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iRiver H340

alaTest has collected and analyzed 385 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the value for money and performance. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the memory and portability.

sound, usability, design, performance, value for money

portability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the iRiver H340 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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H340 Media Player


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iRiver H340 Mp3 Player


Although this MP3 player isn't exactly new on the market, I will be able to investigate and comment on newer features added to it via firmware updates since the initial release.The H340 Model I am reviewing is the international one. The US model...

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iRiver H340


For a lot of audiophiles out there, iRiver is not a strange name. For the past couple of years, iRiver's line of hard disk drive MP3 players have been...

In addition, users can also rip music directly from a CD. There is a line-in port to which users can connect a CD player. Then with the press of "record", H340 would start ripping down all the songs and encode it to the user's choice of quality and...


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H340 Portable Mp3 Jukebox


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Complete Systems: Minis, Portables, & Handhelds: iRiver H340


The iRiver H240 is housed in a beveled, black plastic case imprinted with a carbon fiber-like checkerboard pattern, the iRiver H340 styling is simple and sleek. Battery life is rated at a 16 hours of continuous use. It uses Windows Media Player...

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The iriver H300


The iriver H100 was - and is still considered one of the greatest DAPs ever produced. The H300 series was a worthy successor and was released on 2004, making the H300 5 years old. That is ancient by today's standards, especially in a market where even...

The audio quality is the most admired trait of the H300. The device supports MP3, OGG, WMA, ASF and WAV and sounds absolutely breathtaking. The device does have SRS WOW, but it really doesn't sound too natural. The custom EQ is not the usual 5 band bar...

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iRiver H340 40 GB Multimedia Player




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Amazon review summary for iRiver H340


alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 user reviews of iRiver H340 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on

sound, usability, performance, portability, design

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: iRiver H340 40 GB Digital Music Player with Color Displayiriver H340 40 GB Digital Music Player with Color Display

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Simply the best


Well, I have been working on selecting a player for about six months now. Personally, I am a bit geeky but this player was meant for my daughter who I feel is more interested in playing music than playing geek so I felt ease of use was important. When...

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iRiver Black 40GB MP3 Player H340


This is far the best mp3 player right now even though it is not known in the US and is not very popular. I have bought this at Newegg and everything was working fine. The interface on this is very easy to use if you read the manual, not hard at all to...

Product Specifications

The iriver H340 is the world's first pocket jukebox with an integrated 2" color LCD. You can thus display wallpaper images, read e-books and view digital holiday snaps - all in the same excellent picture quality. The built-in 40 GB hard drive has plenty room for over 10, 000 titles or masses of other data.

Audio Input


Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Line-in recording / Photo playback / Radio
Digital Player Type:Hard drive based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital recorder / Radio
Sound Effects:SRS WOW / TruBass
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio


Run Time (Up To):16hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Data Storage Capability:Up to 9999 files / 2000 folders
Supported Digital Audio Standards:ASF / MP3 / MPEG 1 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / MPEG 2.5 Audio / Ogg Vorbis / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Type:Digital graphic


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:iRiver


Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Player remote control