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SanDisk unveils MP3 player with microSD card slot

Posted: 14 Mar 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:MP3 player? microSD card? flash storage cards?

SanDisk Corp., the inventor and a major supplier of flash storage cards, has unveiled an MP3 player touting a microSD card slot.

The Sansa Fuze MP3 player plays music, video, photos, FM radio and audiobooks. It sports a 1.9-inch color screen that can display in landscape mode. It is available in four colors, and with 2-, 4- or 8Gbyte capacity.

The Sansa Fuze player's microSD card slot provides consumers the ability to quickly add content onto their device and expand storage capacity, giving ample space for thousands of additional songs, hours of video and numerous photos. Plus, by using a SanDisk microSD card, users can easily carry their music and other content from their Sansa MP3 player to their mobile phone, or even their PC.

Download services
The Sansa Fuze MP3 player gives users access to subscription download services from numerous sources, including Rhapsody To Go, Napster, eMusic and others. In addition, it supports playback of a wide range of popular music formats such as MP3, WAV, Audible (for audio books) and Windows Media Audio (WMA) in both unprotected and protected files. Sansa Fuze supports MPEG-4 video and JPEG photos. Its internal rechargeable battery will play up to 24 hours of audio and five hours of video between charges.

The MP3 player works with computers running Windows XP or Windows Vista. It also works with Mac and Linux operating systems (under MSC mode).

Colors, capacities
The Sansa Fuze player is expected to be available in U.S. stores in April. The music player comes in a 2GByte capacity to hold 500 MP3 songs with an MSRP of $79.99; 4GByte to hold 1,000 MP3 songs for $99.99; and 8GByte to hold 2,000 MP3 songs for $129.99. The 2GByte Sansa Fuze is available in black; the 4GByte Sansa Fuze is available in black, red, pink or blue, and the 8GByte is available in silver.

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