If you're looking for a premium portable high-res player, then the M2 deserves a listen...
Enjoyable and affordable way to listen to hi-res audio, but not the last word in sound quality and barely the first in ergonomics
The X5 is quite a good thing, but there’s too much of it
A seriously talented performer that has a few design issues
The iPod Shuffle keeps it simple – and it’s brilliantly effective
Ultra-portable, sounds superb but still a tad pricey
Apple's Shuffle is back in a user-friendly format that marks a return to form from the unsuccessful third generation player