SanDisk Sansa slotMusic Player
Easy to use.
Preloaded microSD cards.
Easy memory card expansion.
No computer needed.
Music has no DRM.
MicroSD USB reader included.
Expandable up to 16GB.
Very limited control options.
No display to view current song.
Feels quite heavy with battery installed.
Not nearly robust enough for even novices.
So-so sound quality.
Limited navigation capabilities.
Album offerings for slotMusic cards are very limited.
Only 30 albums available so far.
SlotMusic album prices are higher than CD prices.
Tiny MicroSD cards are easy to misplace.
By The TechZone on April 23, 2009
I tried to approach the SanDisk Sansa slotMusic MP3 player with the right set of expectations. I knew that I wasn’t going to get anywhere near what I’d be getting with an Apple iPod touch. I knew that it was meant to represent a transitional...60
By Hardware Secrets on April 01, 2009
There is no doubt that the slotMusic player is a good device for the price. The lack of a screen, shuffle, and audio options may turn off sophisticated digital music aficionados, but this may be a good entry to digital music for newbies or those who...-
By FutureLooks on March 05, 2009
The Sansa line of MP3 players from SanDisk have always been reasonably reliable and competitively priced, but they were never all that sexy or revolutionary in their approach. In trying to compete directly with the iPod, SanDisk was setting itself...70
By Swedish Tech Report on January 20, 2009
It’s an excellent media player and I look forward to seeing how it develops. Sandisk have done a homerun here for me with great features,quality and great...-
By Just Another Mobile Monday on December 16, 2008
I think we all have that one band which we could listen to all day, every day, and never get tired of it. For me, that would be the Beatles…or maybe Led Zeppelin. Certainly not Abba (though my wife would disagree.) For listeners like us,...-
By Top Review Shop on December 04, 2008
Sound Quality After popping in the earbuds and inserting the slotMusic card with Nelly – Brass Knuckles album that came with the player, I listened to the album a few times to get a good impression of the sound quality. The overall sound quality...70
By The Gadgeteer on November 24, 2008
Is there a place in the market for another MP3 player? What if this one doesnt require a computer in order to copy music, buy music, etc? Sansa is willing to gamble that the answer to both of those questions is yes, with their new slotMusic player....-
By Geek.com on November 07, 2008
SanDisk Corporation recently announced the slotMusic player. The player itself is designed to play the company’s slotMusic cards, which it’s calling “the future of music”. The slotMusic cards are essentially 1GB microSD cards...-
By Digital Trends on October 28, 2008
SanDisk’s slotMusic Initiative may be a questionable approach to buying music using the dying physical distribution model, but we can definitely see its appeal for no-nonsense music fans who have been waiting for a convenient successor to the...70
By SlipperyBrick on October 27, 2008
As you might have heard, SanDisk is offering players with a feature that’s a little unusual, a microSD card slot. The slot is a requirement to work with the new music format introduced last month called slotMusic. The slotMusic format is basically...-