At right, Seagrand has started to sell the Xair (pronounced Cross Air) MP3 player. It comes with 256MB, 512MB or 1GB of flash and comes in pink, red, blue, white or silver. Prices top out at $163.
At right, Sharp's latest MP3 player comes with a clip-on Karabiner. It's probably not safe for mountain climbing. The 1GB version sells for $190.
Below, the Arex Thumbstick MP3 player from RWC will go on sale in mid-December, 2005. It comes with 512MB of memory and a battery that can last up to 16 hours.