BeoSound is the name of the latest MP3 player from the Danish high end audio products company Bang & Olufsen. As with all of their products, the price is high. The stylish BeoSound 6 will set you back $600.
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BeoSound 6 MP3 Player
- Dimension / Weight: 90.7 x 42.7 x 12.2 mm / 65 g
- Finish: Polished stainless steel/soft-touch lacquered plastic
- Storage: 4GB
- Display: 1.81 Inch TFT LCD 128 x 160 pixels
- Supported file formats: MP3, WMA, OGG
- PC support: Windows XP SP2
- Mac support: iTunes: BeoSound 6 plug-in needed
- Interface: USB 1.1. (USB 2.0 high speed support)
- Built-in, rechargeable, approx. 40 hours playing time
- Main voltage: 100–240V AC
- Connection: Earphones, USB and mains adaptor via 18 pin connector
- Included accessories: Bang & Olufsen Earphones, USB-cable, travel charger and leather bag
More information about the BeoSound 6 at the official Bang & Olufsen website. (Update: Link removed because the page is gone.)
Bang & Olufsen claim to be a manufacturer of high quality audio products right? So how can they release an mp3 player that doesn’t support lossless audio? This looks like a $600 piece of garbage to me.