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Sandisk's latest update to the Fuze player sounds good but an awkward touch interface makes it a pale shadow of the previous model.

Review Date: 25 Nov 2010

Price when reviewed: £69


Reviewed By: Kat Orphanides

Our Rating 2 stars out of 5


Part Code SDMX20R-008
Review Date 25 Nov 2010
Price £69
Rating ** stars out of 5
Headphone Rating ** stars out of 5


Capacity 8.00GB
Interface USB
Storage medium flash memory
Battery and charge options Li-ion, USB
Size 95x52x10mmm
Weight 60g


Device has screen? Yes
Viewable size 2.4 in
Native resolution 320x240
Memory card support MicroSD
FM Radio yes
Audio record options microphone, radio
Video record options N/A
Supplied with headphones, USB adapter

Test Results

Tested battery life (MP3 playback) 20h 58m
500MB transfer time 1m 11s
Audio MP3 playback Yes
Audio WMA playback Yes
Audio WMA-DRM playback Yes
Audio AAC playback Yes
Audio Protected AAC playback No
Audio OGG playback Yes
Audio WAV playback Yes
Audio Audible playback Yes
Image BMP support Yes
Image JPEG support Yes
Image TIFF support No
Video MPEG-4 AVI playback No
Video MPEG-4 MP4 playback Yes
Video WMV playback Yes
Video MPEG-1 playback No
Video MPEG-2 playback No
Video MPEG-2 VOB playback No
Video MPEG-4 DivX/XviD support Yes
Video H.264 support Yes
Video MPEG-4 MP3 audio support Yes
Video MPEG-4 AAC audio support Yes
Download compatibility none

Buying Information

Price per MB 0.8p
Warranty two years RTB
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