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Trekstor Vibez

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Trekstor Vibez. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and performance. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the memory. There are some less positive comments about the reliability.

sound, usability, design, performance, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Trekstor Vibez is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Trekstor Vibez from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the sound. The performance also gets good comments.

performance, sound

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TrekStor Vibez 12GB HDD MP3 Player Supports Various Music FormatsTrekStor Vibez 12GB HDD MP3 Player Supports Various Music Formats

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Michael Brown (

TrekStor Vibez 8GB MP3 Player


TrekStor's Vibez media player has several innovative features we really dig; unfortunately, these innovations are undone by a few less desirable traits.

Plays a ton of file formats, and sounds great when doing so

Tiny display, crappy user interface, highly annoying wheel-thingy

We respect the Vibez’s agnostic approach to file-format support, we dig its price tag, and we love the fact that we can add features like an FM radio or video player down the road. It sounds great, too. But its usability failings drive us nuts.

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Jason Tomczak (

TrekStor vibez 12GB Review


If you're in the market for a compact MP3 player, there are quite a number of options available. TrekStor, a German company known for flash drives and MP3 players, has brought another contender to the US market – the TrekStore “vibez”. Despite their...

Great sound quality; plenty of features; mini-USB connector; doubles as a flash drive

No dedicated lock button; poor menu system; scroll wheel feels cheap and inaccurate

Even with the stock headphones, the vibez produced great sounding audio.

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Martin Sägmüller (

TrekStor Vibez Review


German storage device company TrekStor hasn't been overly hyped for manufacturing innovative audio players - until they released the Vibez. Coming in sizes of 8 and 12GB and designed by former Rio Audio developers, the Vibez incorporates many features...

Very good audio quality, 5-band parametric EQ, option to save profiles, Gapless playback, crossfade, Supports a large variety of audio codecs, MSC and MTP modes, works on any operating system, File/folder browsing and ID3 browsing, Line-in recording in...

Scroll wheel can be awkward and imprecise to use, Real life playback time is closer to 12 hours than the advertised 20 hours, Hard disk instead of flash memory, Tiny low-res screen, microscopic fonts on some menu points, Low output volume, doesn't work...

Packed with tons of nifty features, superb audio quality, a logical interface, and a virtually bug- free firmware, the Vibez is a great device for the serious listener.TrekStor managed to get it right for almost everyone: MSC vs. MTP mode, file/folder...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: (

TrekStor VibeZ review


Of the hard disk players on test, the 12GB Trekstore Vibez has the lowest capacity, yet it costs almost as much as a 30GB iPod. It has a lot to prove.

Using this player is made frustrating by oversensitive controls. While it has some nice features, its performance and quality don't justify the price.

Sep, 2007


Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (

TrekStor vibez (12GB)


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Aug, 2007

Expert review by: (

TrekStor - Vibez


It seems all audio players are aimed in some way at a member of the iPod product line. TrekStor's Vibez has its eye on the iPod Nano, the music player in Apple's product line which has ...

There aren't many 12GB memory-based audio players under £150. The Trekstor Vibez is a no-nonsense device, designed to play music and live recordings well. It doesn't do video, it doesn't play games, but it does do microphone and line-in recordings,...

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: Chris (

TrekStor vibez 12GB


Anyone who was familiar with Rio's Karma MP3 player (another one high among audiophile's lists) will notice that the menu system, and in fact almost the entire UI, is just like the Karma's. I think this is great as I just switched from a Karma which...

Consumer review by: Martin van Rappard (

TrekStor vibez 12GB


This is an excellent choice for audiophiles – FLAC support is great and the drag-and-drop transfer is just soooo easy (other manufacturers take note).

Consumer review by: Mario (

TrekStor vibez 8GB


I use the VIBEZ for more than 6 months and it is real great. The best sound performance on an MP Player ever heard.

Consumer review by: Mike (

TrekStor vibez 12GB


The Trekstor Vibez creamates the Ipod, Zune when it comes to easy setup. All you do is plug it in with a non-proprietory cable and drag and drop. It works on FreeBSD (unix stuff) mac, windows (no sweat) and the best feature its the ONLY mp3 player...


Product Specifications

TrekStor offers valuable storage products and audio devices for various uses. TrekStor products are designed by its own development team. PRODUCT FEATURES: Full color; TFT display with 176 x 132 pixels; Magnetically mounted scroll wheel; Exchangeable powerful lithium ion battery (charged via the USB); Maximum operating period of approx. 20 hours (approx. 3 hours charging time); Integrated voice recorder to record notes; Back cover made of high grade steel; Easy to hold soft touch housing.

Audio Input


Audio System

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

Carrying Case

Recommended Use:For digital player

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:FLAC / MP3 / Ogg Vorbis / Protected WMA (DRM) / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight



Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Type:Parametric


Compatibility:Mac / PC / Unix
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TrekStor vibez/TrekStor vibez StretchBag