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Samsung YEPP YH-J70SB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the value for money and battery are on the whole positive. The performance and sound are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the connectivity.

usability, sound, performance, battery, value for money

connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Samsung YEPP YH-J70SB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 100 reviews)

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One powerful MP3 player

 

The Samsung YH-J70 is a Multi-Media Player with 20 GB memory capacity. It supports various media formats including MP3, WMA, and MPEG. The built in 1.8" color LCD screen allows you to view videos or switch to music by accessing your uploaded MP3 music...

Sharp clear sound, crisp colors, HDD protection system

none so far

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Shop for YH-J70 if you are a smart shopper

 

Samsung's YH-J70 comes with a 262K colour 1.8" TFT LCD screen with absolute clarity for movies,pictures and music, which makes it much more than a mere mp3 player. Its capacity is 20 GB and a Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery which provides power for...

Lots to say

Nothing proved yet

Expert review by:

Samsung YH-J70

 

Samsung's YH-J70 is a 20GB hard drive MP3 player with a few unique features that help distinguish it from the generic iPod copies we so often see. The...

18 EQ presets, line-in recording, FM tuner, FM recording, high quality earphones, video playback, USB Host mode, photo viewing capability

Expensive, small screen size, non-tactile interface

An MP3 player with advanced recording features,a small footprint and photo viewing, although this does come at a price.

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Expert review by:

Fully loaded Samsung

 

With more features than a dozen iPods can shake an earphone at, the YH-J70 sure is packing in the heat for Samsung's latest salvo in the MP3 wars. We check out whether rockets and bullets are enough to overcome the Click Wheel shield.

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by:

Samsung YH-J70

 

Samsung's YH-J70 is an unusually versatile portable multimedia player that is equally capable with audio and video. It handles multiple audio formats (MP3, Windows Media Audio/ASF and Ogg Vorbis), and displays crisp still-image JPEG files and MPEG4 movies

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Amazon review summary for Samsung YEPP YH-J70SB

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 31 user reviews of Samsung YEPP YH-J70SB from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, sound, portability, value for money, headphones

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung YH-J70SB 20GB Digital Multimedia MPEG4 PlayerSamsung YH-J70 - Digital player / radio - HDD 20 GB - WMA, Ogg, MP3 - video playback - display: 1.8"

Consumer review by:

"Good but could be better"

 

Let me start off by stating that this 20GB baby was a lot cheaper than its competitors when I was shopping for a player. It doesn't play anything beyond MP3 and wav formats, but for my purposes that was sufficient. The software for loading works well...

Easy to use, Good quality video, music and recording

This player can't jump

Consumer review by:

"PREPECT!!!!"

 

I love my samsung yh-j70, I can easily export pictures from my pc, I can convert my audio format music in MP3 and one thing that makes me love this so much is that I can easily export video/movies in this gadget and certainly I can watch it any time I...

long bat, clear pics, terrific video

takes to long to open a video

Consumer review by:

"Superb. This review is for the 30gig version"

 

This is an absolutely fabulous machine. You can't go wrong here. 25 hours of battery life compared to 8 on the 4th generation ipods and 15 on the 5th generation. I use it with a pair of Sennheiser HD 280 PRO studio cans and it powers them very well....

Dictaphone, FM radio , click and drag files from PC

Small screen for viewing movies

Consumer review by:

"Better than iPod on most counts."

 

I received this as a X'mas present and was actually thinking of giving it away as I have an iPod Nano. But after fiddling with the player for a few days, I realised that, with the 'High Definition' EQ on, and my trusty Shure E4C, the bass and clarity...

Slim and compact, Superb sound, Recording features, Auto EQ

Prone to 'freezing,' Playlist features not the best

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Product Specifications

The award-winning YH-J70 Series is all you could ask for in a Digital Media Player with stylish design and outstanding performance.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Line-in recording / Photo playback / Radio / Video playback
Digital Player Type:Hard drive based
Digital Video Playback: Yes
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

Battery

Run Time (Up To):25hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / Ogg Vorbis / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage

Capacity:20GB/30GB

Digital Storage Media

Capacity:20GB/30GB
Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.6in
Height:3.9in
Weight:4.8oz
Width:2.4in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:9 bands
Equalizer Type:Graphic

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:YH-J70LB/YH-J70LW/YH-J70SB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/White

Radio

Preset Station Qty:30
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None
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