Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-12-2010, 03:43 PM
Yaky Peanut's Avatar
Yaky Peanut Yaky Peanut is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Near London, UK
Posts: 11
Help Another 'my mp3 player sorrows' thread

Hello all,
In recent months I've done a fair bit of surfing through the abi site, forums as well as other websites as part of my quest for a new music player.
I'm looking for the basic stuff really:
- All my music is mp3 or wav so don't need much support, although I've heard a lot about FLAC here and if I got a player with decent memory I might start ripping CD's in that.
- 16+ gigs
- I prefer touch screen
- Dixv and Xvid support is very important
The Samsung M1 looks like the best thing for me. Awesome AMOLED screen, decent size to, Divx support and a lot of little widgets and stuff which I'm a sucker for. Thing is although I'm in the UK and not America there still is no word on its release here.
This makes me think I should get something different.
Samsung P3 does look nice, but its already a bit outdate.
Cowon S9 is OK, but it's expensive and doesn't have as many features as the M1.
Zune HD technically isn't out here and although I could probably import it, it's almost as locked down as an iPod.
Anyway, to try to get to my actual question. My options as I see them are:
- Forget M1 and go for the Cowon or even the P3
- Buy something cheap or moderately cheap such as a Sansa player or I was even thinking stretching my budget and getting a 75 Samsung R1 16GB, or even going to 100 and getting a 16GB P3 as a temporary player.
- Get an mp3 playing phone
I've thought about this a few times but never really done research for it because its very difficult to find any reviews and stuff, but I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on a phone that has a really decent mp3 player. I know the sony walkmans are advertised as music phones, or maybe the Samsung Jet or Omnia 2 [don't know if most of you will have heard about these because you might not have them in the states], or one of the Nokia phones, like the 5800 XpressMusic or the X6 [again; might not know these?]
So... opinons?
Cheers in advance
I'm currently using a 1GB iPod shuffle
For a replacement I'm thinking:
Samsung YP-M1
Viliv P3
A decent music phone maybe?
Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]


pmp, recommendation, samsung

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:10 AM.