The choice is: MP3 players for any occasion
A modern smartphone is a true all-powerful monster, which is used almost in all spheres of life. But power and performance have to pay size and battery life. What do avid audiophile who is looking for a small, lightweight and Autonomous device for hassle-free music listening anywhere? Whether it’s MP3 player in its memory holds only the music, the battery is spent for its intended purpose, and the lack of a large display cell and module does not allow to be distracted by social networks and instant messengers. According to the survey, a sixth of the readers of our portal regularly nostalgic for the players and not against the return to the market high-quality devices. We gathered a dozen interesting and unusual MP3 players from Chinese manufacturers, which are suitable for use at home, on the Playground and even in the water.
Suppose you set out to purchase a music player for casual music listening. Not so important where you do it: on the street, in transport or the gym. In each case, the player should play music, be a compact, intuitively simple to use and inexpensive. Ruizu X26 meets all the parameters. Moreover, it is equipped with a small monochrome display, which displays all relevant information about the track, the battery level, which connection. The player is really small — less than 6 inches in length, but is equipped with a battery of 200 mAh which gives you long battery life. The standard memory can be expanded by another 32 GB using microSD card. Athletes will appreciate the support of wireless Bluetooth headphone and the presence of a special bandage, through which Ruizu X26 can be mounted on the arm for a comfortable run.
To make the player more affordable, some manufacturers go to some lengths, for example, is excluded from the composition of the internal memory. The player begins with finding and installing the memory card, which is pre-or after installation in player, you can record your favorite tracks. Externally this player can seem more expensive than really are: metal case, color 1.8 inch screen, stylish design. Some even use it as a video player or e-book reader, although this hobby may sadly affect vision. To listen to the same music really convenient due to its small size and support your favorite headphones. Mechanical buttons have a certain speed and a certain stiffness when pressed, which eliminates accidental presses in your bag or pocket.
Benjie T1 — this is the ultimate solution in the housing, a stylized “under the metal”. Large 2.4-inch color TFT screen does not compare in quality to modern smartphones, but for easy navigation, or viewing your favorite clips will fit. In the internal memory of 16 GB you can store your favorite music in the FLAC format, and if necessary — to increase the volume several times using memory card. Battery supports continuous music playback up to 20 hours. Sound can be displayed not only in your favorite headphones, but also through the AUX on any external audio system.
Another player that support Lossless sound in a slim all-metal casing and large display — ONN X5. Out of the box player plays most popular formats, and on the X5 screen displays current information about the quality of the music of the track being played. ONN X5 is available in popular silver and dark gray colors. By the way, is one of the few music players that comes with branded case included
New this year — player A5 Plusstylized as the once popular line of Sony Walkman players. With smooth fillets at the edges of the thin body of the player from zinc alloy nicely in the hand and is not felt even in the pocket of tight trousers. Bright color display is suitable for reading e-books. It is undoubtedly the strong points of the player should include built-in FM radio, the presence of Bluetooth and equalizer for fine tuning sound.
Every fan of mobile technology with the experience remember the line of iPods Apple Shuffle, which was universally loved by active athletes. A simple player with clip on the back and a single audio Jack for headphones ideal for running, gym and athletics. Unlike the smartphone, which strongly pulls the pocket sweatpants, the player is on the tee and absolutely not felt due to the minimum weight. That’s why multiple copies from China always attract the attention of connoisseurs of such players. For example, ultrathin player Idealist with rubberized hull has only four control buttons, a 3.5 mm audio port, microUSB and a Reset button in case of unforeseen interference. From a full charge, the player runs up to 7 hours, and 4 GB memory can record many hours of your favorite tracks. By the way, the gift offers fine strap to fix the player on the hand.
A similar solution, but with a smaller display for those who don’t understand how you can control the player blindly. Indeed, many users choose specific tracks according to your mood or activity, so the presence of the screen is critical for a large group of users. The case measures just 52 x 40 x 8 mm, therefore the autonomy of the player is relatively small. On the other hand, the purpose of this player with clip — short-term listening to music during the day, so you should be ready for regular replenishment of the battery. The device supports MP3 and WMV. Before you begin, you must insert the memory card from 2 to 16 GB.
Many recognize that today’s players — not the most popular kind of gadgets, but the athletes maintain a high commitment to them. Narrow specialization does not give the user the ability to be distracted by social networks in the process of training, and dynamic music adjusts to the correct training pace. Popular fitness choice — the player clock, which is attached to the wrist and connects to the headphones. Player protected from sweat and drops of moisture, but it works not as long as we would like, and doesn’t have its own internal memory, so you need to purchase a separate memory card.
Do not forget the makers, and swimmers — a long exhausting training these athletes rarely take place under the cheerful music, which is so necessary to maintain strength. Gieftu introduced the gadget, which apparently bears little resemblance to the player, but it is within the cylindrical body skryvatsya battery and music “filling”. The player is equipped with a special mount for the swimming glasses, which is fixed to a silicon strap. Headphones have special ear cushions, preventing the moisture from entering the ears. The manufacturer guarantees the protection of the aluminum housing according to IP68 standard. Battery charge is enough for 5-6 full time training in the pool. By the way, in addition to the functions of a normal player claimed the presence of FM-receiver.
Another solution for swimmers — player-dog collar with water resistant headphones. It can be used as a standalone accessory or take with you into the water. All the “stuffing” is located in the electronic unit, which presses on the neck and does not subside even under intense motion. By the way, this is the unit easily removable from the main body and connects to the computer via USB as a regular USB flash drive. So there is an exchange of data and recording new tracks in the player.
Fans of Jogging in the open air suitable player Songku Hi-W262. Two earphone with musical components are connected with thin wire, in order to exclude accidental loss of one of them. 16 GB of internal memory allow you to store hundreds of MP3 files, rechargeable battery can play music for 5-6 hours in a row. These headphones weigh just 27 grams and barely felt in your ears even while running.
By the way, you don’t always need to look for the headphones to the player. Often these gadgets are combined into one integral device, such as SH-S1. On the left earpiece set there are the buttons for quick switching between tracks, and miniature displays current information about the audio file. If your favorite tracks you are bored, just tune into your favorite radio station and keep walking down the street at the summer music hits. Compact and foldable design allows you to carry everywhere device with you. Sliding shackle designed for a variety of users, and in autumn and spring you can wear headphones on top hats — stock handles and volume enough even for such a scenario.
Unusual player, made in the form of a small music speakers with true subwoofers. It’s a fun accessory and just a special gift, support a variety of communication standards, including Bluetooth and AUX. Thanks to the integrated microphone you can take calls from your smartphone and comfortable to carry on a conversation with someone. A convenient solution for office Desk or bedside tables.
Tell us in the comments how you prefer to listen to music with smartphone at home in professional settings or still resort to music players?