Summary: This is primarily a music player, and as such, it's the best-sounding flash-based model we've heard. It trumps the mighty iPod nano in sound quality, features, and battery life. Also, it works with both Macs and PCs via drag-and-drop and has useful extras, including an FM tuner, noise cancellation,...
Excerpt: Photos and words just don’t do the NWZ justice. When its screen is on and the included noise-canceling headphones are in your ears, you’re transported to a world where jet engines and screaming babies don’t exist. Plus, the volume can be cranked up to nearly painful levels.
Pros: Mind-bending battery life will keep you entranced from San Francisco to Hokkaido. Additional noise-canceling circuitry in the player itself improves audio even more.
Cons: Models max out at a wimpy 8 gigs. Screen is tiny (just 1.8 inches), so invest in some specs.