The Astell & Kern AK Jr marries classic design with class-leading sound, making it one of the best high-res players for the money.
The Iriver LPlayer is a pint-size version of the well-received Clix. You get most of the same features in a smaller package offered at a pared-down price point.
The Iriver E100 is a decent choice for people who want a ton of features in an easy-to-use package, but if you're after speedy navigation or top-notch sound quality, look elsewhere.
The iRiver Clix is a superbly designed MP3 player that's easy to use and packed with pretty much every feature in the book. If you're looking for a stylish Janus-compatible device and you don't need a boatload of storage, this is your player.
The pricey iRiver U10 is a superbly designed MP3 player that is both easy to use and packed with pretty much every feature in the book. But Apple won't be quaking in its boots until iRiver ups its capacity to 2GB and 4GB.
The hunky, feature-filled iRiver T10 can play subscription-based music, but it might take time to acclimate to the awkward design and control buttons.
The T30 is a basic player by iRiver standards, but Janus support makes it an attractive flash-based device.
The H10 includes nearly every coveted feature, but navigating the player controls can be frustrating.
As did the phased-out H120, the H340 will attract those who value features as well as superior audio playback and recording quality over style.
Although the PMC-120 is a much better device than its Linux-based brother, the PMP-120, it's not the best Portable Media Center device available.
As iRiver's first 5GB entry, the H10 includes nearly every coveted feature, but navigating the player controls can frustrate some users.
With its maddening interface, its missing features, and a lack of video content sources, the PMP-120 needs to go back to the drawing board.
This flash-based player and recording device has a spectacular 40-hour battery life and solid audio playback but isn't without a few drawbacks.
iRiver iFP-380T - digital player
This worthy successor to the Editors' Choice iFP-390T is quite a looker and backs up its style with world-class features and performance.
This tough microdrive player has a lot of selling points but holds only 1.5GB.