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Sylvania SMPK2062 - digital player

Specs: 2 GB, 8 oz, 2 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable, MP3, WMA

Sony Walkman NWZ-A729 (16GB, black) Reviewed on April 7, 2008 Check prices
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Sony Walkman NWZ-A729 (16GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 5.0 stars out of 5 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sony NWZ-A720 is the best-sounding, best-looking Walkman series yet, and the inclusion of premium earphones adds real value. Read review

Specs: 16 GB, 2.4 in, 36 hour(s), 2 oz, Player battery - Rechargeable, 16 GB, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, AAC, PCM

SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip (grey, 8GB) Reviewed on August 24, 2011 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip (grey, 8GB)

The Bottom Line: SanDisk's tongue-twister of an MP3 player is a stupefying value and its practical clip-on design is perfect for the gym. Read review

Specs: 8 GB, 1.1 in, 15 hour(s), Player battery - Rechargeable, 8 GB, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, AAC

SanDisk Sansa Clip+ (4GB, black) Reviewed on August 31, 2009 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa Clip+ (4GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 17 reviews

The Bottom Line: The SanDisk Sansa Clip+ is an excellent successor to the line, offering a fitness-friendly design with a built-in belt-clip, a simple interface, solid sound quality, and plenty of handy features--all for an ultralow price. It's an unbeatable value. Read review

Specs: 4 GB, 1 in, 15 hour(s), 0.8 oz, 4 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, FLAC, Audible, Ogg Vorbis

Philips GoGear ViBE SA4VBE08KF - digital player

Specs: 8 GB, 1.8 in, 20 hour(s), 1.2 oz, MP3, WMA, APE (Monkey's Audio), FLAC, WAV, 8 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer

Creative Nomad MuVo (128MB) Reviewed on November 11, 2002 Check prices
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Creative Nomad MuVo (128MB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.7 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 269 reviews

The Bottom Line: People who get frustrated by unnecessarily complicated technology will love this simple, cleverly designed MP3 player. Read review

Specs: 12 hour(s), 1 oz, 128 MB, 1 x Standard battery - AAA type - Alkaline, MP3, WMA

Creative Zen Stone Plus (2GB, black) Reviewed on July 27, 2007 Check prices
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Creative Zen Stone Plus (2GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 22 reviews

The Bottom Line: For those who want a supersmall and cute MP3 player that offers more than just simple music playback, the Creative Zen Stone Plus fits the bill nicely. Read review

Specs: 2 GB, 9.5 hour(s), 0.7 oz, Protected WMA (DRM 9), WAV, MP3, ADPCM, WMA, Audible, 2 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer

SanDisk Sansa Clip (2GB, sleek black) Reviewed on October 8, 2007 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa Clip (2GB, sleek black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.8 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 40 reviews

The Bottom Line: The SanDisk Sansa Clip is an incredible value that's set to edge out the competition with a user-friendly interface, gym-worthy design, and great sound quality. Read review

Specs: 2 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable, Audible, FLAC, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, WMA DRM, 2 GB

Sony NWZ-B103F (1GB, black) Reviewed on October 8, 2007 Check prices
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Sony NWZ-B103F (1GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you're looking for an affordable, utilitarian MP3 player to take on the road or to the gym, the Sony NWZ-B100F is a solid solution with awesome audio quality. Read review

Specs: 1 GB, 12 hour(s), 1 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable, MP3, WMA

Sony NWZ-B105F (2GB, black) Reviewed on October 8, 2007 Check prices
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Sony NWZ-B105F (2GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 13 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you're looking for an affordable, utilitarian MP3 player to take on the road or to the gym, the Sony NWZ-B100F is a solid solution with awesome audio quality. Read review

Specs: 2 GB, 12 hour(s), Player battery - Rechargeable, 2 GB, MP3, WMA

SanDisk Sansa Fuze+ MP3 (blue, 4GB) Reviewed on September 21, 2010 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa Fuze+ MP3 (blue, 4GB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 2 reviews

The Bottom Line: You can find smaller or cheaper MP3 players, but you won't find a better value than the Sansa Fuze+ in terms of dollars per features. Read review

Specs: 4 GB, 2.4 in, 24 hour(s), Player battery - Rechargeable, 4 GB, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, FLAC, Audible, Ogg Vorbis, AAC

Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2006, 1GB, silver) Reviewed on January 30, 2007 Check prices
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Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2006, 1GB, silver)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.0 stars Good
      Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 172 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player. Read review

Specs: 1 GB, 12 hour(s), 0.6 oz, 1 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer, MP3, AIFF, Audible, AAC, WAV

HP DreamScreen 130 (13-inch) Reviewed on July 13, 2010 Check prices
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HP DreamScreen 130 (13-inch)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    2.5 stars Average
      Overall score: 5.7 (2.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 2.5 stars out of 1 review

