- Small, light and easy to carry.
- Use solid state memory so that the song don't 'skip' when jolted.
- Long battery life.
- Hold a lot of media (songs, podcasts, audiobooks and videos).
- Can set playlists.
- Can lock to prevent accidental activation.
- Simple interfaces, e.g jog wheel.
Media file formats:
There are many file formats for audio and video. Most compress the audio or video so that more can be stored on the device but this affects the quality. Common formats include: Audio…