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Samsung U3 MP3 Player
The device is not too flashy, with a small four-line OLED screen and touch-sensitive buttons on the right. The portion that holds the 3.5mm earphone jack comes in a casing that lights up in translucent blue. I like this as it doesn't consume too much battery, and doesn't look too cheesy either. The inbuilt USB system looks kind of flimsy as it can't take the weight of the player too well while attached to the computer.
The touch-sensitive buttons can be a bit of a pain. I like the fact that Samsung chose to keep the face of the player simple by making most of the buttons touch-sensitive, but the way things are you might end up chasing your target. Since a light touch can lead to creating additional response from the player, it’s quite aggravating. But I would still give points to Samsung for trying to keep things simple.
The U3 is not only an MP3 player but also a voice recorder, which frankly wasn't impressive at all. It works only when held close to the person speaking, and even then the recording isn't very clear.
The FM radio, however, is quite impressive. By this I mean the reception quality is good even in areas where we normally face problems. But it was silly not to have included FM recording.
The player is decent if you are looking a cheap option. Consider it a pen drive-cum-MP3 player. It doesn't require any software to transfer data, and has no USB cables to bother with. And it's cheap, no matter what you say.
However, do keep your needs in mind before you pick this up. Although it offers 2GB for just Rs 3,300, there are other players that can give you better sound quality for almost the same price.