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SanDisk Sansa View review | Rating & Conclusion

Published on: Monday, November 3rd 2008                   Written by: Martijn Kooijman - Photography by: Mark Peters

SanDisk Sansa View

T he SanDisk Sansa View appeals to me personally, thanks to its appearance. This MP3 player would even look good in an office or business environment. The device feels solid with a sense of sturdiness and reliability; it won't break easily. Especially the video player convinced me of the excellence of this multimedia player with a fine price/quality ratio. The music quality of the View is excellent, although the SanDisk Clip produces an even better sound. Perhaps SanDisk will combine the superb features of each series to a perfect future media player. For example; the monitor of the View, the sound of the Clip and the additional functions of the Shaker. In general, I did not encounter any nuisance about the Sansa View, everything does what it has to do and it works fast too. The only minor is playing fast forward or back in videos or music. This is carried out annoyingly slow and gets on your nerves after a while. The menu is similar and almost equal to the Apple iPod, so I wonder why SanDisk did not implement the search function within a song; the possibility of scrolling through a song. The SanDisk Sansa View 8 GB model is available from 120 Euros and for this price; I'd go and get it.

SanDisk Sansa View review

The SanDisk Sansa View is a superb media player and certainly worth its money.

 

SanDisk Sansa manual

SanDisk Sansa manual

Positive [+]

• Nice design
• Excellent video player
• Expandable memory
• Perfect price/quality ratio

SanDisk View navigation

SanDisk View navigation

Negative [-]

• Slow Play Fast forward and back
• Radio lacks station information
• Blurred pixels

SanDisk microSD

SanDisk microSD

Review score %

• Test score : 90%
• Highly recommended

 
 
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