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Samsung YP-U5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 427 reviews of Samsung YP-U5. 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. People are impressed by the portability and performance. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably.

usability, sound, price, performance, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Samsung YP-U5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung YP-U5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 user reviews of Samsung YP-U5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the size and portability are generally positive. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung U5 4GB MP3 Player With FM Radio - BlackSamsung U5 4GB MP3 Player With FM Radio - Black

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung YP-U5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of Samsung YP-U5 from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Comments about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The price and sound also get good feedback.

usability, sound, price, portability, size

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung U5 MP3 Player 2 GB MP3 Player (Black)Samsung U5 MP3 Player 2 GB MP3 Player (Black)

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Samsung U5

 

Despite disappointing fitness features, the U5 isn't a bad workout partner.

Tiny, lightweight. Built-in USB. FM radio and recorder. Voice recorder. Solid bundled earbuds.

Limited file support. Fitness features are weak.

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May, 2009

TOP TEN REVIEWS - SILVER

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com_old)

Samsung U5

 

The Samsung U5 is just an all around good system. It has everything you need to enjoy a good day of tunes at the gym, work or at home, plus it won't steal your paycheck. The user friendly side of this useful little tool makes it easy for anyone to get...

This ultra compact MP3 player has a built-in USB

The Samsung U5 has limited file support

This easy use of this Samsung model will allow all users to enjoy this product.

Expert review by : Stuart Andrews (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung YP-U5 (2GB)

 

Does the Samsung YP-U5 offer a significant improvement over the U4 it succeeds?

The ‘back' button is now mounted on the top of the unit (viewed horizontally) along with a context-sensitive function button, which does various things depending on what mode you have the U5 in. Volume is adjusted using the up and down directions on...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Vishal Mathur (ld2.ciol.com)

Samsung YP-U5

 

A great personal MP3 player, but an expensive one

Sound output ; headphones

Cost

Aug, 2009

Consumer review (asda.com)

MP3

 

great little MP3 player. Bought for my 7 year old son and he finds it easy to use himself.

May, 2011

Consumer review (asda.com)

Good buy, head phones rubbish,

 

This was an ideal present, it even records your voice.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (asda.com)

<3 it

 

very good value for money!

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (asda.com)

superb!

 

Great price for a great bit of kit. Plays through radio via usb connector. Fantastic.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review (asda.com)

really impressed

 

am happy with this player would recommend very easy to use

Feb, 2011

Consumer review (target.com)

I like it!

 

I've only had it for one day, so please read other reviews as well. I really like it. It took me a while to figure out the software that came with it. You can also just drag songs into the music folder, so there is no need to use the software. I just...

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

U5 is the combination of minimal fashion and feature. All the features you need, packed in a Simple and stylish exterior casing. With sleek and simple tactile keys, U5 becomes and easy to use media player. U5 has a built-in direct USB and cap. So you are ready to be connected to whether it's your PC or your audio system, there is no need to hassle around with wires. Album art is another feature added in U5. Utilizing the bundled S/W to obtain free album art, U5 gives pleasures to the eyes as well as the ears.

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer modes:Custom
Frequency range:40 - 20000
Impedance:16
RMS rated power:0.018
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):88

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

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

Battery

Run Time (Up To):20hour(s)

Camera

Built-in camera: No

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Pink / Red / White
Housing material:Plastic

Digital Player (Recorder)

Digital Recording Time:600 min - voice recording
Supported Digital Audio Standards:ASF / FLAC / MP3 / MPEG 1 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / MPEG 2.5 Audio / Ogg Vorbis / WMA/WMA / ASF / MPEG 1 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / MPEG 2.5 Audio / Ogg Vorbis / MP3 / FLAC

Digital Storage

Capacity:2GB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.5in
Height:3.5in
Weight:0.8oz
Width:1in

Display

Display:LCD / OLED
Display Diagonal:1
Display number of lines:4
Display Resolution:128 x 64
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 20
Rechargeable: Yes

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA / MP3, WMA

Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:YP-U5JQB/YP-U5JQR/YP-U5JQW/YP-U5QW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Red/White

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):-5 - 35

Other Features

Audio recording formats:WMA, ASF
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP / Vista / WMP10 / Windows XP/Vista / Windows XP/Vista/WMP10
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):0.961 x 0.496 x 3.45 / 0.984 x 3.46 x 0.465
Mass storage class compliant: Yes
Media types supported:MP3, WMA, Ogg, FLAC
Output Power:20 mW/ch
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:EmoDio

Performance

Alarm clock: Yes
Clock function: Yes
Type:MP3

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 20
Rechargeable:Y

Radio

FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):500
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:2 / 4

System Requirements

USB required: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.984
Height:3.46
Weight:0.811 / 1.02
Width:0.465