The PMP maker, iRiver is now busy with its new mp3 player which is dubbed as B100. It will be made available to the music lovers in two memory packages viz, 4GB and 8GB; both of which will be launched by the April this year.
Some of the other specs of iRiver B100 mp3 player include:
- Capacitive touchscreen
- 3.1-inch TFT screen
- 4GB / 8GB in-built memory
- 320 x 480 pixel resolution
- Snow-white colour
- 62.8 x 99.2 x 9.3mm
- microSD card
- memory expandable up to 32GB
- SRS 5.1 Surround
- User EQ
- Voice Recording
- FM radio with recording facility
- 80g weight
- 8½ hours continuous video watching time
- 36 hours continuous music playback time
- 76.0MHz to 108.0MHz FM frequency band
- USB 2.0 port
- Multi language format
- 3:2 aspect ratio
This superior quality digital audio player comes packed with a long list of media codec’s including MP3, WAV, WMA, ASF, OGG, FLAC and APE compatibility. It also supports MP4, AVI, WMV, 3GP, ASF, MKV, TS, M2TS, TP and MOV video formats. Moreover, ePub format is also supported to facilitate the users to read PDFs, e-books and raw text files. To add more essence, iRiver has also added FM radio which enables recording as well as playback.
Other options such as handwriting input, comics in JPEG ZIP bundle, etc are also included. Furthermore, its design is something which needs appreciation. It has got a round shaped slim design which makes it handy. A microSD card slot is also provided which allows memory expansion of iRiver B100 mp3 player to up to 32GB. Apart from this, USB connectivity is also enabled.
The wider display with higher resolution provided in this mp3 player provides more space for various other descriptions and text without locking it to a narrower format. In addition to all these features, voice recorder as well as image viewer is also included. Its user friendly touchscreen is yet another highlight. Apart from the touch sensitive controls, play/pause & volume change button is also provided.
iRiver has also unveiled the price of its new mp3 player. The 4 GB set would be made available for around Rs. 7,500/- and the 8 GB set for around Rs. 8,400/-. According to the sources, iRiver B100 mp3 player will first launched only in Japan. No reports are available on whether it would be available to the music lovers in other parts of the globe or not.