Originally Posted by GhostToast
thanks for the feedback. after posting i spent several more hours browsing and reading reviews, etc. it seems like maybe that is the best bang for the buck in terms of all the things i am asking for. my only hesitation now is that they'll undoubtedly announce their next generation in a bit and then all the prices of these will probably go down.
I think you can rest easy because I believe the next line of Archos players will house a 5 inch screen minimum, which I think will be too large for what you're asking for.
I also agree with Olley that the Archos 43 is the most suitable player, based upon your specifications.