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The world's smallest MP3 player gets a boost in storage capacity

The worldest smallest MP3 player just doubled its storage capacity to 2GB. The 0.63 ounce mobilBLU DAH-1500i packs a ton of features into its tiny 0.94^3 frame including FM radio with 20 presets and record function, built-in microphone and voice recorder, OLED display and supports MP3, WMA and secure WMA music formats. It also features SRS WOW audio technology and its tiny lithium-polymer battery is rechargeable via a USB connection.

Amazon has the new $159.99 2GB model on pre-order in black, blue and silver. The older 512MB and 1GB models, both exclusive to Wal-Mart.com, were also available in orange, pink and red -- expect to see those show up on the new 2GB player as well in the near future.


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That's awfully cheap...
By segagenesis on 2/13/2006 11:08:06 AM , Rating: 2
I'm ignorant because I've had the 4GB Nano since it came out, how much were these in the 1GB/512MB version before? $160 for what this touts isnt shabby at all, although I would be afraid to lose it.




RE: That's awfully cheap...
By creathir on 2/13/2006 11:29:03 AM , Rating: 3
It actually is quite a good deal, but it is VERY small...
- Creathir


too small
By Westfale on 2/13/2006 11:45:24 AM , Rating: 2
i don't like mp3 players/cellphones that are so small that i can't read the screen or press a button without accidentally hitting another one as well. there is such a thing as too small, i hope one day electronics companies figure that out.




RE: too small
By Xenoterranos on 2/13/2006 12:26:34 PM , Rating: 2
Stop whining. Some of us want MP3 players that just play mp3's. And don't have pictures of fruit on them.


RE: too small
By Pirks on 2/13/06, Rating: -1
By aguilpa1 on 2/13/2006 4:21:35 PM , Rating: 2
its not that tiny but if you have big fingers it could be a problem. Best thing its a no nononsense USB2 windows XP external drive when you plug it in. I wear it around my neck with my name badge I gotta wear anyways. Plug it in for radio listening during lunch and is an excellent audio recorder for getting those important conversations you don't want to miss;>




Walmart's pricing before:
By android1st on 2/13/2006 6:37:14 PM , Rating: 2
$99 for the 512MB, $130 for the 1GB version. I wanna know if they changed the audio chip at all, as before it produced mid-end sound with just below average battery life. Since the model number is the same down to the suffix, it looks like the only change is the capacity. =\ I may still get one, although the 1GB nano really shook my world at $150...




Sandisk Sansa m250
By huges84 on 2/13/2006 6:43:16 PM , Rating: 2
I really like my Sandisk Sansa m250

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=724&c...




Korean OEM
By Zoomer on 2/13/2006 9:02:35 PM , Rating: 2
There are a lot of similar looking players in Korea, since years ago.

I prefer a stick like device as it's perfect for a screen.




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