updated 11:45 am EST, Fri January 7, 2005
SanDisk flash MP3 player
has introduced a new iPod-like MP3 player: the SanDisk Sansa e100 series utilizes embedded flash memory and features high-fidelity sound, a sophisticated song navigation and sorting system and a "unique" design. The SanDisk Sansa player can store hundreds of songs and play up to 15 continuous hours on a single AAA battery. It features an SD card slot to conveniently add more storage capacity and works with both MP3 and Windows Media Audio (WMA). It includes stereo headphones, a carrying case with armband, a USB 2.0 cable, and AAA Battery and an install CD. For added flexibility, they can be used as a USB storage device. The player also features a digital FM radio with 20-presets and a multi-line Indiglo Backlit LCD that displays album, artist and song title information. It will ship in March for $150 (512MB) and $200 (1GB).