Hard disk-based MP3 players

How does Apple's classy iPod match up to strong competitors from Archos, Creative Labs and SONICblue? Here's the low-down.
Written by ZDNet Staff, Contributor

Hard disk-based MP3 players, which allow you to store massive amounts of MP3s and other files on a portable device, have been around for a few years. But recently, a new batch of players have taken the concept to a new level, with impressive advancements in design, functionality and user interface.

Each of these MP3 players has its unique strong points, but they're all groundbreaking in their own way. Check out our hands-on reviews.

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