playermenu Nationite S:Flo2 PMP Review

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.

playermenu Nationite S:Flo2 PMP ReviewNationite 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 ProcessorRockchip RK2806
Audio Processor (DAC)Dual (x2) Wolfson WM8740
Headphone AmpNXP (Phillips) TDA1308
Operational AmpOPA2604
Memory Size2GB / 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
SD Memory ExpansionMicro SDHC upto 16GB
Power chargeInput: AC100 ~ 240V 50/60Hz Max: 350mA Output: DC5.0 ~ 5.5V-500mA ~ 1.5A (USB)
Language SupportEnglish / Chinese
Operation MethodFull capacative touchscreen
Hardware ControlsRotary volume control
 Auto pause on removing headphones
 Front button control
Connectors3.5mm standard headphone socket
 3.5mm dedicated Line-Out socket
 Hardware rotary volume control
 Power Button
 Reset control
Audio
FormatsMP3, WMA, APE, FLAC, AAC, OGG
Album Art SupportYes (embeded for MP3 <4gb) – folder art pers song other formats (except FLAC)
EQ OptionsPlayFX, 5 band custom, 7 presets
PLay ModesPlay once, Play all once, All repeat / Sequential, Random
Audio DisplayLyric display (lrc), Live EQ spectrum, Album art, Visualisations
PlaylistSupport 1 internal playlist
SD card integrationSupports integration of audio files with files on main memory.
ID TagSupports Album, Artist via ID tags
Folder browseYes
Video
Formats

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

Video EncodingH.264/3, Mpeg2, Mpeg4, XVID, DIVX
Max Resolution720P
Zoom3 resize options
Video navigationTimeline navigations, search speeds (X2, X4, X8, X16)
Video play modesPlay once, Repeat movie, Play and repeat all
OTHER Features
Photo ViewerThumb support, jpg, gif, png with slideshow
EBook ReaderSImple text (.txt) file reader
File BrowseSupport file browser, on player delete
Other FeaturesCalendar, calculator, stopwatch, games, document management, Key Lock Function