Most important point is it is very user friendly. Review Sections Review Specs. Mobile Accessories by Scott Stein Dec 6, Use mdy dates from September The Gigabeat F was released in September Finally, rated battery life for video is weaker than Toshiba had originally suggested.

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We criticized an early version of the Gigabeat because the small buttons were unlabeled.

Sseries Gigabeat F is a popular candidate for alternative firmware with its rich screen, strong processor, ample storage capacities and simple hardware customisation capabilities. I had to send it back again at my own cost. Directly under the portrait-oriented display are the Back and Windows Start buttons, which sries you to the main menu no matter what you’re doing and, for example, without pausing a video that you are watching.

The Toshiba Gigabeat S doesn’t record audio or video, its screen is still too small for true video enjoyment, and overall rated battery life is weaker than Toshiba had promised, but we still think it’s the next great portable media device.

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Sounds great but lacks vision. Here’s why we give the Toshiba Gigabeat S props: The player offers a 2. The player has a hour battery life for audio and plays video for up to 2. The X-series has a larger 2.

Hands-on with the Toshiba Gigabeat S Series Portable Media Center

Was this review helpful? To top it off, the device is subscription enabled, and it includes niceties such as an FM tuner.

It is currently available in Japan and the United States. A free year of service from Sprint: There is no word on when gogabeat version is coming to the US.

The S is also durable, with a scratch-resistant, anodized-aluminum backside and a glossy plastic front. Noticeably smaller than the first-generation modelthe Gigabeat S boasts a 2.

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Finally, rated battery life for video is weaker than Toshiba had originally suggested. The Gigabeat was first called the MobilPhile and later renamed to Gigabeat. While I loved it when I purchased it, since I started to have problems with battery life and syncing, I no longer have much use for it. Some users have encountered a problem when the player deletes all media on its hard drive after being disconnected from USB sync with a computer. TVs by Rick Broida Dec 3, Overall though this is minor when compared with everything else.


The placement of the iPod’s Click Wheel is more natural. Brand Manager for Toshiba? This model comes with a 2.

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Continue to next page 01 The side buttons are small, but they are gugabeat to use and understand. Your trust is our top concern.

Its hardware is largely based on the same Freescale i. First, it takes the brilliantly simple PMC software and serids it in a traditional, compact MP3 player form factor.