The wish to have a small and portable audio playing device dates back several years ago, when only option was to have a big cassette tape player with speakers. As technology advanced these audio products reduced in size and with current available mp3 audio players one can listen to his choicest songs at any time of the day.
Today MP3 players are much popular due to their ease of use and it is common to see people using these devices when traveling, jogging and even commuting.
Those who wish to buy an mp3 player should consider the following tips:
1 – The memory of mp3 will decide as to how many mp3 songs can be stored in the device. Few models have internal hard drive which is used to store songs, though with increased memory size, prices of players usually go up. Few models have option of flash memory also.
2 – Battery life of mp3 player is very important, as it will only decide as to how long the player will run properly. You should make sure that player comes with an AC / DV adapter to enable you to recharge the battery if required.
3 – MP3 players come in variety of sizes and with features like large screens, hard drives and even some video capabilities add to their size and price too!
4 – The process by which an mp3 mp3 connected to computer is also important. Some latest models support high speed USB 2.0 transfer. Few others even support Firewire.
5 – Many mp3 players support other audio formats apart from mp3 such as WMA format. You need to check the player's model and also its specifications.
6 – Apart from playing mp3 songs, some players have features like FM tuner or even some recording facility, which may be of use to some people.
7 – You should make sure that the player you intend to by has features you are looking for. You should not be paying for some features you do not need at all. Branded mp3 players will cost you more.
Portable mp3 players have become very popular among the young people. Almost all have one of these gadgets, so if you have not bought it yet, you should go for it at the earliest.