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
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.