The Nationite S:Flo2 might not be well known in the portable media player (PMP) market. However, there’s a gem to be found within this plain-jane. Read on to find out more!

When it comes to touch-capable media players, there are many that will pop into mind. But today, we have a Nationite portable media player that despite its subtle and ordinary looks, might make you think twice before getting any other similar devices.

Nationite S:Flo2’s main menu

Before you brush this candidate off as “just-another-cheap-player”, the Nationite S:Flo2 supports a wide range of audio and video formats, as well as text files and photos. Nationite also openly lists the operational amplifiers (OPAMP) and digital-to-analog converters (DAC) used.

Here is the Nationite S:Flo2’s specifications, taken off maker’s site.

Hardware / General spec
Main Processor Rockchip RK2806
Audio Processor (DAC) Dual (x2) Wolfson WM8740
Headphone Amp NXP (Phillips) TDA1308
Operational Amp OPA2604
Memory Size 2GB / 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
SD Memory Expansion Micro SDHC upto 16GB
Power charge Input: AC100 ~ 240V 50/60Hz Max: 350mA Output: DC5.0 ~ 5.5V-500mA ~ 1.5A (USB)
Language Support English / Chinese
Operation Method Full capacative touchscreen
Hardware Controls Rotary volume control
  Auto pause on removing headphones
  Front button control
Connectors 3.5mm standard headphone socket
  3.5mm dedicated Line-Out socket
  Hardware rotary volume control
  Power Button
  Reset control
Album Art Support Yes (embeded for MP3 <4gb) – folder art pers song other formats (except FLAC)
EQ Options PlayFX, 5 band custom, 7 presets
PLay Modes Play once, Play all once, All repeat / Sequential, Random
Audio Display Lyric display (lrc), Live EQ spectrum, Album art, Visualisations
Playlist Support 1 internal playlist
SD card integration Supports integration of audio files with files on main memory.
ID Tag Supports Album, Artist via ID tags
Folder browse Yes

AVI, MKV, RM / RMVB, VOB/MP2, FLV (some formats partial support)

Video Encoding H.264/3, Mpeg2, Mpeg4, XVID, DIVX
Max Resolution 720P
Zoom 3 resize options
Video navigation Timeline navigations, search speeds (X2, X4, X8, X16)
Video play modes Play once, Repeat movie, Play and repeat all
OTHER Features
Photo Viewer Thumb support, jpg, gif, png with slideshow
EBook Reader SImple text (.txt) file reader
File Browse Support file browser, on player delete
Other Features Calendar, calculator, stopwatch, games, document management, Key Lock Function