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Sandisk Sansa e250

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3585 reviews of Sandisk Sansa e250. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The sound and price also get good feedback. There are some critical reviews about the reliability, while there are some mixed views about the connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sandisk Sansa e250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sandisk Sansa e250


alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 user reviews of Sandisk Sansa e250 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the portability and performance. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the memory, and some have doubts about the reliability.

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74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SanDisk Sansa m250 2Gb MP3 PlayerSanDisk Sansa m250 2Gb MP3 Player

Mar, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for Sandisk Sansa e250


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2259 user reviews of Sandisk Sansa e250 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The sound and price also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, sound, portability, performance


76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SanDisk Sansa m250 2 GB MP3 Player (Black)SanDisk Sansa m250 2 GB MP3 Player (Black)

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Nick Mokey (

Sansa SlotMusic Player Review


SanDisk's Sansa slotMusic makes a fine budget MP3 player for those who don't want to put much effort into their music.

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Brian Heater (

SanDisk Sansa slotMusic Player


Sansa seems to be turning back the clock with the release of its slotMusic Player. Does the world really need new music delivered on microSD?

Cheap, small.

Technology already feels outdated. No rechargeable battery. Cards are overpriced.

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Oct, 2008

Expert review by : John Falcone (

SanDisk Sansa TakeTV review


Editors' Note: As of spring 2008, the Fanfare video service has been shuttered , and the TakeTV hardware will no longer be sold.

Enables easy viewing of DivX, Xvid, and MPEG4 videos on your TV; setup and operation couldn't be simpler; premium content available via Fanfare online service; flexible aspect ratio control; doubles as a standard flash drive; modest price tag.

Compatibility limited to only three video file formats; no support for photos or music; remote design is somewhat awkward; Fanfare Web site currently has very limited content options, and--for now, at least--it's not viewable on other devices, such as...

The SanDisk Sansa TakeTV delivers plug-and-play simplicity for watching downloaded videos on your TV.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : James Kim (

SanDisk Sansa e200R review


The Sansa e200 series has made huge waves in 2006. Launched as the world's highest-capacity flash player at 6GB, the feature-filled e200 later soundly beat Apple to the 8GB milestone . Now a special version of SanDisk's flagship player, the Sansa e200R...

The compact SanDisk Sansa e200R Rhapsody can play back music, video, and photo files and is available in capacities of up to 8GB; works well with Rhapsody; includes dual Rhapsody and PlaysForSure mode; includes an FM tuner, a voice recorder, and...

The SanDisk Sansa e200R Rhapsody's tactile scrollwheel is both a blessing and a burden; must convert photo and video files using bundled Sansa software; occasional low-level system noise underneath audio; proprietary USB dock connector; no AC adapter...

Thanks to an improved feature set and GUI, the Rhapsody version of the flagship Sansa player is better than the original.

Oct, 2006

Expert review by : Mike Kobrin (

SanDisk Sansa e260


The SanDisk Sensa e260 is definitely the non-Apple player to beat.

Removable battery. Sturdy shell. Very good audio quality. Easy to use. Expandable storage. Extensive feature set. Strong FM tuner.

Playlisting features aren't great. Buttons are slightly difficult to press. No lossless support. Loading music in USB mode causes erratic behavior. Requires separate apps for loading music and visual media.

the built-in rechargeable battery is removable, and sandisk says that spare batteries will come with screwdrivers and extra screws. the company rates the battery life at 20 hours for continuous audio playback with the included earbuds. i did my own...

May, 2006

Expert review by : James Kim (

SanDisk Sansa e200 series (mp3 players) review


SanDisk's impressive Sansa e200 series

The SanDisk Sansa e200 series combines copious features such as subscription compatibility, an FM tuner/recorder, voice recording, and photo and video playback into a compact and durable device. We like the tactile navigation wheel, as well as the...

No AC adapter in package; the buttons surrounding the SanDisk Sansa e200's scrollwheel can be difficult to press; the mechanical scrollwheel can tire out some thumbs; photos and video must go through conversion with bundled software; the expansion slot...

