Good MP3 player to stick with...?

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Oct 5, 2009
  1. Splych
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    I wanna get a new MP3 player [​IMG]. My Zen... It is getting hard to manage, having to install the software, and sometimes, losing the cable to connect it, I am thinking of moving onto something more... "common".

    So basically, all it needs to do is play MP3s, play MP4s or AVIs (or other common video formats) and is a minimum of 4GB memory. Price I am willing to pay, $250 /w tax. Canadian Currency btw. So in US Currency, it'll be below that xDD.

    Looking into Archos, and if you want a nice one from them, you are gonna be paying a lot of money... The Cowon S9 looks pretty cool too, but I guess that price is acceptable too... So yea, what else is out there?
     


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    The new ipod touch and the Zune HD look pretty good.
     
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    The Dingoo looks cool. It's around $80 and plays video, music, and a bunch of emulators.

    I use an older iPod Video, personally. It's got 80GB memory and has worked for years. You can probably find 'em really cheap now, too. The only annoying thing is the lack of .avi support, but even then you can just rip and convert movies.
     
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    my best bet is to find the 120 gb of either the ipod or zune. i found my 120zune for 180 on amazon. im pretty sure the ipod is around the same price. and they last longer than any of the others

    Edit: If you need any other help just quote me and ill find out for ya
     
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    I think you have 2 options a Sansa Clip+ or any player that can be hacked with Rockbox
     
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    The Dingoo eh. I was thinking about getting one of those a few days back. Speakers any good? Because, while using headphones, I gotta know if it is any good.

    I personally, don't want to go with Apple. You'll find too many look alikes. The Zune, am waiting for HD. Wonder how much it'll cost...?

    Sansa Clip+... iunno. Rockbox...?
     
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    Didn't the HD come out last month?
     
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    Pretty sure it did come out but somewhere along the line they aren't releasing it out of the US I think.
     
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    and even here in the us its hard to find one due to limited release.

    if u want a solely mp3 player, then go for a zune 80 or 120. lots of storage, great durability, good functions

    but if you want an all around device the dingoo is the next best thing, multiple emulators in good working order, pretty much drag and drop onto card, included memory, 32gb max capacity, great and up to date homebrew support

    just some things to help you decide
     
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    that has to feel uncomfortable in your pocket. And if you have it flat side to you, people are gonna think weird things of whats pocking from your pocket. lol
     
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    Dont worry, Theres always an Alternative!
    http://cgi.ebay.com/HTC-Hero-Sprint-3G-And...id=p3286.c0.m14
     
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    very sexy.
     
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    Vidboy you realize that is way out of his budget right? [​IMG]
     
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    *looks at the first post*
    Oh, It is....

    *starts digging*
    AH! Heres a cheaper version!
    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/yrk/mob/1402089882.html

    If your willing to pay 50 more bucks
     
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    I really don't see how you could ditch the Zen for anything else...
    When my ZEN is broken, I'm just gonna buy the exact same one again. It's awesome!
    Battery life is amazing, watching videos on it is so handy, and the sound quality is awesome!
    About losing the cable, I just put it behind my screen or next to it, leave it there at all times.
    And software installing? I haven't installed anything of software for it in the past year.
    It's still working fine, why would I update anything of it?
    Really, go with the 8GB version and buy yourself an 8GB SD card (like I did), and you'll only have to pay 100 dollars or so.
     
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    Screw it... People these days... Over my budget like hell. I might as well, buy myself a new phone for all I care. My Zen is nice and all, but... I was looking for something that can do "more" things.. But it seems like the closest thing into getting more things is just by getting a Dingoo for myself... I guess that is the best my budget can do...

    And I just realized something... If I am gonna be paying this much for a media player, I might as well buy myself a new phone at that price that can also play media files...

    So peoplez, don't reply. Lock the topic if a mod passes by. I am just gonna go phone searching at my budget ($250 with tax)
     
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    I think the 120GB iPod Classic is 250 CAD, I got my 80GB for that price a year and a half ago. And you can't get a good phone for 250 dollars, most of them are shit.
     

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