SanDisk Sansa Connect MP3 player has WiFi

Posted on Monday, Jan 08 2007 @ 21:47 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The new SanDisk Sansa Connect digital audio player which is showed off at CES 2007 today features Wi-Fi. The Sansa Connect will boast innovative Internet capabilities designed to keep music aficionados connected to a wide range of new music via subscription services and streaming Internet radio with no PC required. Designed to work with premium Internet services, the flash-based MP3 player will also contain community features for recommending music and photos with the simple click of a button and a "live" Wi-Fi connection.

Sansa Connect features:
  • Wi-Fi "Connect" -- access or purchase content from select service sites whenever there's an open wireless Internet connection; no PC hookup required
  • Music and photo playback
  • Community connections via the Internet
  • A microSD expansion slot for additional memory capacity
  • Internal speaker to enjoy music with friends
  • Sleek, thin design with large, 2.2" TFT color screen for easy viewing
  • Simple to use, backlit controls for fast device interface navigation
  • Lithium-Ion battery
  • Multi-pin universal connector for "Made for Sansa" accessory upgrades, battery charging and USB 2.0 connectivity
  • The Sansa Connect is 2.05 in. wide x 3.58 in. long x 0.63 in. high.



    The 4GB Sansa Connect will be distributed to store shelves in the United States in late March with a suggested retail price of $249.99.


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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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