The SanDisk Sansa e200 series offers a boatload of features for a reasonable price, in a package that is much nicer than that of past SanDisk models. For those looking for a high-capacity, compact, skip-free MP3/WMA player, start with the e200 series.

Mar, 2006

Expert review by : Elite Bastards (

SanDisk Sansa e270 MP3 player review


At the end of the day, it's pretty clear that there isn't much that the Sansa e200 series can't do - Voice recording, music, pictures and movies are all within its remit, and an FM receiver smuggled away inside the unit too (albeit sadly disabled due...

May, 2007

Expert review by : Ryan McLaughlin (

Review: SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 player


Because C.Crane Company does not make SanDisk Sansa e250 I would like to thank them for sending me this to review. Without their support this review would not be possible. If you like this review and are interested in purchasing this MP3 player, then...

Dec, 2006

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SanDisk Sansa e260 review (e200 series)


This review was updated 6/22/06. See the comments section on the Conclusion page for the changelog. Introduction SanDisk quietly entered the digital audio scene last winter with their affordable �Digital Audio Player� line. Two more dirt cheap,...

With the Sansa e200 series SanDisk has created their most compelling MP3 player yet. It lives up to the hype in that it is easy to use, well-designed, and feature-filled, something few players on the market can accurately claim. It's not quite a...

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Sandisk Sansa M250 2GB SDMX3-2048-A18 Review


Product Specifications

The Sansa e200 Series MP3 players are the flagship products of SanDisks audio line. Created by the leaders in flash memory, this flash-based player provides everything you need for music, photo, and video clip playback. The very attractive, sleek design includes a 1.8 TFT color screen with advanced navigational features and an easy to use interface. You can also avoid scratches and cracks with the durable metal backing. The Sansa e200 provides superior sound playback and supports Microsoft PlaysForSure subscription music. The SanDisk Media Converter supports most image formats to enjoy photos and small personal videos.


Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
Equalizer: Yes
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):90

Audio Input


Audio System

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


Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No


Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Yellow / Blue / Green / Pink / Red / Silver / Yellow
LED Indicators: Yes

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / Protected WMA (DRM) / WMA

Digital Storage


Dimensions & Weight



Display Diagonal:1.44 / 1.8 / 2.4
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Alkaline / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 32
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable: Yes


Equalizer: Yes

File formats

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

Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB


Model:E250/Sansa Speaker Dock
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:SanDisk/SanDisk Sansa


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm


Bluetooth: No

Other Features

Battery Type:AAA
Bit rate:128 Kbps
Compatible operating systems:- Windows XP / Windows XP / Windows XP SP2, Vista / WindowsXP
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (W x D x H):4.29 x 1.95 x 0.41
Dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):4.29 x 1.95 x 0.41
Dimensions (WxDxH):0.921 x 1.38 x 3.09 / 3.5 x 0.508 x 1.73
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:USB 2.0
Media types supported:MP3, WMA / MPEG4, WMV, H.264, MP3, WMA, WAV, non-DRM AAC
Music memory capacity, MP3:1000 / 500
Music memory capacity, WMA:1000
USB cable:USB
USB port:1
Windows Media Player 10: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
Neck strap: Yes
Pouch: Yes
User guide: Yes



Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB


Battery Technology:Alkaline / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:15 / 19 / 20 / 25 / 32
Number of batteries supported:1


FM radio:No / Yes
Preset stations quantity:20 / 40
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording:No / Yes

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker System Type:Portable speakers


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:2 / 4 / 8

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Minimum processor:Intel Pentium / Pentium
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM, Windows Media Player 10+, USB 2.0. / Windows Media Player 10 / Windows Media Player 10+ / Windows Media Player 10+ \nCD-ROM / Windows Media Player 10+ \nCD-ROM drive / Windows XP\nWindows Media Player 10+\nIntel Pentium PC+\n
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.945 / 0.988 / 2.61