This hi-res player isn't cheap, but its build quality and performance make it a formidable, portable pleasure...
This Sony Walkman is an object lesson in building a well realised, high-performing music player.
If you don’t want the expense of a smartphone or need a more portable alternative – the latest Walkman is a winner
If you want a simple music player, this one’s a small wonder
Faces stiff competition, but there's no other product quite like it
Sounds solid, and is a worthy Apple alternative
The iPod Shuffle keeps it simple – and it’s brilliantly effective
Ultra-portable, sounds superb but still a tad pricey
In its X7, Cowon has produced a video player with the ability to rival Apple's finest. It's easy to use, looks good and sounds superb
Apple's Shuffle is back in a user-friendly format that marks a return to form from the unsuccessful third generation player