Top rated MP3 players and digital radios: August 2011


These are the top rated MP3 players and digital radios we've reviewed in the year leading up to August 2011.

Oasis Flow

1. Pure Oasis Flow digital radio

The Pure Oasis Flow DAB+ digital radio is an excellent product for outdoors types.
Review Date: 14th Jan., 2011
RRP: $ 399.00

2. OXX Pocket DAB+ digital radio

The OXX Digital Pocket is the best portable digital radio that we've reviewed and it's bundled with great a-Jays earphones. It's also good value.
Review Date: 12th Nov., 2010
RRP: $ 139.95
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One Mi

3. Pure One Mi DAB+ digital radio

The Pure One is a good choice if you want a basic DAB+ digital radio and don't want to spend too much. It's one of the cheapest digital radios on the market.
Review Date: 19th Oct., 2010
RRP: $ 79.00
iPod Touch

4. Apple iPod Touch (4G)

The new iPod Touch is the best dedicated music player that Apple has released to date. The 'Retina' display, iOS4 and the faster processor mean that listening to music, playing games and surfing the Web are easier and more enjoyable ...
Review Date: 23rd Sept., 2010
RRP: $ 499.00
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iPod Shuffle

5. Apple iPod Shuffle (fourth generation)

Apple's fourth-generation iPod Shuffle is a sleek and easy-to-use device, largely thanks to the return of the controls offered by the first- and second-generation Shuffles. The VoiceOver feature is also a big winner.
Review Date: 18th Oct., 2010
RRP: $ 49.00

6. Cowon J3 portable media player

The Cowon J3 offers some new features that the older S9 didn't offer, like memory card support, longer battery life and a built-in speaker. Its sound quality coupled with good file format support means the J3 is an attractive PMP, ...
Review Date: 24th Sept., 2010
RRP: $ 295.00

7. Sony XDR-C706DBP DAB+ digital clock radio

The Sony XDR-C706DBP DAB+ digital clock radio doesn't offer great bang for your buck, but it has good audio given its size. Its unobtrusive design makes it a good choice for someone with limited space.
Review Date: 14th Jan., 2011
RRP: $ 149.00

8. Revo Ikon iPod dock and digital radio

The Revo Ikon is more than just an iPod dock: it's also a digital radio, analog radio and network music streamer. However, it's overpriced and it doesn't excel at any particular function. We also wish it had a better build ...
Review Date: 26th Oct., 2010
RRP: $ 599.00

9. Sony Dash radio alarm clock

The Sony Dash delivers lots of Internet content as well as traditional radio alarm-clock features, but its price and its lack of a full browser might put off potential buyers.
Review Date: 7th Oct., 2010
RRP: $ 199.99
iPod Nano

10. Apple iPod Nano (sixth generation)

Apple has completely overhauled the iPod Nano. The sixth-generation portable media player is even smaller than its predecessors and features a handy touchscreen, but it lacks some key features of previous models.
Review Date: 1st Oct., 2010
RRP: $ 229.00

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