The new 'wire-free' Walkman sports a lighter, improved design and better waterproofing. It's set to ship in March for $99.99.
The Samsung P3 is an excellent multimedia device that packs a grand amount of features into an impressively compact package with one of the best screens available. Plus, it sounds superb, making this a top contender for audio enthusiasts.
Sony's 20GB HD3 may not have the HD1's looks and battery life, but its native MP3 support and flashy new colors make it a better choice overall.
The dazzling, DRM-friendly Creative Zen Vision:M gives the iPod a run for the money as the current high-capacity WMA champ.
Lately, Creative has been churning out players with great battery life and excellent sound quality. The Zen Touch offers all this and more, making it a legitimate challenger to the Apple iPod.
While the Key019's coolness factor may appeal to the must-have gadget crowd, photo and music enthusiasts will find it lacks certain features they've come to expect in many of today's portable convergence devices.
If you're looking for a feature-packed flash player but you don't want to spend a ton to get one, Creative's Zen Nano Plus is the device for you.
Light on features and low in price, the SA1100's simplicity will either be appreciated or lamented, depending on your needs.
The SanDisk Sansa slotMusic Player is a reasonable option for those who still haven't made the switch from CD to MP3, and there's no computer required, so even technophobes can use it.
The Archos Gmini 220 is an excellent portable hard drive and photo wallet, but Musicmatch hampers its file transfers.
Creative's MuVo TX FM is a great option for people who want a small, lightweight, and gymworthy player with a decent feature set.
The Kodak EasyShare Picture Viewer makes for a slick, cheap digital brag book.
The Astell & Kern AK Jr marries classic design with class-leading sound, making it one of the best high-res players for the money.
Pioneer has announced its first hi-res portable player, the XDP-100R, in addition to a high-end streaming receiver and headphones.
The fourth-gen iPod Touch is Apple's second-best portable media player, with a price that will help you forget about No. 1.
The Zune HD delivers one of the best portable music and video experiences money can buy. At a time when many people have shifted their focus to games and applications, providing a killer media experience may not be enough for potential Zune buyers.
The Zune has blossomed from an ugly duckling into a worthy iPod alternative.
While it isn't infallible, the Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player plays back a wide array of audio, video, and image files on your TV without the need for a computer.