD card have to be purchased by the buyer. I think there will be a couple of SD cards eating dust in your store. So you can also buy this device so that you can use your old purchases. Technical Specifications: 1) Power: One AAA Sized Battery that offers you 10-hours of non stop music. 2) Playing Format: MP3 3) Interface: USB 2.0 Port 4) Output: 16 mW on each side of the headphone 5) Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20KHz 6) Signal to Noise Ratio: 88dB 7) Distortion: 0.02% Memory Card: SD or MMC 9) Systems Supported: Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Mac OS 8.6 and above Setup: The device offers you a very basic setup. You can slide the rear end cap to get to the SD/MMC card and also the AAA sized battery. The front end cap slides to reveal the USB port for easy connectivity with the system. The device is Plug and Play compatible that means that there is no need to install a separate software in the computer to connect the device. You just have to connect the device to the USB port of the computer and the system will automatically recognize the device as a external storage device. Then you can drag and drop your favorite tracks in the device. At the bottom of the case you will find a 3.5mm headphone jack where you can insert the provided headphones or if you want to spend a bit more then you can buy any good quality headphone for the device. Controls: The device has a single multipurpose switch attached at the top end side of the player. That can be moved forward and reverse to change the tracks in both the directions. Pressing and holding the switch for more than 3 seconds will power on and off the device. A long press in either direction will change the volume. The device can play tracks only in continuous motion that means there is no button in the device that can make it play tracks in random order. However you can connect the device to the computer and copy songs according to your mood. Price: The Brando USB MP3 Player + SD/MMC Card Reader and the Headphones are priced at $15. You also have two colors to choose from, which are Translucent Black and Translucent Blue. Positives: 1) The price tag of $15 makes the device value for money 2) The device is multipurpose as it can be used as a MP3 Player and also as a thumb drive 3) Easy to operate 4) Good design. Portable Negatives: 1) Headphones provided not to good 2) No support for MiniSD and MicroSD cards Bottom Line: All in all for its price it is a good deal…!
All in one gadgets are in fashion now as you will never want to fill your carry bags with a hell lot of gadgets with no room for some much needed stuff…! Considering the trend Teclast has released the new DAP/PMP/Game Player handheld device, the C260. The features of this handheld device are: 1) 3.15 x 1.85 x 0.39 inch enclosure 2) 2.4-inch QVGA Screen 3) Landscape Layout 4) FM radio tuner 5) Audio Input for recording 6) Headphone jack 7) USB 2.0 connectivity Eight Equalizer functions The device can play MP3/WAV audio files, XviD/DivX/AVI video files and can also display JPEG images in a slideshow. Additional functions include gaming functionality in case you have some space left on your MicroSD card. The 1GB version of the device will be soon hitting the Chinese market and will be priced at 399 CNY or about $51.
No doubt, Apple has been enjoying unanimous or unprecedented glory in the DAP market for quite a time. But if you are bored from the Apple brand and want to try something new that offers a bit more usefulness and elasticity as well, NOVOMAX has come up with its hot screen-less, shirt-pocket affable DAP/ flash card reader design in an compact enclosure that even may fit in your palm. Presenting USB 2.0 connectivity, ten hours of battery life on a single AAA cell, the Joypot CP C210 comes in 64MB, 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, or 1GB of internal storage, moreover if you wish, you could minus the internal memory. Above all, if you are looking for some extra or bigger records, you may stock it up on an SD, mini-SD or MMC card. For shifting different files from one device to another or to the HDD of your PC or laptop, the unit also doubles as a card reader. Not to bother about the weight, as it’s just 25 grams. No exact words on pricing and availability.
JVC is well known for its electronic products and their exceptional sound quality. It has decided to expand its lineup and has rolled out an Alneo lineup of MP3 players with the C series. Their were no special features that I could find in these DAP’s except for their sleek shape and impressive dimensions of 86�44�11.7mm. These small DAP’s weights just 49 grams and feature a 1.27 inch wide display support 65,536 colors, a support for MP3, WMA, WAV and AAC files, an FM tuner that can also record it. The most astonishing thing is that the video playback function is missing that places the product in the category of handicap products. Still if you are willing to buy it it can entertain you for 19.5 hours with its Lithium Ion battery and can be connected to the host via an inbuilt USB port. The player will hit the market in February with three different capacities of 512MB, 1GB and 2GB. I don’t think I am going for it. what about you? Via: newlaunches
Oppo has launched a portable video player named V5 that can be compared to the Video iPod of our dreams. The device features: – 320 X 240 Resolution 3-inch screen – 11mm Thickness – 16:9 Ratio – 2GB Storage capacity The display is not touch screen as it looks to be. The reason is that the company has neatly attached the controls along the edges which keep the main display neat and clear. The company has not made any comments on the price and the availability of the device. But stay tuned for some more details ASAP. Via: t3
PMPs and DAPs are getting more and more common as their prices are continuously been slashed by the manufacturing companies. Now users are more interested in gadgets with a difference so that they remain away from the common crowd. This latest Insignia MP3 player is for such people. The device has a 4GB internal memory and the best feature is that it comes equipped with Bluetooth, so the users need not worry of wires stripping apart while using the device. 4GB memory means that it can store more than 1,000 songs and about 14 movies at standard resolution. The player supports WMV and all major audio formats. It weighs about 2.4 ounces and has a 2.2-inch screen. According to Best Buy the device can run for 20 hours on one charge. Another good feature is the device has a MiniSD slot to enhance the storage capacity by another 2GB. The player is only available at Best Buy at a price of $160. Via: nytimes
Greenhouse has unveiled there latest Digital Audio Player (DAP) that is infact a sensational gadget to eye on. It can store data upto 1 GB of memory space; with KanaGT it configures a FM tuner too. Shows it’s full support with MP3s, WMA and these features it flaunts with an OLED (organic light emitting diode) screen. Choose the color you want and add an extra zing to your life. Via: Akihabaranews