philips keyring Philips Key Ring MP3 Player 64MB

Part of the Wearable Digital Audio series, the Philips Key Ring MP3 Player is one of the sleekest flash-memory based player you can find in shops today.

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First and foremost, i would like to thank Philips Singapore for providing us with a unit of this player for our review.

The year 2003 sparked a sudden influx of digital audio players, or what we call MP3 players, into the consumer market. In recent years, flash memory has become affordable and coupled with technological improvements, we can now see a variety of MP3 players in the market. Electronics companies have been pitting against each other in this saturated digital audio player market. With so many choices avaliable to the consumer today, elements like design, audio quality and pricing are crucial factors in determining the success of these digital audio players.

Philips is pretty new to the gadgets industry and it was really exciting when they released their first line of gadgets in mid 2003. The Key Ring MP3 Player is part of this street smart gadgets range. The innovation and creativity really shows Philips intention in uprooting a share of the market for themselves.

The Philips Key Ring MP3 Player is a class of its own. Sporting a glossy white finishing, its one of the smallest and lightest flash-memory based MP3 player you can find in the market today. Pardon me if i tend to use the terms Key Ring MP3 Player and Wearable Digital Audio Player interchangeably. I am still rather confused about the naming for this product.

Specifications

As this reviewer’s set didn’t come with a reviewer’s reference kit, the specifications are extracted directly from Philips website.

Flash
Memory Size
64MB (comes in black
128MB version too)
ColorWhite
Casing
Material
Magnesium
Weight35g
BatteryUses proprietary battery.
Battery
Lifespan
6.5 hours
Extra
Battery
Comes with an auxiliary
1 x AAA battery pack. Offers an extra 10hrs of music.
Remote
Control

1 x Wired Remote
Control
1 x Lanyard Remote Control

Chargingvia USB Port
Audio
Formats
MP3 (1hr approximately)
and WMA (2hrs approximately)
File
Transfer
USB 1.1 (PnP except
Windows98)

Package Contents

  • Philips Key Ring MP3 Player
  • Philips Earphones
  • Lanyard Remote Control
  • Wired Remote Control
  • Auxiliary Battery Pack (1xAAA Battery)
  • All-in-One Software/Manual CD
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