MP3 Players

Apple iPod Nano
REVIEW

Apple iPod Nano ( fifth generation, 8GB, pink)

No other MP3 player on the planet packs more features, from video to a pedometer, into a smaller package than the overachieving Apple iPod Nano.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 14, 2009
Apple iPod Touch
REVIEW

Apple iPod Touch ( third generation, 8GB)

Though the updates are subtle, the third-generation iPod Touch still leaves its competitors in the dust.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 12, 2009

MSRP: $199.00

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Apple iPod Touch
REVIEW

Apple iPod Touch ( third generation, 32GB)

Though the updates are subtle, the third-generation iPod Touch leaves its competitors in the dust.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 10, 2009
Sony E-Series Walkman
REVIEW

Sony E-Series Walkman ( second generation, 8GB, red)

The second-generation Sony E-Series Walkman remains an excellent value thanks to its ultralow pricing, pocketable design, handy features, and great sound quality.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 4, 2009
Sony S-Series Walkman
REVIEW

Sony S-Series Walkman ( second generation, 8GB, black)

The Sony S-Series Walkman is a solid entry-level MP3 player thanks to its ultra-affordable price tag, easy-to-use design, excellent performance, and fair smattering of features--but those who are looking to upgrade from the previous generation will not be impressed.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 1, 2009
SanDisk Sansa Clip+
REVIEW

SanDisk Sansa Clip+ ( 8GB, black)

The SanDisk Sansa Clip+ is an excellent successor to the line, offering a fitness-friendly design with a built-in belt-clip, a simple interface, solid sound quality, and plenty of handy features--all for an ultralow price. It's an unbeatable value.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 31, 2009
5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Philips GoGear Vibe
REVIEW

Philips GoGear Vibe ( 4GB)

The Philips GoGear Vibe isn't the best budget MP3 player we've seen, but its enviable color screen, photo viewer, and video playback make it one of the most well-rounded in the $50 category.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 23, 2009
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

MSRP: $49.99

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Haier America Trainer
REVIEW

Haier America Trainer ( 2GB, blue)

The Haier America Trainer is a suitable option for fitness fanatics who want to kill multiple birds with one stone, as it's an MP3 player, a pedometer, a heart rate monitor, and has fitness-tracking software in one handy package.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 16, 2009

MSRP: $99.99

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Sony X-Series Walkman
REVIEW

Sony X-Series Walkman ( 32GB)

The X-Series is a superb choice for audiophiles who want a luxury device with an excellent touch-screen interface and plenty of other bells and whistles.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on July 7, 2009

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Memorex TouchMP
REVIEW

Memorex TouchMP ( 8GB)

The Memorex TouchMP is the first MP3 player we've seen that combines touch-screen technology, useful features, and an attractive design, for less than $100.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 8, 2009

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