MP3 Players

PonoPlayer
REVIEW

PonoPlayer

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on March 12, 2015
4.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes

Available from the manufacturer.

Western Digital WD TV Media Player
REVIEW

Western Digital WD TV Media Player ( 2014)

While not for everyone, the WD TV's adroit playback of video and music files makes it the perfect living room box for people with large digital media collections.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 14, 2014
2.6 stars User rating out of 7 votes
Apple iPod Touch
REVIEW

Apple iPod Touch ( 4th generation, 16GB, white)

The fourth-gen iPod Touch is Apple's second-best portable media player, with a price that will help you forget about No. 1.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 27, 2012
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $199.00

Apple iPod Touch
REVIEW

Apple iPod Touch ( 4th generation, 16GB, black)

The fourth-gen iPod Touch is Apple's second-best portable media player, with a price that will help you forget about No. 1.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 27, 2012
3.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $199.00

Apple iPod Touch
REVIEW

Apple iPod Touch ( 4th generation, 32GB, black)

The fourth-gen iPod Touch is Apple's second-best portable media player, with a price that will help you forget about No. 1.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 27, 2012
3.5 stars User rating out of 13 votes

MSRP: $299.00

Apple iPod Shuffle
REVIEW

Apple iPod Shuffle ( 2012, slate)

The Apple iPod Shuffle is an adorable way to take your favorite songs on the go, but sometimes it's too small for its own good.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 17, 2012

MSRP: $49.00

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 ( black)

When it comes to competing with Apple's iPod Touch media player, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is Samsung's best effort yet, but it's still playing catch-up.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 31, 2012
4.3 stars User rating out of 2 votes

MSRP: $199.99

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0

When it comes to competing with Apple's iPod Touch media player, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is Samsung's best effort yet, but it's still playing catch-up.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 31, 2012
4.5 stars User rating out of 24 votes

MSRP: $269.00

Philips GoGear Connect 3
REVIEW

Philips GoGear Connect 3

The Philips GoGear Connect 3 is a fun idea, cut short by cheap specs and a relatively high price.

2 stars Editors' rating on February 9, 2012

MSRP: $219.99

Sony Walkman Z
REVIEW

Sony Walkman Z ( 32GB)

The Walkman Z is Sony's iPod Touch for Android-loving audiophiles.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 21, 2012