Looks and sounds lush, but the price tag is a little hard to deal with.
With only so-so sound but with interesting \"mood\" features, the i-Dog definitely falls under the classification \"toy\" rather than full-fledged music player accessory. One for the kids or those with serious iPod fetishes.
Great sound, brilliant OLED touchscreen, noise cancellation and as much YouTube as your Wi-Fi can handle. Shame about the extortionate price.
The Apple iPod Shuffle (3rd generation) is not bad as a budget player, but it has too many limitations for us to recommend it.
Philips' inexpensive entry into the digital radio world offers few surprises, either nice or nasty.
It's pricey, but the SportCommand is a nifty way of keeping you and your iPod safe during sporting endeavours.
It's not as sexy as the Clix, but the E10 holds its own thanks to minimalism in look and menu.
The Monster Beats by Dr Dre Beatbox iPod Dock is a high-end dock that's best suited to lovers of urban grooves — and best disregarded by the rest.
The Sennheiser CX 300-II Precisions are incredibly affordable and great sounding, making them one of the best sets of in-ears available.
If you don't mind the high price, the SoundDock will turn your iPod into a party stereo system where anybody can play DJ.
The Edifier Breathe is an impressive attempt at a low-price hi-fi dock, but its size and tendency for distortion let it down.
They're not actually "unbelievably loud", but the X-mini speakers do pack some audio punch in a tiny frame.
Thanks to its limited capacity, the gorgeous Apple iPod Nano isn't for everybody, but it sets the standard for MP3 players to come.
Not sure which new iPod to choose? The Nano's fifth incarnation wins hands down, with FM tuner and video camera being more than just cheap gimmicks.
The Carbon largely lives up to the hype. This mini hard drive player has a great design, an excellent interface, and Energizer-like battery life.
The Meizu Mini Player is a quality MP3 player with a sleek design, good sound, and useful features, but fans of DRM-hawking music stores should steer clear.
Apple comes through again with a nearly perfect MP3 player.
If you're looking for a tiny, well-built, color-screen MP3 player with excellent sound, the Samsung YP-Z5 is a great choice. Just make sure that you're comfortable with the touch-pad controller before you buy.