By Richard Menta 9/1/07
This fall Bluetooth is the big feature for the latest players jockying for some of those iPod customers come December - assuming Apple doesn't add it to the new players they will unveil next week. In the spirit of the season Samsung is introducing a pair of bluetooth portables of their own.
The Samsung YP-P2 starts it off with a 3' Widescreen QVGA display with touchscreen capability. The unit offers a healthy 35 hours of music on a battery charge, which drops to 5 hours of straight video time. The P2 offers an FM Tuner, voice record and JPEG photo support, pretty common stuff as is the MP3/WMA audio support. Both the WMV9 and MPEG-4 video codecs are supported. The P2 weighs in at 3 ounces encased in a 3.9 x 2.1 x 0.4 shell.The Samsung P2 is available in 2GB, 4GB, and 8GB capacities.
The smaller YP-T10 carries the same feature set as the YP-P2 except for the display, which is a 2" standard aspect ratio screen without touchscreen capability. The YP-T10 weighs half of the P2 at 1.5 ounces and posesses a 3.8 x 1.6 x 0.3 form. The unit comes with 4GB of memory. Prices have not yet been announced for either unit.
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