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SanDisk launches new Sansa Fuze+ which starts under $100

With all the hype surrounding Apple's impending launch of new iPods, it's sometimes easy to forget about some of the the key players in the MP3 player market. One of the big names we haven't heard from in a while is SanDisk, and they're debuting the new Sansa Fuze+ today.

The Sansa Fuze+ is the successor to the older Sansa Fuze and features a completely redesigned body. The player incorporates a 2.4" QVGA LCD; a "film strip" GUI which makes allows quick navigation through photos, music, and video with left/right finger swipes; and FM radio support.

Other features include a microSDHC card slot for expanded storage capacity (SanDisk slotRadio is supported) and a microphone for audio recording. The Sansa Fuze+ can operate for 24 hours straight while playing only audio; that figure drops to five hours when playing video.

“The Sansa Fuze+ is the most versatile portable media player available for under $100,” said Tom Bailey, senior director, AV retail, SanDisk. “We developed an entirely new product to provide consumers with a stylish, affordable device that performs exactly as a sophisticated yet easy to use player should.”

The Sansa Fuze+ is available today in capacities of 4GB, 8GB, and 16GB with MSRPs of $79, $89, and $119 respectively (available colors include red, white, black, blue and purple).



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Sound quality
By KIAman on 8/31/2010 2:00:57 PM , Rating: 2
If this maintains the same sound quality as their other products (clip, clip+, fuze) then this is a winner for me.

I personally own the clip+ and honestly cannot find a reason to actually have a usable screen other than to look at the album covers.




RE: Sound quality
By Omega215D on 8/31/2010 2:05:37 PM , Rating: 2
I just bought a Clip+ to supplement my Cowon D2. If this new Fuze+ comes with better sound than the clip+ then I'm gonna be pretty annoyed... my return period is up.


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