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IRiver IFP-195T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of IRiver IFP-195T. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The sound and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the storage. Comments about the durability and price are mixed.

usability, performance, sound, portability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the IRiver IFP-195T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of IRiver IFP-195T from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the performance and size. The sound and portability also get good reviews, but comments about the durability and price are different. There are some critical opinions about the storage.

usability, portability, sound, size, performance


82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: iriver iFP-195T 512 MB MP3 Playeririver iFP-195T 512 MB MP3 Player

May, 2018

Expert review by : Alexandra Krasne (

IRiver IFP-195T


Flash-based player is a little expensive, but its voice recordings and music sound excellent.

A small but full-featured player, the IRiver IFP-195T sounds great and is easy to operate.

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Alexandra Krasne (

iRiver iRiver iFP-195T MP3 Player (iRiver America-IFP195T)


Photograph: Rick Rizner

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Alexandra Krasne (

IFP-195T Mp3 Player


This small flash-based player is shaped like a prism with rounded edges and has 512MB of storage (enough to hold about 130 average MP3 files at 4MB each). The IFP-195T also sports straightforward controls and has a built-in FM tuner and voice recorder....

The IFP-195T requires only one AA battery (included), but the battery compartment's latch is flimsy and breaks easily; if the door breaks, you'll have to tape the compartment shut so the battery doesn't fall out. A new model, the IFP-390T, supplants...

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : M. Wiley (

iRiver iFP-195T Review


IRiver unveiled the iFP-195T last month at CES 2003. Most companies were focusing on hard drive players, and iRiver announced that they'd be making th...

Feb, 2003

Consumer review (

Not bad at all.


great sound, good voice recording

photo quality not too good but good enough for something of

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (

Worth the money, but barely


Excellent sound quality, one AA battery lasts about 20 hours, small, has FM radio

Hard to transfer songs from PC to player, breaks easily, hard to navigate

May, 2004

Consumer review (

iRiver iFP-195T (512 MB) MP3 Player


Kids eat batteries, especially AA and AAA batteries. Never mind trying to get them to use rechargeables (they’re dead, I need juice now). I have enough trouble trying to understand teenage fashions and social issues. Since my constant complaints ...

Memory size, easily operated, excellent sound quality

Old USB port (1.1 VS 2.0), pricey

Apr, 2004

Consumer review (

AWESOME MP3 player from IRiver


AWESOME item can't go wrong


Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

AWESOME MP3 player from IRiver


What can I say about this item? Half gig of storage, built in mic for voice recording, line jack for direct MP3 coding plus a FM tuner and you can record what is playing on the tuner. All this for 299.99. Now for some history. I was looking for ...

AWESOME item can't go wrong


Feb, 2004

Consumer review (

Costly, but worth it.


Carries a big pop for a little package

Earpieces are annoying

May, 2003

Product Specifications

iRiver now brings you the newest version of the most advanced portable music player available, including built-in FM Tuner and Voice Recorder and features an industry first 512 MB of internal memory for up to SEVENTEEN hours of your favorite music! The iFP-195T comes with the exclusive "Record from FM" feature and plays your MP3 and WMA music files for up to 20 hours on a single AA battery. The iFP-195T has increased portability with the included carry case and arm band, and also boosts transfer speeds up to 33%!

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Voice recorder / Radio
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ASF / MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Flash Memory

Installed Size:512MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:iRiver iFP

MD System

Type: None


Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty