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Toshiba gigabeat T400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Toshiba gigabeat T400. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and sound. The portability and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative views about the storage.

design, usability, portability, sound, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Toshiba gigabeat T400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Toshiba gigabeat T400 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Comments about the size and portability are on the whole positive. The sound and usability are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the price.

design, usability, sound, portability, size


78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba MET400-BL Gigabeat 4 GB Portable Media Player (Blue)

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Michael Brown (

Toshiba Gigabeat T400 Media Player


It's taken many a year, but Microsoft is finally figuring out how to build operating systems for handheld devices. Windows Mobile Portable Media Center 2.0, embedded in Toshiba's Gigabeat T400 4GB digital media player, is better than anything Apple has...

Portable Media Center 2.0 kicks ass; intuitive controls; Rhapsody & WMA Lossless support

Only 4GB; no FLAC support

As much as we hate accepting trade-offs, we’re going to let the T400 bump SanDisk’s Sansa Connect from our Best of the Best list. The T400 doesn’t offer Wi-Fi support, but it does provide a bigger screen, a better user interface, and support for WMA...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Mike Kobrin (

Toshiba Gigabeat T400 Portable Media Player


Is the Toshiba Gigabeat T400 PMP a potential iPod nano killer?

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (

Toshiba Gigabeat T400 MP3 player Review and Prices


Toshiba's Gigabeat T400 MP3 player offers a lot for its low price. This device is sleek and small -- it's just a touch larger than a credit card -- and sports color-coordinated accents and earbuds, good screen resolution and high-quality audio playback.

Attractive design, quality ear buds, easy controls

No FM tuner, no voice recorder, small storage space, short battery charge

Apr, 2008

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Expert review by: Michael (

Review: Toshiba gigabeat T400 Portable Media Player


When I was first introduced to the T400 in August 2007, I fell in love with this sleek looking, Windows CE embedded powered device. I personally couldn't wait to get my hands on one to review

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Jenn K. Lee (

Review: Toshiba gigabeat T400


When the gigabeat T400 launched in September 2007, Toshiba was confident that its 4GB flash player would be the answer to the "

Priced at just $120 and available for as little as $100 on Amazon, the Toshiba gigabeat T400 is a capable and well rounded digital media player that can hold its own against fuller featured and more expensive devices. Video codec support and storage...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Judie Lipsett Stanford (

The Toshiba Gigabeat T400 Digital Music Player Review


Judie Says: If you agreed with me that the Toshiba gigabeat U202 was a product comparable to the Apple Shuffle, then I think you'll also agree that it would be hard for the Toshiba gigabeat T400 to avoid comparisons with the the 4GB Apple Nano. Both of...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: hbj200 (

Awesome MP3/video/picture player


The Toshiba gigabeat T400 is a little portable media player that runs Microsoft's portable media center software. Weighing 2 oz. (58g) and measuring 3.37"x2.12"x0.39" (54mm x 85.6mm x 9.9mm), it feels like it's not even there in my hands. It can play ...

Very stylish, very thin and light, beautiful color LCD screen, plays video/music/pictures, inexpensive

4GB not expandable, no clock

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: hbj200 (

Awesome MP3/video/picture player


Very stylish, very thin and light, beautiful color LCD screen, plays video/music/pictures, inexpensive

4GB not expandable, no clock

Product Specifications

TOSHIBA GIGABEAT T400-OR 4GB Orange MP3 Player. Get the added plus in a Portable Media Player with the gigabeat T400. The 4GB NAND Flash memory lets you load up on a variety of media that goes beyond proprietary tastes. With a 2.4 inch diagonal color LCD screen, one of the largest in its class, and long battery life of up to 16 hours for audio or five hours for video, the gigabeat T400 keeps your grooves and views coming throughout the day. The gigabeat T400 Portable Media Player provides easy to use navigation with the use of the PlusPad function for simple, easy in the palm of your hand functionality. In one or two clicks, you can enjoy your favorite music for hours. Windows OS users are ahead of the game as Windows Media Player comes pre-installed so there is no need to load software or worry about drivers. Store up to one thousand tracks in 128Kbps MP3 format or four thousand photo files on your gigabeat T400.

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Line-in recording / Photo playback / Video playback
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Digital Video Playback: Yes
Functions (KB):Digital player
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player


Run Time (Up To):16hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Flash Memory

Installed Size:4GB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba gigabeat


Color:Black / Onyx blue metallic/Black / Orange/Black / Pink

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty