The Sennheiser CX 300-II Precisions are incredibly affordable and great sounding, making them one of the best sets of in-ears available.
Though the updates are subtle, the third-generation iPod Touch leaves its competitors in the dust.
The second-generation iPod Touch includes features that are light-years ahead of the competition, its design has improved, and its price has finally come down to earth.
If you don't mind the high price, the SoundDock will turn your iPod into a party stereo system where anybody can play DJ.
A high-resolution screen and video calling just made the best better, but we'd recommend an iPhone 4 if you can afford it.
Apple's third-generation iPod touch may lack a camera, but, offering faster performance than its predecessors and new features, like voice control, it remains the cream of the portable-media-player crop. There's really no other device out there at the moment that can match its sublime combination of superb features and ease of use
Not just an excellent media player — the addition of third-party apps makes the second-gen Touch the portable device to beat in a wide range of areas.
120GB of storage and the addition of the Genius feature, makes up for the slightly reduced battery life over the previous model, reaffirming the iPod classic as our favourite portable audio player on record
Apple has not only exceeded our expectations, it's exceeded ones we didn't even have. The iPod classic is a superb audio player with a huge wealth of well-integrated features and intuitive navigation. Our only real concern is that menus can be laggy. Apart from that, outstanding
If you're looking for a small, portable travel speaker, you would be hard pressed to find better than the X-mini Max v1.1.
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.
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.
Though the updates are subtle, the third-generation iPod Touch still leaves its competitors in the dust.
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.
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.
Thanks to excellent sound quality, integrated noise-canceling functionality, and several smart music sorting options, the Sony S-Series Walkman is a superb choice for music aficionados.
We love almost everything about this beautifully designed player, but the battery life could be longer.
The AktiMate Mini is an Australian-designed iPod dock that offers the best stereo sound we've heard in one of these systems.