Hottest MP3 Player Sansa Connect from SanDisk
Sansa Connect -a Wi-Fi enabled MP3 player from SanDisk that lets consumers enjoy and recommend music from almost anywhere —won two “Best of CES” awards at the International Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) in Las Vegas last week. CNET awarded SanDisk’s Wi-Fi MP3 player first place in its “MP3 and portable video” category, while LAPTOP magazine voted it top portable audio player on the show floor.The sleek-looking Sansa Connect un-tethers consumers from their PCs allowing them to connect to music and online photos through any open wireless “hot spot” Internet connection. Designed to work with premium Internet services, the flash-based MP3 player will grant music aficionados access to a wide range of new music via subscription services and streaming Internet radio1. It will also contain community features for recommending music and photos with the simple click of a button and a “live” Wi-Fi connection. SanDisk teamed with ZING (ZING.net), a new mobile entertainment technology and services company, to develop the product.
The 4-gigabyte 2 Sansa Connect will be distributed to store shelves in the United States in late March with a suggested retail price of $249.99 .The device will be available in Canada in the latter part of 2007.