|SanDisk Sansa Express MP3 player|
Dennis Hissink : January 8th 2007 - 21:00 CET
SanDisk Sansa Express MP3 player : SanDisk unveiled an affordable, cable-less, flash-based MP3 player: the 1GB SanDisk Sansa Express. Designed for the value-conscious consumer, the compact Sansa Express stands out amongst the competition as an affordably priced device with many high-end features, including a microSD expansion slot, FM tuner, recording capabilities, data storage and a direct connection to a consumer’s computer, no USB cable required. The Sansa Express and other new SanDisk products are being demonstrated at the CES 2007. “With the Sansa Express, SanDisk is continuing its strategy of bringing new MP3 players to market for the budget conscious consumer,” said Keith Washo, SanDisk retail product marketing manager.|
SanDisk Sansa Express - microSD|
“Plus, we’ve made the Sansa Express easy to use. With no cable, this player uses a direct connection to the computer, you just plug and go.” The Sansa Express can hold up to 3GB of music, or 750 songs4, by utilizing a 2GB microSD card in the player’s memory expansion slot. This card feature also enables secure transferring of music to other devices equipped with microSD card slots such as mobile phones and PDAs. About the size of a pack of gum, the dimensions of the Sansa Express MP3 player are .99 inches wide x 3.09 inches long x .64 inches high.
Sansa Express MP3 player - Availability and Price
For instant access to millions of digital songs, the Sansa Express supports several music download and subscription services, including Rhapsody, MTV Urge, eMusic, Napster and Yahoo Music. The player is designed to work seamlessly with a wide range of popular music formats such as MP3 and Windows Media Audio (WMA) in both unprotected and protected files (such as those WMA files purchased from music stores). The Sansa Express is Microsoft Vista compatible. Available in March 2007 in the U.S. and Europe, the SanDisk Sansa Express will be priced at $59.99 (MSRP).
SanDisk Sansa Express features
• Cable-less battery charging and USB 2.0 connectivity
• Bright, four-line OLED Screen (1.1-inch)
• A microSD expansion slot for additional memory capacity
• Music portability with SanDisk TrustedFlash content cards
• Digital FM tuner, with FM recording
• Voice recording with a built-in microphone
• Data and document storage
• Up to 15-hour Lithium Polymer battery life
• Cool, blue backlit effect
• Simple to use controls for fast device interface navigation
SanDisk is the original inventor of flash storage cards and is the world’s largest supplier of flash data storage card products, using its patented, high-density flash memory and controller technology. SanDisk is headquartered in Milpitas, CA and has operations worldwide, with more than half its sales outside the U.S.