Summary: Because the Fuze is similar to the Sansa e200 series, it seems useful to compare this unit to its predecessor ( Read our Review of the Sansa e270 Here ). As a fan of the e200 series, I thought those of you who also enjoyed the e200 series may be wondering how this unit stacks up
Pros: Ability to delete songs on the fly., Great battery life, Competitively Priced, Easy to Use
Cons: Travel pouch holds player upside down, clutter gets in, Power slider - cannot just turn on while in pouch, have to remove
Excerpt: The Sansa Fuze was a surprise gift and a total surprise when it comes to cool features. The built in 8 GB flash memory may come up short with various files. The coolest feature is the SD slot. I can add memory cards at will.
Summary: All in all, the SanDisk Sansa Fuze is a terrific value. As SanDisk manufactures its own flash memory, it passes along the savings to customers in the form of a player that's $49 and $69 cheaper than comparable 4GB and 8GB iPod nanos, respectively.
Excerpt: There was a gap that needed to be filled in the Sansa product line in between the Clip and the View. This gap was filled by the Fuze with a bigger screen, more capacity, and a memory slot compared to the Clip; but it wasn’t quite the flagship as the View with a lower resolution screen, smaller size,...
Excerpt: The Good Excellent (if not original) design and physical controls. Continues to use a solid software interface. Very low price for the feature set and quality. Software-independent; works with Linux, Macs, and Windows. FM radio, microSD slot, and voice recording.
Pros: Excellent (if not original) design and physical controls., Continues to use a solid software interface., Very low price for the feature set and quality., Software-independent; works with Linux, Macs, and Windows., FM radio, microSD slot, and voice recording., Good DRM support for those who need it.
Cons: Unnecessarily pulls AAC and H.264 support; pixelated video., Simplistic radio and voice recording., Slightly scratch-prone front face., Cost of microSDHC high enough to reduce the immediate value of the card slot.