SanDisk launches the, Sansa Connect Wireless Internet MP3 Player
SanDisk, the 2nd largest seller of MP3 players in the US, announced the Sansa Connect, a Wi-Fi enabled MP3 player that lets consumers enjoy and recommend music from almost anywhere. The SanDisk Sansa Connect un-tethers consumers from their PCs allowing them to connect to music and online photos through any open wireless “hot spot” Internet connection.
The Sandisk Sansa Express (1GB) takes after the form factor of the latest Sansa, but replaces the color screen with a monochrome display. What’s cool is that the Express will also have a microSD card slot and thus can double as a microSD card reader. FM tuner, FM recording and a rated 15 hour battery life.
The announcement was made at CES2007, where SanDisk is exhibiting in the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Sansa Connect provides superior sound playback and will come equipped with a microSD card slot. The expansion slot adds additional storage capacity as well as portability of music to other devices.
The pocket-able and durable SanDisk Sansa multimedia player also comes equipped with an integrated speaker for watching and listening to any content on the player with a friend. The new SanDisk Sansa View media player has 8GB of internal flash memory to store up to 33 video hours or 2,000 songs or thousands of photos. Its flash memory expansion slot allows for additional memory capacity and playback of content found on SD and SDHC cards, such as Disney Max Clips.
SanDisk Sansa View demonstrates following features :
Sleek, thin pocketable design at 78.5 x 123 x 16.9mm (0.66-inch thick)
Support for a wide array of video, music, and photo formats
Including WMV, MPEG4, DiVX 5.0, WMA, MP3, and JPEG
H.264 video format at 30 fps enables high video quality and better battery life
Large 4-inch widescreen color display
SD expansion slot for additional memory capacity
Supports SanDisk TrustedFlash cards and the new SD High Capacity cards (SDHC)
Slideshow capability for photos with the ability to add background music
AV-output of audio and video content to a TV screen through a 30-pin connector
Up to 1080i with docking station or 3.5mm headphone jack
Simple interface with backlit controls for easy navigation
Rechargeable, removable Li Polymer battery
Preloaded content, including full-length movies, short films, video clips, music and photos
Works with most download and music subscription services, including Rhapsody, MTV Urge and Yahoo! Music
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