Insignia Kix review: Insignia Kix

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CNET Editors' Rating

2.5 stars OK
  • Overall: 5.7
  • Design: 5.0
  • Features: 6.0
  • Performance: 6.0
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The Good The Insignia Kix is inexpensive, has a simple plug-and-play design, and offers a couple of useful extras. Each player comes with three interchangeable USB covers in different colors.

The Bad The Insignia Kix suffers from a stiff control pad and cheap overall feel, and bass response is lacking.

The Bottom Line The Insignia Kix is a viable option for the younger set or as a secondary MP3 player for the gym. It's a cheap and simple device with decent sound quality.

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Best Buy appears intent on expanding its line of MP3 players. The latest addition, dubbed the Insignia Kix (1GB), screams budget: It has a small screen, a plastic body, and a price tag of just $50. No doubt, the Kix is cheap (and feels it), but it's not without its merits. The player offers decent sound quality, comes with interchangeable USB covers, and includes a couple of compelling features, such as an FM tuner and subscription music support.

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Insignia Kix (1GB, white)

Part Number: NS-1A10F Released: Oct 28, 2007
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Quick Specifications See All

  • Release date Oct 28, 2007
  • Built-in Display OLED
  • Tuner Bands FM
  • Run Time (Up To) 30 hour(s)
  • Capacity 1 GB
  • Color white
  • Weight 1 oz
  • Supported Digital Audio Standards WAV
  • Installed Size 1 GB
  • Diagonal Size 1" m
  • Type 1 year warranty
  • Sound Output Mode stereo
  • Type digital player / radio