Kinwei KW-P4 PMP: no buttons, no labels

Nilay Patel
N. Patel|10.27.07

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Kinwei KW-P4 PMP: no buttons, no labels

We've seen some dramatically pared down interfaces on portable media devices before, but this PMP from China's Kinwei takes minimalism to a whole new level. In a sharp departure from the usual DIGITAL SOUND PROCESSING label overload, the KW-P4 instead features a virtually unmarked touchpad below its 2.4-inch screen. Format support for the 2GB player is the usual mix of the standard and obscure, with MP3 and WMA audio support bracketed by "MTV" and "AWV" video formats, and you're also getting an FM tuner, ebook reader, and games built in. Of course, it's not at all clear how to actually use this thing, but at least it's calming, no?

[Via PMP Today, thanks BrianB]
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