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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the sound and price are overall positive. The battery and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the performance and memory get less positive reviews.

design, usability, battery, price, sound

memory, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Toshiba Gigabeat F60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 19 reviews)

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

15,000 songs, a stunning 2.2-inch colour display and 16 hours of playback are alluring, but beware the Gigabeat's music management software and quirky navigation control.

High-res, colourful display for photos and album art ; Customisable screen themes and wallpaper ; Solid design with brushed aluminium faceplate ; Massive storage capacity

Plus-sign navigation fails to impress ; Slow, clunky PC software included

Although there is a lot to like about the Toshiba Gigabeat F60, we'd have a hard time recommending it to beginners, due to the clunky software and awkward navigation. However, if you can live with the no-click navigation and are willing to use Windows...

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Toshiba Gigabeat

 

Toshiba are finally serious about taking on the iPod and this F60 Gigabeat has all the right tools, so can it pull it off?

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

Do not buy!

60GB is a lot of space for music. Nice screen and case. Still works after dropping it and the whole thing still looks pretty nice

Cannot add any more songs onto it because I have Vista, tried to download the update but it wouldn't work, then said corrupt. Even when it's turned off it seems to waste all the battery (I do put it on hold) then next time I go to use it it says...

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

I have had my F20 for over 3 yrs now. It has never failed once. I love it, i have dropped it a million times and it still works brilliantly. The best money I have ever spent with regards to audio/media products (i also recently purchased an ipod coz I...

The battery still lasts longer than my ipod despite it's age ; Easy to use and navigate ; Great durability despite rough treatment ; Excellent sound and picture quality ; Compatable with and through WMPlayer ; It's not an ipod with a touchy click-wheel

Original software - update gigabeat room to 3.0. Much better ; They don't make 'em anymore

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

After a year and a half of regular use the + control ha died completely, so the player is now a pieve of history.

Capacity

Died

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

I love my mp3 player i think its amazing I couldnt live without it if you downloud the software properly it works great

i love it it works great it does everything that i want it to

i dropped it and i broke the screen but it still works and i dont no how to fix it. i have dropped it sooo many times but every time it still is playing and it will not skip a beat i am sad that i droped it

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

Luv it but i just lost it. i fink some 1 stole it.

sleek design. great features eg screen themes and such

wish it played video

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

I have had this MP3 for over a year now, its great.

Awesome Memory ; Holds images (you can use as background) ; Good screen ; Easy to use (once used to it) ; easy to use shortcuts ; (they take a while to work out though)

quite large ; as any other mp3 its not a cd its an actual hard drive so you can't drop it too much ; touch screen after time loses sensitivity ; (by time i mean years) ; expensive (but worth it)

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

The display is very nice and the sound seems pretty good, but the software is "tricky" and often splits up albums into separate files, which is very frustrating.

Nice screen

Awkward software and occasionally unresponsive controls

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Toshiba Gigabeat F60

 

ABSOLUTELY worth the money. got my f40 for $180 online. my sys was antiquated so i bought a new cpu on ebay for $50. all-in-all still a great value. i've never had any problems with it unless i've gone too long w/out a charge. bought a spare usb...

i've never had a skip that wasn't on the cd. i've dropped it and it's kept playing without missing a beat. i have normal display on landscape so i can set it on it's side while i'm stationery. display is amazing! the preset photos are beautiful and...

can't sync protected files so i downloaded "fair use" to remove the tags and it sync's 'em fine. and i haven't found a gigabeat specific device to allow me to play my mp3's through my radio. case has an odd texture. seems to attract scratches, but...

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