iRiver debuts new MP3 player
The South Korean electronics company iRiver unveiled a new MP3 player device, known as the B100. The novelty boasts a 3.1-inch screen with 3:2 aspect ratio.
The B100 display also supports 320 x 480 pixel resolution while the player can play all kinds of audio formats from MP3 to FLAC and OGG. The B100 player can also play video – the list of supported formats in 480p resolution includes MPEG-4, WMV, MOV, TS, TP and others. As to text the device supports the well-known ePub format, PDF and TXT.
The iRiver B100 also arrives with an FM radio, support for manually written notes, a calculator, ZIP format support and e-reading.
In Japan the iRiver B100 will sell for 142 USD for the 4 GB version, while the 8 GB player will sell for 166 USD. The built-in microSD card slot will also allow the owner to expand the storage to 32 GB. The battery life is 36 hours when playing audio, while viewing content will drain the battery for 8.5 hours.