I’ve made the move of dumping my iPod (at least temporarily until the iPod touch gets a 100+ gig iteration) and put my music on my Nokia E63. It’s got a decent playlist maker, a great equalizer (better than the iPod’s I must say), it even supports audioscrobbling (with Mobbler), and carrying around one device instead of two saves me a bit of space.
One disadvantage to using the built-in S60 player is that it doesn’t support gapless playback. This usually isn’t a problem, but when I’m playing an album such as Brian Wilson’s SMiLE, it can get pretty annoying. Thank goodness there’s FolderPlay for the S60.
FolderPlay is an audio application for Symbian OS, that gaplessly plays back a subset of the directory structure with orientation on lossless formats and supports the following audio file types: WAV, LPCM, FLAC, APE/MAC, AC3, MP3, OGG, AAC (ADTS).
FolderPlay works beautifully with the Beatles’ LOVE. However, it has a pretty ugly UI (it’s just practically a file manager) and it doesn’t have an equalizer or audioscrobbler yet.
Download FolderPlay here.