The attractive MR-100 does a fine job playing music files, but its poor recording quality, hard-to-use controls, and spotty FM reception and transmission dull its appeal.
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The attention-grabbing M:robe MR-100 sounds good, but if you want features and flexibility, look elsewhere.
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The new 'wire-free' Walkman sports a lighter, improved design and better waterproofing. It's set to ship in March for $99.99.
The PonoPlayer is an inherently likeable portable music player that delivers excellent high-end sound, but its quirky design and lackluster battery life leave us waiting for the second generation -- or a price cut.
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While it has its faults, the distinctive and fun PonoPlayer offers a taste of high-end audio.
The Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 is a luxury portable high-res audio player with Android streaming apps, a premium build and excellent sound, but its high price may be too much for all but the most dedicated music lovers.
The Sony Walkman ZX2 is a luxury portable player with Android streaming apps, a premium build and excellent sound -- but its incredibly high price may be too much for some.
Willing to spend $1,000-plus for an MP3 player? This Walkman is for you.
The Cowon Plenue 1 is a strong contender for best-sounding portable high-resolution music player.