updated 04:05 pm EST, Wed November 18, 2009
Samsung R0 media player has H.264 video support
Samsung has announced the release of its latest portable multimedia player in its home market of South Korea with the YP-R0. The device has a 2.6-inch color LCD screen and is available in two models: one with 4GB of built-in memory, the other with 8GB. Either sports a microSDHC memory card slot for adding up to 16GB of storage space.
There is otherwise an integrated FM radio, a text and photo viewer, as well as video codec support for DivX, XviD and H.264 video files. A program meant to teach users another language is also included. The R0 is available in black, silver and pink, with the 4GB version priced at the equivalent of $120, while the 8GB model costs $155.