Aimed to be released in February of this year, the YP-Z5 by Samsung is poised to intrude on the Ipod Nanoâ€™s market share. Measuring in at 3.5â€?x1.6â€?x0.4â€? (only 0.13â€? thicker than the Ipod Nano), the YP-Z5 comes with a 1.8â€? LCD screen, plays both MP3 and WMA (also pays protected WMAâ€™s from Napster), is capable of viewing JPEGâ€™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)