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SanDisk Sansa View
4.8 out of 10

SanDisk Sansa View

SanDisk Sansa View MP3 Player 8GB The SanDisk Sansa View Read more

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Reviews and Problems with SanDisk Sansa View

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Overall 6
6.0

Broke after a few weeks

Mike, Amazon
16 March 2014
  • Summary: maybe I was too rough with it??? Pulled from the wall and only half cam with it...unable to put back together.
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Overall 6
6.0

Seems it would be good, one I ordered did not appear new.

Parkenshaw, Amazon
17 November 2013
  • Summary: So I bought this for my girlfriend and was hoping it'd work well with her device (from what I can tell the voltages are all correct). However, when I ordered this I understood it to be a "new" item. What we received was instead something that appeared to be used, used and well used.
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Overall 6
6.0

Product is no longer made by Sandisk

Blkpoet17, Amazon
16 January 2011
  • Summary: The only reason that I gave this product 3 stars instead of more was because I had to send it back. I ordered an extra Micro Sd card to make it 32gb instead of the 16gb that is internal.
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Overall 6
6.0

Buggy software, nice player otherwise

Michael P., Newegg
19 November 2009
  • Summary: Once I got it set up (which took a while), it's been fairly stable, but I can still crash it occasionally, usually by trying to scan forward or back in a video. The video editing software that came with it was useless - took literally forever to finish a file.
  • Pros: Decent screen, decent memory, nice form factor, not an ipod.
  • Cons: The software was buggy from the get-go. Firmware updates weren't particularly useful. Took me the better part of a day to get it up and running for my wife to use. Included video shrinking software is absolute junk. FM radio has poor reception
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as bad as I originally thought

Christopher W., Newegg
1 October 2009
  • Summary: I bought the refurb edition, so I was not afforded the opportunity to review the docs early on. I went to the sandisk site to obtain - and was not impressed. I had all sorts of problems early on. The device wouldn't turn on unless I plugged it in via USB. Had a tough time importing my music.
  • Pros: Nice balance of screen size/portatability. Standard Sansa MP3 player features, relatively simple UI. Good memory size 8GB with optional MicroSD/HC card port.
  • Cons: Poor support/documentation on Sandisk Website. No ability to install Rockbox (yet). Awful earbuds.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good player but some aggravations

Amazon Customer "Chet Brewer", Amazon
30 August 2009
  • Summary: I have been using SanDisk players for a long time because I prefer Rhapsody to Itunes for the rental music features. The view has nice features with the pictures and video. Its fairly easy to use unless you are looking for a specific track in which case you will scroll forever.
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Overall 6
6.0

Half and half

Jerry S., Newegg
15 July 2009
  • Summary: Other than the con I mentioned it's fantastic.
  • Pros: -Glossy black w/ blue wheel -FM radio -Capacity -Audio jack on top -SD slot
  • Cons: The product I received had a somewhat messed up audio jack. I had to push the header from my headphones a certain direction in order to receive a signal on both earphones. Leave it in your pocket while walking and the header will be put out of place, giving me only a signal on the right ear.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great for the Price - Not for Audiobooks

Anonymous, Newegg
29 June 2009
  • Summary: I really want to like this well-built, cheap and fairly high quality player but I'm finding myself buying a replacement hardly a month after purchasing. The primary reason for this is that 80% of my listening consists of audiobooks and 1hr+ long podcasts.
  • Pros: Incredible price, great lcd screen, well-built player, decent controls, SDHC
  • Cons: Fast Forward is almost unusably slow, Radio feature is hidden in the "more" section of menu, Only resumes song position if powered-off (not if you let it auto shut-off), Audiobooks cannot be added to audiobook section unless purchases through audible.com, SDHC card requires a long startup time
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Overall 6
6.0

Issues Resolved !

CHRISTOPHER S., Newegg
26 June 2009
  • Summary: Misunderstandings.... Poor documentation... Resolve 1. Locks up... If you put the device in lock mode then release it usually the freeze on songs goes away .... Repeat 2 or 3 times... 2. Heat issue or static electricity 1.
  • Pros: 16 gigs, cheap, sd micro..... Use for work... For mp3 player... generally stays charged for 10.5 hrs ... In pocket... Great Sound, Good Movie player sharp, Good Equalizer ..
  • Cons: Heat Problem occurs when holding the View in your hand to long this will eventually lead to device failure... SanDisk needs to warn people this device is not to be held in hand for long periods of time or your body heat combined with the drive spinning will lead to failure.. To long to transfer m...
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Overall 6
6.0

Alright player

Anonymous, Newegg
10 June 2009
  • Summary: A GSoC student is working on a rockbox port, so I'm looking forward to that (aka, it'll make this player worth the money).
  • Pros: Cheap player for the capacity (got it on sale).
  • Cons: Interface, as said before, isn't that great. The freezes, while annoying, are not quite a showstopper for me, since I usually fire and forget on a playlist. A bigger annoyance for me is the placement of the hold/power slider, which is awkward to operate with one hand, and the placement of the hea...
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