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Product: RioVolt
Company: SonicBlue
Estimated Street Price: $169.95
Review By: Julien Jay

Final Results and Overall Mark

Table Of Contents
1: Introduction
2: Play & Sound Features
3: Autonomy & Misc
4: Conclusion

Well we have reached the end of the review. Here are my final comments, notes and grades for the RioVolt.



Final Comments

How It Grades
  Design: 85%
Audio Features
: 90%
Audio Quality: 90%
MP3 & WMA PlayBack: 90%
Compatibility with CD-R &
CD-RW containing folders
filled with MP3 or WMA: 85%
Reliability: 90%
Package Contents: 90%
Price: 90%
Overall: 89%

I can only acclaim the RioVolt and applaud SonicBlue for delivering such a great MP3 portable player. This player is simply the best: best design, best sounding, best features, etc. Nothing has been forgotten… SonicBlue successfully managed to turn what was considered before as a gadget, into an ultimate must have high quality portable audio device. The RioVolt rocks and actually rules the MP3 portable CD player market. If you’re on the look to listen to hours of MP3 music wherever you are, the RioVolt is definitely the best choice you can make. All in all, the RioVolt is an extra-cool, amazing MP3 CD player.



Specs & Package
Overall Score 89%
Version Reviewed RioVolt with FirmWare 2.01
Release Date Available Now!
In the Box RioVolt,
2 AA Batteries,
AC Power Adapter,
1 Remote,
1 Earphone,
1 Carrying Case,
Users' Guide,
2 CD-Rom.
The Good Points Superb Design,
Tons of features,
Long Autonomy,
Great Sound Quality,
Supports CD-Text & WMA,
Huge anti-shock memory,
Upgradeable FirmWare!
The Bad Points Remote Unit is too fragile,
Carrying Case could be more handy,
Provided software are limited & obsolete,
Build-in earphones are average,
No Digital Output?


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