iRiver B100 wants you to 'touch the supreme sound', pedants grumble

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iRiver B100 wants you to 'touch the supreme sound', pedants grumble

It's been some time since we heard much from iRiver but the PMP maker is keeping busy with the snow-white B100. This capacitive touchscreen media player will offer up to 36 hours of music playback, or eight and a half hours of video watching. The 3.1-inch TFT screen has a resolution of 320 x 480, but it's backed up by a (relatively) long list of media codecs, including OGG, WAV, APE and ASF compatibility. If you're sick of limited playback options, you might want to consider downscaling those screen-size desires for improved format freedom. The PMP launches today, with prices starting at 11,800 yen (around $144) for the 4GB model, while the 8GB version will set you back 13,800 yen (around $168) at online Japanese retailer, Rakuten. The Google-translated PR awaits your quizzical looks below.
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Touch the Supreme Sound
High-spec audio player with a touch capacitive display AFFS
New release of iriver "B100" 4GB/8GB
April 6, 2012 on sale (Fri)

Mouse Computer Co., Ltd. (President & CEO gate Hisashi Komatsu, Headquarters: Tokyo, computer mouse below) has adopted a 3.1-inch touch display AFFS capacitance, high-quality digital audio player of commitment pulled up earphone design, iriver " (Friday), and Rakuten store iriver e (, leading nationwide April 6, 2012 4GB/8GB models of B100 " will be launched sequentially at retail electronics stores, specialty stores and personal computer. Direct sales price, 4GB: yen 11,800, 8GB: 13,800 yen. Will begin accepting reservations ahead of Rakuten iriver e store from Friday, March 30.

Computer mouse, listen to the voice of the user actively in the future, the expansion of recognition, "iriver" brand wide-ranging lineup of portable devices, and for gaining market share, a strategic product introductions in the Japanese market we will strive.

B100 product name

Iriver brand
4GB/8GB built-in memory
Color White
/ 8GB song about 960: about 1,920 songs * 1 4GB recording the number of music files that can be
About 36 hours continuous music playback time * 2
Approximately 8.5 hours continuous video playback time * 5
3.1-inch body display (320x480) AFFS-TFT Kara - liquid crystal (touch panel capacitance)
76.0MHz ~ 108.0MHz FM frequency band
(Tax included) 4GB iRiver direct price: £ 13,800: / 8GB 11,800 yen
* If you save (format MP3) 128Kbps compression rate on four minutes per song and a.
* 2.MP3, 128Kbps, if the volume 15, EQ Normal, off-screen
* If 5.MPEG4, 480x320, 30fps, 1Mbps, MP3, 128Kbps, 10 brightness of the screen, volume 20
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