Aimed to be released in February of this year, the YP-Z5 by Samsung is poised to intrude on the Ipod Nano’s market share. Measuring in at 3.5�?x1.6�?x0.4�? (only 0.13�? thicker than the Ipod Nano), the YP-Z5 comes with a 1.8�? LCD screen, plays both MP3 and WMA (also pays protected WMA’s from Napster), is capable of viewing JPEG’s, and also utilizes Digital Natural Sound Engine 3D audio processing [DNSe].
Samsung has improved battery life to 38 hours, and 24 hours of continuous play, as well as using brushed metal / gloss black casing that is scratch resistant, with a sensitive interface controlled by a touch pad, and is available in both 2 and 4GB capacities.
The retail price for the Samsung YP-Z5 is 199USD (2GB) and 249 (4GB)