The best 10 MP3 players in comparison

Which are the best MP3 players of 2019?

Best MP3 players of 2019 (1 - 5)
MP3 player comparison
Comparison winner
MP3 player comparison
Comparison winner
Apple iPod 5 touch 64G
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Apple iPod 5 touch 32G
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Apple iPod 4 touch 32G
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Apple iPod 4 touch 16G
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Sony NWZ-F805
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Apple iPod nano
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Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0
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Sony NWZ-E574
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Sony NWZ-F806BLK
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Cowon J3 32GB
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Summary
Summary
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Pros
Pros
  • More internal storage
  • Higher resolution
  • Higher pixel density
  • Bigger screen size
  • More megapixels (main camera)
  • Newer Bluetooth version
  • Higher resolution
  • Higher pixel density
  • Bigger screen size
  • More megapixels (main camera)
  • Newer Bluetooth version
  • WiFi connectivity
  • Higher pixel density
  • WiFi connectivity
  • AirPlay
  • Higher pixel density
  • WiFi connectivity
  • AirPlay
  • WiFi connectivity
  • Newer Bluetooth version
  • Bigger screen size
  • Active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
      Cons
      Cons
          • Bluetooth version
          • Megapixels (main camera)
          • Video recording (main camera)
          • Bluetooth version
          • Internal storage
          • Megapixels (main camera)
          • Video recording (main camera)
          • Internal storage
          • Resolution
          • Accelerometer
          • Internal storage
          • Screen size
          • Pixel density
          • Resolution
          • Stereo speakers
          • Internal storage
          • Pixel density
          • Resolution
          • LED-backlit display
          • Accelerometer
          • Internal storage
          • Screen size
          • Pixel density
          • Resolution
          • Accelerometer
          • Bluetooth version
          • Resolution
          • Stereo speakers
          • Battery level indicator
          • Accelerometer
          • Pixel density
          • Screen size
          • Resolution
          • Bluetooth version
          • LED-backlit display
          Design
          Built-in clipYou can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
          Built-in clipYou can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
          LED-backlit displayUses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
          LED-backlit displayUses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
          Pixel density
          Pixel density326ppi326ppi330ppi330ppi267ppi183ppi233ppi200ppi267ppi167ppi
          Resolution
          Resolution640 x 1136px640 x 1136px640 x 960px640 x 960px480 x 800px240 x 432px480 x 800px240 x 320px480 x 800px272 x 480px
          Screen sizeThe bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
          Screen sizeThe bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.4"4"3.5"3.5"3.5"2.5"4"2"3.5"3.3"
          Total score for "Design"
          Total score for "Design"
          Audio
          3.5mm audio jackWith a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
          3.5mm audio jackWith a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
          Number of microphonesMore microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
          Number of microphonesMore microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.1111N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.1
          One-piece deviceThe device has built-in headphones, which make it very comfortable while doing sports.
          One-piece deviceThe device has built-in headphones, which make it very comfortable while doing sports.
          Active noise cancelling (noise reduction)This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
          Active noise cancelling (noise reduction)This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
          Stereo speakersDevices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
          Stereo speakersDevices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
          Total score for "Audio"
          Total score for "Audio"
          Connectivity
          AirPlayAirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
          AirPlayAirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
          Bluetooth version
          Bluetooth version442.12.1343N.A.2.12
          Built-in USB male connectorThe device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
          Built-in USB male connectorThe device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.
          HDMI outputDevices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
          HDMI outputDevices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
          WiFi connectivityThe device can connect to WiFi.
          WiFi connectivityThe device can connect to WiFi.
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          Total score for "Connectivity"
          Features
          AccelerometerAn accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
          AccelerometerAn accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
          Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
          Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
          Internal storage
          Internal storage64GB32GB32GB16GB16GB16GB8GB8GB32GB32GB
          Megapixels (main camera)
          Megapixels (main camera)5MP5MP0.7MP0.7MPN.A.N.A.3.2MPN.A.N.A.N.A.
          Video recording (main camera)The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
          Video recording (main camera)The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.1080 x 30fps1080 x 30fps720 x 30fps720 x 30fpsN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
          Total score for "Features"
          Total score for "Features"
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