1. Sony Walkman NW2 – F805
Running on the Android OS, this PMP pairs the ever growing app library of Google Play, with finely tuned audio tech from Sony to create a great sounding device that's also very well connected. An S-Master MX Digital Amplifier and Clear Audio ensures every detail of the song is heard, while the xLOUD speaker system lets you share your music with the whole room. Front and centre is a 3.5-inch touchscreen and it’s fully compatible with Sony’s Music Unlimited service.
Price: £200 | Sony
Next Cowon X9
Forget the Apple iPod, the MP3 is making a comeback this Christmas. From Sony to Cowon these music players boast amazing sound quality and hi-tech features, making them the perfect gift this year.
The release of the iPod in 2001 changed the way we listen to music and watch videos on the go, but don’t count the MP3 player out just yet.
They have come a long way form the cheap plastic devices that could only hold 10 songs, now offering top of the range technology, amazing sound quality and enough memory to take your whole music library with you wherever you go, and often at affordable prices.
MP3 players are now the perfect portable multi-media machines, and here’s our roundup of the best on offer just in time for the festive period.