Samsung YP-R1 Media Player

By Richard Menta 9/2/09

Samsung officially announced its latest personal media player, imaginatively monikered the YP-R1. The Samsung YP-R1 is roughly the same thickness as an iPod touch at 8.9 millimeter (0.35 inches). In that space the unit supports a 2.6-inch touchscreen 720 x 480 display, built-in Bluetooth, FM tuner, an e-dictionary and a TV-out. The YP-R1 is also DivX, XviD, H.264, WMV compatible. The unit is available now in Europe and is expected to ship next month in the US with a choice of 8GB to 32GB of capacity. Pricing in American greenbacks has yet to be confirmed, though estimates have been hovering around the $180 range.

Samsung YP-R1

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