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Flash-Memory MP3 Players

Price when rated: 128MB, $160

Pros

  • Best iTunes integration
  • Secure Digital expansion slot
  • Great user interface
  • Included FM tuner and voice-recorder

Cons

  • Expensive for storage space
  • Short battery life
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Price when rated: 256MB, $150

Pros

  • Well-designed user interface
  • Included FM tuner
  • Best battery life

Cons

  • Causes occasional iTunes crashes
  • Installation problems (company says these have been remedied)
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Price when rated: 128MB, $130; 256MB, $180

Pros

  • Secure Digital expansion slot
  • Great user interface
  • Included FM tuner and stopwatch

Cons

  • Slightly bulky
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Price when rated: 128MB, $100; 256MB, $150

Pros

  • Plugs directly into USB port
  • 128MB player is inexpensive

Cons

  • No iTunes compatibility
  • Short battery life
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Where to buy
Price when rated: 128MB, $130; 256MB, $180
Lowest price: $55.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace

Pros

  • Included FM tuner, stopwatch, belt clip, and arm strap
  • Secure Digital expansion slot
  • Great user interface

Cons

  • Slightly bulky
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Price when rated: 128MB, $100

Pros

  • Excellent battery life
  • Stopwatch
  • Great user interface
  • Small

Cons

  • None significant
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Price when rated: 128MB, $100

Pros

  • Plugs directly into USB port
  • Included FM tuner and voice recorder

Cons

  • No ID3 tag display
  • No iTunes compatibility
  • Confusing user interface
  • Hard-to-use buttons
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