iRiver U10 to be available in November

Posted on Thursday, October 20 2005 @ 14:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
iRive raised the bar for portable music players with the U.S. release of the U10 Series. The U10 is only 2.7" by 1.8" in size, yet features an ultra-bright 2.2" vivid color display and utilizes an intuitive direct-click interface for easy navigation.

The U10 series players are PlaysForSure-verified and support Windows Media Digital Rights Management (DRM) 10, the technology powering portable subscription-based music services such as Napster To Go, Rhapsody To Go and Yahoo! Music Unlimited.

The U10 incorporates Macromedia Flash for its user interface and to provide content such as flash animation and games. The U10 series has a unique direct-click interface that makes it easy for users to fly though their media collection to find the right song, video, photo or flash game. The U10 comes in 512MB and 1GB capacities and features an FM tuner and integrated voice recorder.

U10 Features:
  • Plays music, video, photos and more
  • Plays up to 34 hours of music
  • Ultra-bright, 2.2" vivid color display
  • 512MB and 1GB versions available
  • Supports subscription music services
  • Direct click interface
  • Digital FM tuner
  • Up to 28 hours of rechargeable battery life +
  • Supports MP3, Windows Media Audio (WMA) and OGG music files
  • Supports MPEG4 simple profile QVGA (15fps) videos
  • Plays Macromedia Flash Lite 1.1 games and animation
  • Displays non-progressive JPEG images
  • Integrated voice recorder
  • Enhanced 3D audio (includes SRS WOW)
  • Fast USB 2.0 transfers
  • PlaysForSure verified (both Download and Subscription)
  • The U10 is available for pre-order now at the iriver eStore at and will be at select stores in November. Suggested retail price for the U10 is US $199.99 for 512MB and $249.99 for 1GB of internal storage.

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    Thomas De Maesschalck

    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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