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Sony ICD B 500

Sony ICD B 500
alaScore 78

169 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and portability are generally positive. The sound and value for money also get good feedback, but the storage and performance get mixed comments.

usability, value for money, sound, portability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony ICD B 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 169 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony ICD B 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Sony ICD B 500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, portability, usability, battery

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder with 256 MB Built-in Flash MemorySony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder with 256 MB Built-in Flash Memory

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Amazon review summary for Sony ICD B 500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 49 user reviews of Sony ICD B 500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, design, portability, sound

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony ICD-B500 Digital Voice Recorder, Flash 256 MB

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Product Specifications

The ICD-B500 voice recorder is portable note taker with 256 MB of flash memory - double the capacity of its predecessor. This model provides up to 150 hours of recording time in LP mode. It offers comprehensive recording capabilities in any situation, and a large LCD and single-function buttons on the front and 250-milliwatt speaker output make it easy to use.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital voice recorder
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Digital voice recorder

Battery

Run Time (Up To):22hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Data Storage Capability:Up to 99 files / 4 folders
Digital Recording Time:1825 min - HQ (High Quality) / 4875 min - SP (Standard Play) / 9015 min - LP (Long Play)

Digital Storage

Capacity:256MB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:B500
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony ICD

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Remote Control

Type: None
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