These devices are evaluated according to the
criteria: music performance ability, display screen quality along with other
Here are 5 out of the best MP3 players
until May of this year.
Apple iPod Touch 2011 (32GB)
Reference price: $250
No longer being only an MP3 player, iPod
Touch has more features than your expectation such as: playing games, watching
movies, sending/receiving emails and surfing on the internet. The processor of
the 4th-generation iPod Touch can be upgraded in order to take
better advantages of the App Store.
The 4th -generation iPod Touch
is equipped with strong configuration powered by Apple A4 processor like iPhone
4, Retina display screen with the resolution of 960 x 640 pixels, front and
rear cameras. It is also allowed to use the free unlimited messaging service
“iMessage”, iCloud wireless synchronization as well as supports HD video
SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip (4GB)
Reference price: $60
At the price of slightly more than VND 1
million, this MP3 player is actually value for money to those who want to have
a product with quality is the same with iPod but more economical. SanDisk’s
music player looks alike with an iPod Shuffle with the front colored screen.
This device is equipped with a 1.1” display screen with beautiful interface and
graphics. Beside the music listening feature, Clip Zip also supports FM radio
and is supplemented with voice recording feature. Sansa Clip Zip is designed
with a microSDHC card slot; thanks to it, you can upgrade the memory storage
from 4GB/8GB up to 32GB. Clip Zip lasts up to 15 hours for each charge. Users
have a wide range of choices among 7 different colors; however, the 8GB version
is only available in black and grey.
Apple iPod Nano 2011 (8GB)
Reference price: $140
With half of the size of the previous
models, the 6th-generation iPod Nano is absolutely an outstanding
option, in terms of sound quality, design as well as its price. Appears on the
front panel is the 1.54” multi-touch screen which is similar to iPod Touch,
iPhone and iPad. It is as light as a feather, just slightly more than 20g a
little bit. The 6th-generation iPod Nano is equipped with Genius
Mixes, podcasts, photo gallery, radio features... Its battery life lasts
continuously 24 hours. iPod Nano offers plenty of choices for 7 different
Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2
Reference price: $200 (starting
Has just introduced in May this year,
Galaxy Player 4.2 is evaluated to be the major rival with iPod Touch. Galaxy
Player 4.2 is powered by the Android 2.3 operation system with TouchWiz
interface. It has a big 4.2” display screen with the resolution of 800x640
pixels for sharp image delivery ability. A remarkable point of it is that it
has the 2MP rear camera along with a VGA front camera.
Furthermore, this is applied the stereo
SoundAlive technology, as well as supports Wifi and Bluetooth connections. It
has 8GB internal memory but can be expanded up to 32GB due to the microSD card
slot. You are able to use it for continuous 40 hours.
SanDisk Sansa Fuze+
Reference price: $150
Fuze+ player provides a wide range of
choices with 5 colors with optional memory up to 16GB. Being upgraded from the
original Fuze version, Fuze+ is slightly longer and thicker. Thanks to it, it
is equipped with a 2.4” touchscreen with simple and clear user’s interface.
SanDisk Fuze+ is evaluated as a reasonable
and multi-purpose music player supporting most of the file formats such as MP3,
WMA, Ogg, FLAC, WAV, Audible, WMA (Rhapsody, Napster), SlotRadio content and
even AAC. Till now, Fuze is also compatible with Mac and normal computers,
owing its USB connection which can automatically switch between NTP and MSC.