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Old 01-04-2012, 02:18 AM
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Sorry for the noob request but i wondering if you guys would know where i would be able to buy a R0, i'm pretty interested in them but its so hard trying to find them without going past the 3 digit value. I'll gladly pay $50 for them if there black
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Old 01-04-2012, 02:38 AM
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The R0 has been discontinued for 1 year now so it will be difficult to find it brand new. For $50 I'm not even sure you can find a second-handed one. You can regularly find some on ebay Europe but they often cost more than €50 so if you convert to dollars...

It's sad it has become so hard to get this wonderful rockboxable mp3 player

edit: http://www.exportprive.com/en/samsun...-8go-noir.html but expensive...
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Old 01-04-2012, 02:42 AM
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I think i found it for cheap but what do you recommend P3(16gb $25to50) or R0(Pink i dont mind black case would do the trick $71)
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They are both great players. The R0 has always been my favorite but the 16GB P3 may be a good deal, especially at this price.

The P3 has many more features than the R0 but the touchscreen now looks a bit outdated compared to the today's standards (smartphones). You don't have this feeling with a normal tactile buttons player. And sooner or later you would probably experience the famous deadzones issue due to a manufacturing defect on many LCD panels.

For an Audio use, I would then recommend the R0, especially since it is rockboxable hehe
But well the pink version is ugly and it's more expensive... It's up to you
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They are both great players. The R0 has always been my favorite but the 16GB P3 may be a good deal, especially at this price.

The P3 has many more features than the R0 but the touchscreen now looks a bit outdated compared to the today's standards (smartphones). You don't have this feeling with a normal tactile buttons player. And sooner or later you would probably experience the famous deadzones issue due to a manufacturing defect on many LCD panels.

For an Audio use, I would then recommend the R0, especially since it is rockboxable hehe
But well the pink version is ugly and it's more expensive... It's up to you
Pink is awful indeed but R0 is great (rockbox, modded firmware...) hehe....go for it
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They are both great players. The R0 has always been my favorite but the 16GB P3 may be a good deal, especially at this price.

The P3 has many more features than the R0 but the touchscreen now looks a bit outdated compared to the today's standards (smartphones). You don't have this feeling with a normal tactile buttons player. And sooner or later you would probably experience the famous deadzones issue due to a manufacturing defect on many LCD panels.

For an Audio use, I would then recommend the R0, especially since it is rockboxable hehe
But well the pink version is ugly and it's more expensive... It's up to you
Noticed you have 3 R0, willing to sell one for a poor chap over at the states

Edit: I'm stuck between two options, Fuze for $39.00(refurb but can get a warranty for 2 years for $10) or R0 $71 (No warranty at all)......and there's kicking the wallet in the gut a R0 brand new but imported $119 (no warranty besides Samsung but yea...)

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But is there any thing i should get for the R0, is microsd support good? A amazon review says that the PC only recognizes the internal storage.
Never heard about such an issue. The PC does recognize both the internal and external memories, don't worry. In the OF the microSD is not integrated with the internal memory into the database but in rockbox it is hehe.

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Noticed you have 3 R0, willing to sell one for a poor chap over at the states
Nope, but why not buy a 4th one, that's a good idea thanks

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Edit: I'm stuck between two options, Fuze for $39.00(refurb but can get a warranty for 2 years for $10) or R0 $71 (No warranty at all)......and there's kicking the wallet in the gut a R0 brand new but imported $119 (no warranty besides Samsung but yea...)
The Fuze is not as sexy as the R0
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