The Best MP3 Players?

  webber_man 13:54 10 Jan 03
  webber_man 13:54 10 Jan 03


Don't know too much about MP3 players apart from the fact you can download/upload mp3 files to them.

I'm looking for a good mp3 player that's small, lightweight, can hold a decent number of hours worth of music and has any other little bits that are useful that i'm not aware of! Not asking for much i know!

Anyway - does anyone have any recommendations?

  Lú-tzé 14:29 10 Jan 03

click here

click here

- some good guides.

  jjf72 16:58 10 Jan 03

I've just bought an IRiver IFP 180 - very small, very good-looking, very nice.

128 Mb. (non-upgradeable)
Built in FM tuner and voice recorder
Upgradeble firmware
Very good sound quality.

Highly recomended apart from the price (£170)

Some of the very small players can be a bit gimmicky.

Amazon has a good range to choose from and some good prices.

  jjf72 17:03 10 Jan 03

Also some good reviews ( over 200) on

click here

Try not to look at the US prices though - it's very annoying.

  Joe McG 19:39 10 Jan 03


you could do a lot worse than here

  Pilch.... 22:31 10 Jan 03

i am looking at an MP3 CD Player, that holds more of my music on one CD....

  gengus 18:32 12 Jan 03

if you want more music go for a mp3/cd player
which can hold ip to ten full albums on one
cd/r .if you want lightweight go for something
like a freecom beatman which has 64mb built
in but will also take a smart media card
of which you could have an extra 128mb

  -pops- 18:40 12 Jan 03

I bought Philips Expanium MP3 players for just about everyone in the family this Christmas half price (£50 ish) from Amazon. Amazingly good - I'm a newcomer to the merits of MP3 but I certainly won't be tempted by K-z-a or anything similar. I'm collecting loads of stuff from the BBC, especially Radio 7 to enjoy at leisure.


  Macaonasa 20:56 12 Jan 03

My son bought me a Bench mp3 CD player from Lidl - holds about 150 tracks on one CD. I know it cost £35 coz it was me who dropped the hint. The headphones are useless but it sounds great with my big cans.

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