The iPod has been the perennial champion when it comes to PMP or MP3 players. Apple stepped up its game with the iPod Touch, bringing that whole experience to the touch arena and app driven world. Now Samsung ever so daring has entered into the PMP space with a player that is a variant of their successful Galaxy S Line; the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0. Today we take a look at how these two will duke it out, which is better for the consumer, the Apple iPod touch with its world-renowned iOS system or the Samsung Galaxy Player that allow you to do everything on an Android based platform
Samsung galaxy Player 4.0
The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 is the smaller PMP made by Samsung in their new line of Galaxy Player. The Galaxy Player 4.0 sports a 4″ WVGA Super Clear LCDs (800 x 480), Android2.3.5 . Runs a 1Ghz processor (hummingbird), its comes with either 8GB or 16GB storage and also expandable via microSD. A front facing VGA camera for video chat, rear 3.2MP camera ( no flash), Bluetooth 3.0 GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n enabled. The Galaxy player 4.0 weighs 4.2 ounce and packs a 1200mAh battery. It also feature Allshare(dlna), Samsung DLNA feature, and SoundAlive which creates a 5.1 Surround sound experience with two 1.3W stereo speakers
Apple iPod touch
Is based of the iPhone with its 3.5-inch display, currently running iOS5, the Apple iPod Touch is the Gold standard for all PMP players to go buy, its is built on the iPod Platform for great music play, also can view movies, and is connected to the App store which allows accessibility to all the iPhone apps. its got a Front facing camera for video chat (via Face time or Skype) and a rear camera to take pictures. Plus it has Bluetooth Wi-Fi and comes in 8GB, 16GB or 32 GB variants.
Both The Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and iPod Touch are excellent PMP, that can’t be denied. But the simple truth here is which best suit the consumer and which applies more ease to use. They both have camera, and apps to your heart’s delight but what makes one the clear winner here in this Battle video is ease of use and screen size. Which makes the Galaxy Player 4.0 the device of choice. with a large screen for viewing movies, and the ability to put in your own content without the stringent hold of iOS says a lot about the Galaxy player 4.0, also the removable battery and expandable memory via microSd make the Galaxy Player 4.0 an ideal device over the iPod touch. So the Winner is the Galaxy Player 4.0