Samsung will soon launch the Samsung YP-RB Digital Audio Player (DAP) which has 60 hours battery backup. The player has a 3 inch screen with a resolution of 400*200 (WQVGA). The player will come in 4GB, 8Gb and 16Gb storage variants. The player also has a T-DMB tuner. The dimensions of the player are 52.4 x 101.2 x 11.4 mm, and it weighs 97.9 grams. The Samsung YP-RB Mp3 player also features the Samsung’s proprietary DNSe Sound Alive technology which helps in providing a richer audio quality to the users.
The player supports MP3, OGG, WMA, FLAC, and AAC audio formats. The player is also capable of playing back video files of the following format AVI, WMV, ASF, MP4, H.264, and DivX. The device can also display JPEG, BMP, PNG and GIF images. The wowfactor of the Samsung YP-RB MP3 player is its battery life. The player is capable of playing back videos for up to 10 hours, or 60 hours of audio playback. The battery life of the device is among the highest ever offered by a MP3 player.
Sony today announced the A845 OLED Walkman player. The Mp3 player is a mere 7.2mm thick and has an AMOLED screen. The size of the screen is 2.8 inches and has a resolution of 240*400 (WQVGA). The device has a storage capacity of 16Gb. Sadly the player is available only in England as of now.
One unique feature of the A845 Walkman player is that it is compatible with BBC iPlayer. The player can provide continuous audio playback of 29 hours and video playback of 8 hours. The device weighs in a mere 62g. Amazon.co.uk lists the Sony A845 OLED Walkman player at 149.90 Pound.
Sony also announced the W250 MP3 player and the B150 MP3 player. The W250 is a water-resistant and wearable MP3 player, made for rough use. The player has a storage capacity of 2Gb and the battery life is rated at 11 hours. The B150 series has increased bass which is mostly preferred by school and college going students. The B150 MP3 player features a dedicated Bass Boost button along ‘with flashing red LEDs.’ The B150 also has a 2Gb storage capacity.
The pricing of Sony B150 and Sony W250 is still unknown though. All the three MP3 players are expected to release all over the world by June, this year.