Transcend Information will reveal its new MP3 player at Computex 2006, to be held in Taipei in June, based on Samsung Electronics multi-level cell (MLC) MLC NAND flash architecture. The use of cost effective MLC-made NAND flash disk drives and memory cards will ultimately affect the prices of the digital players triggering more competition in the already tight MP3 market.
T.sonic 630 is a versatile MP3 player that can play MP3, WMA, WMA-DRM10 and recorded WAV music files. You have a choice for the storage capacity as it comes in 1 2, and 4GB’s, it has extra features of FM Radio and Recording Voice and Line-In Recorder and also feature a play list builder for your convenience. The player can double as a flash drive and can entertain you for 15 hours with its Li-ion battery. It is good at each aspect and has compact size with dimensions of just 73mm x 33mm x 12.5mm. The biggest disadvantage of the system is a small 4-line White OLED display screen that you’ll find tough to read. Via: dapreview
With the big guns, such as iPod, Nano, SanDisk and iriver, already in the fray for supremacy in the portable flash DAP market, Transcend seems to have a big heart to mark its arrival with the hot T.Sonic 820 player and pose its challenge in the DAP battle. Presenting the WMA-DRM10 support, 1.5 inch (128×128 pixel) SuperColor OLED display and recording competence, the T.Sonic 820 comes with A-B track section repeats, enabling you to repeat a designated section of a track as many times constantly, which make it matchless. You may choose between the 2 GB and 4 GB storage capacities. The T.Sonic 820 player is just 12mm thick and runs continuously for over 15 hours. No exact words on pricing and availability. Via: tech-gadgets
Transcend has now come up with its new T.sonic 820 series of MP3 players. Well, it’s not just another MP3 player on the rack but it has the capabilities to play music, photos, and videos too. Moreover, the T.sonic 820 also brags an FM radio and built-in microphone for sound recording. The Transcend’s T.sonic 820 features a 1.5-inch OLED screen, playlist builder, real time clock, and karaoke-styled lyrics display. You can even use the player to store your PC files or for reading e-books. The stylish player comes compatible with high speed USB 2.0 interface, and over 15 hours of continuous playback. The white model has 2GB storage space while the black one boasts 4GB of storage capacity. Via: techshout
Transcends has just unveiled its latest MP3 player called T.sonic 840. Besides mirrored surface and metal body design the device weighs 70 grams and measures 82 x 40.5 x 12.5mm. T.sonic 840 features: � 1.8-inch (176 x 220 pixels) super color TFT-LCD screen for playing videos and photos �Supports music, video (.mtv) and photo (.jpg, .bmp) files � MP3 player supports MP3, WMA, WMA-DRM10 and WAV music formats � FM radio (FM radio recording and the ability to preset 20 FM radio stations) � Advanced digital voice recorder � Ability to read E-books (.txt) � Karaoke-type lyrics display � VAD (voice activation detection) that results in very high quality, gapless audio recordings � A-B repeat function allows you to continuously replay a designated section of a track � Variable track playback speeds � Supports 13 user languages including song/artist name display � USB flash drive capabilities for data transfer and storage � Included software can be used to lock your computer and setup passwords for your files � 7 Equalizer effects, including a customizable USER EQ setting � Powered using a rechargeable Li-ion battery (fully charged battery supports over 30 hours of continuous music playback) � Hi-Speed mini USB 2.0 connector for easy computer connectivity and fast file transfers � Real time clock (RTC) displays local and world times � 2-year warrant The device is available in 2GB in Glacier White color and 4GB in Mystery Black color but no info about price and availability. Via: Transcendusa