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The Rio CE2100: can microdrive players get any smaller?
January 5, 2005; 12:30 p.m.
The prospects: The Rio Carbon proved to be an excellent portable audio device, and we expect as much from the CE2100. Some people might question the relevance of a 2.5GB microdrive players in the sea of like devices with 5GB of storage, but others will no doubt see the appeal of this notably smaller--and cheaper--player. Plus, there's no doubt a demand for an up-to-date option that falls between the 1GB and 5GB marks.
By Jasmine France, associate editor, CNET Reviews
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