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Digital Audio Players: The Essential Buying Guide
The profusion of personal audio devices grows daily. With the proliferation of compression formats, we hesitate to call them MP3 players, although MP3 is the one format that all players support. To choose the best one for you, follow the old Aristotelian adage: Know thyself. Buying a personal audio device is as much a lifestyle choice as a technical choice.
If you arrange players according to increasing size and capacity, you'll have a good framework for the other options. Price, conveniently, tends to follow the size/capacity curve, too. We've established some categories in this guide