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Touch Screen MP3 players Of 2008

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2008 is finished and now we are in 2009. It's the time to look back at touch screen mp3 player of 2008.

Touch screen mp3 player has features like increased screen real estate, a cleaner look, and the potential for new ways of manipulating data using dragging, pinching, and swiping gestures.

So lets see top touch screen mp3 player of 2008.

Image:IPod Touch 2.0.pngApple iPod Touch

The iPod Touch (trademarked as iPod touch) is a portable media player and Wi-Fi mobile platform designed and marketed by Apple Inc.

The iPod Touch has the iPhone's multi-touch interface, with a physical home button off the touch screen. The home screen has a list of buttons for the available applications. The iPod Touch is equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11b/g.

All iPod Touch models have included the applications Music, Videos, and Photos (collectively duplicating the standard functions of the iPod Classic), iTunes (providing access to the Wi-Fi Music Store), Safari, YouTube, Calendar, Contacts, Clock, Calculator, and Settings.

Later models added Mail (accessing POP/IMAP/SMTP e-mail), Maps, Stocks, Notes, and Weather, which could also be added to the earlier models with the purchase of a US$20 software upgrade.The user can add direct links to web sites (called "Web Clips") to the home screen

Samsung YP-P2

The SAMSUNG P2 MP3 player incorporates an array of functions including music, video, FM radio and portable file storage. Its high-resolution 3-inch widescreen displays 30 frames per second in DVD movie format and 16:9 screen aspect ratio — providing seamless and steady video playback.

The Samsung P2 offers fantastic audio quality and a large, brilliant touch screen. The interface is fun and customizable, and the player is packed with features including video playback, a great FM radio, support for subscription music and Datacasts, and a plethora of sound enhancement options.

The Samsung YP-P2 is an excellent-sounding MP3 player that will appeal to those looking for a cool touch-screen interface and stereo Bluetooth capability.

Archos 605 Touch Screen MP3 Player

The 4 GB flash-based version includes a SDHC card slot. The player is also available in hard drive capacities of 30 GB, 40 GB (only in the UK), 80 GB, and 160 GB

The optional DVR station plays back video in DVD quality resolution through the composite, S-video, RGB or YPbPr video outputs with the audio in stereo or 5.1 surround sound through the SPDIF output.

An external harddrive can be attached to the DVR station via a USB hub to increase the storage capacity. The DVR feature has an infrared emitter that can control many different brands of TV's, cable boxes, and satellite boxes.

An online TV guide can show scheduled broadcasts which you can set to be downloaded and viewed at a later time. The DVR station also comes with a qwerty remote control to surf the web or to use the TV Program Guide directly on a TV screen

Life! LXP1

Life-lxp1LXP1 is about the same credit-card size as a third-generation iPod Nano, only a bit chunkier, and weighs 120gm.

LXP1 has some extra features that include touch-screen navigation (like the iTouch), voice-quality recording, an FM radio player/recorder and an SD/MMC card slot. The LXP1 also has a clock, calendar and photo slideshow. The mechanical controls for volume, on/off, lock et cetera are simple and practical

There’s also a two-year warranty, a carry case, strap, USB cable, earphones, and a mini-CD of instructions and PC software. The LXP1’s 60mm (diagonal) 320×240 pixel TFT touch screen is bright and clear, but video playback is a bit jerky

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