Well, this was inevitable. With their cheapo MP3 players reaching near disposal pricing, Evergreen has turned to selling ¥4,999 (about $41) MP3 player guts direct to consumers. The razor for the blades, if you will. Enclosures can be purchased for an additional ¥2,499 (about $24) to match whatever freaky Japanese mood you might be in: muffin, walnut, cow-kitty... no matter, Evergreen's got your twisted back. A pretty tidy profit on a 256MB DAP, donchathink?

[Via Impress]

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