The Bottom Line: The HP DreamScreen is a decent a photo frame and Pandora Internet radio, but it's weighed down by several lukewarm features and an interface that demands patience. Read review

Specs: Digital AV player, LCD 13.3 in - Color, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, H.264, MPEG-1, MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, 17.5 in x 11.3 in x 2.8 in, 5.4 lbs

Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD (500GB) Reviewed on April 1, 2009 Check prices
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Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD (500GB)

The Bottom Line: While the Seagate FreeAgent Theater has a decent interface and good photo display options, it doesn't read as many video file formats as its competitors. Read review

Specs: Digital AV player, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, DivX 6.0, AVI, XviD, MPEG-1, ISO, VOB, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, WAV, AC-3, 7.2 in x 7.1 in x 1.2 in, 1.1 lbs

COBY MP-707 - digital player

Specs: 8 GB, 2 in, 11 hour(s), 8 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer, MP3, WMA

Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 64GB, white/silver) Reviewed on October 11, 2012 Check prices
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Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 64GB, white/silver)

The Bottom Line: The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens. Read review

Specs: 64 GB, 4 in, 40 hour(s), 3.1 oz, Audible AAX, Apple Lossless, Protected AAC, AAC, Audible AAX+, WAV, HE-AAC, MP3, AIFF, Audible, 64 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion

SYLVANIA SMPK8858 - digital player
  • CNET Editor rating:
    0.0 stars
      Overall score: 0.0 (0.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 0.5 stars out of 4 reviews

Specs: 8 GB, 2.8 in, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer, 8 GB, APE (Monkey's Audio), WAV, MP3, WMA, FLAC

GPX ML861B - digital player

Specs: 8 GB, 2 in, 5 hour(s), 8 GB, 1 x Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium polymer, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, WAV

Haier America Video MP3 Player (4GB) Reviewed on November 6, 2009 Check prices
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Haier America Video MP3 Player (4GB)

The Bottom Line: The Haier America Video MP3 Player is nothing special, but the shuffle works a treat. Read review

Specs: 1.8 in, 1, Player battery - Lithium polymer, MP3, OGG, WMA, 4 GB

SanDisk Sansa e260 (4GB) Reviewed on March 11, 2006 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa e260 (4GB)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.5 stars out of 149 reviews

The Bottom Line: The SanDisk Sansa e200 series offers a boatload of features for a reasonable price, in a package that is much nicer than that of past SanDisk models. For those looking for a high-capacity, compact, skip-free MP3/WMA player, start with the e200 series. Read review

Specs: 4 GB, 1.8 in, 20 hour(s), 2.6 oz, 1, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion, MP3, Protected WMA (DRM), WMA, 4 GB

Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 32GB, yellow) Reviewed on October 11, 2012 Check prices
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Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 32GB, yellow)

The Bottom Line: The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens. Read review

Specs: 32 GB, 4 in, 40 hour(s), 3.1 oz, 32 GB, Audible AAX, Apple Lossless, Protected AAC, AAC, Audible AAX+, WAV, HE-AAC, MP3, AIFF, Audible, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion

Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 32GB, red) Reviewed on October 11, 2012 Check prices
Product overview
Apple iPod Touch (5th generation, 32GB, red)

The Bottom Line: The latest iPod Touch is the best iPod ever, and as close to a phoneless iPhone 5 as you can get -- but its high price makes it a tough call versus cheaper tablets with larger screens. Read review

Specs: 32 GB, 4 in, 40 hour(s), 3.1 oz, Audible AAX, Apple Lossless, Protected AAC, AAC, Audible AAX+, WAV, HE-AAC, MP3, AIFF, Audible, 32 GB, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion

Sony NWZ-A818 (8GB, black) Reviewed on September 25, 2007 Check prices
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Sony NWZ-A818 (8GB, black)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
      Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
  • Average user rating: 4.0 stars out of 50 reviews

The Bottom Line: The Sony NWZ-A810 offers a fantastic display, a sleek design and interface, and a stellar battery life--plus, it's one of the few MP3 players that sound great right out of the box. Users looking for the whole package (sans radio) will be pleased. Read review

Specs: 8 GB, 2 in, 33 hour(s), 1.9 oz, Player battery - Rechargeable - Lithium ion, PCM, MP3, WMA, Protected WMA (DRM 10), AAC, 8 GB

SanDisk Sansa Shaker (1GB, blue) Reviewed on April 18, 2007 Check prices
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SanDisk Sansa Shaker (1GB, blue)
  • CNET Editor rating:
    3.5 stars Very good
      Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
  • Average user rating: 3.0 stars out of 3 reviews

The Bottom Line: If you want to get your children started on digital music at a young age, the Sansa Shaker provides a great way to do so: it's inexpensive, simple, and acts like a toy. Read review

Specs: 1 GB, 10 hour(s), 2.6 oz, Standard battery - AAA type, MP3, 1 GB

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MP3 players buying guide

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