SanDisk Sansa Fuze Black (8GB) Digital Media Player
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About this product
- Product InformationWatch your favorite video clips on the Sansa FuzeÂ’s 1.9" color screen. Jam to FM radio with 40 preset stations, play with the built-in voice recorder, and share your photos wherever you go. Choose from five electric colors: blue, red, pink, black or silver. Incredible battery life in a 0.3" thin device the Sansa Fuze marks the next wave of music & video players.
- ModelSansa Fuze
- Storage Capacity8GB
- Audio Supported FormatsAAC,FLAC,MP3,OGG,Ogg Vorbis,WMA,WMA (DRM)
- Video Supported FormatsH.264,M-JPEG,MPEG-4,MPEG-4 SP,WMV
- Battery Run TimeUp to 24 Hours
- Exterior ColorBlack
Audio / Video Capabilities
- Max Video Resolution320 x 240
- Screen Size2.4 Inch
- Width2 Inch
- Depth0.35 Inch
- Height3.75 Inch
- Weight2.1 Oz
- OutputsHeadphone Jack
- InterfacesUSB 2.0
- Additional FeaturesFM Radio
- Supported Power SupplyInternal Battery,Rechargeable via USB cable
- Battery TypeLi-ion Battery
- Storage TypeBuilt-in Memory
- Number Of Songs2000
Most relevant reviews
- music-travel-fo...Jun 04, 2013by
Perfect for those who primarily want a music player
This is the perfect media player for those who primarily listen to music and don't want the added expense of those extra bells and whistles of having cell phone, internet or GPS service, a camera or video games (It does, however, have a radio, plays videos and audiobooks, diplays photos, records voice or it's built in radio).
I now own three of these - two for travel (a main one and a backup one) and one for every day use at home/work. Here is what I like about this player: 1) It is smaller than the size of a credit card (convenient for carrying around). 2) If one uses it primarily for music the battery really does last for 24 hrs before needing recharging. 3) I'm an audiofile so I llke to listen to uncompressed music. This little player will play uncompressed flac and ogg vorbis music files. 4) It has an 8gb internal memory but lets one insert up to a 32gb micro sdhc flash memory card to obtain a total memory of 40gb. I've put an extensive music library only on my insertable 32gb micro memory card and not on the player's internal memory. So, if the player dies or breaks I don't lose all my music. I just stick my micro memory card into a new player instead of having to do the time consuming downloading again of all my mp3, flac, ogg vorbis etc. music files onto a new player's internal memory. 5) The player is very easy to learn how to use. 6) This player sounds like a high end/audiophile stereo system in one's ears when used with very good or audiophile earphones (i.e., musicians monitors) or headphones.7) The player is inexpensive.Read full review
- trebor-dnalgetFeb 06, 2013by
Over all, Great system, Awsome long lasting MP3 and avarge user system.
When I was ten I purchased a SanDisk Sansa Fuze at target on my way back from a trip to Minniesota to see my relatives. That Sansa fuze lasted me five years after which it was passed on to my younger sister who had it for two more years, during thouse seven years it operated the same as the day I first turned it on. The SanDisk Sansa Fuze is relible, mine has over the course of its life put up with camping, being smashed around in my pocket and as much abuse as a teenager could throw at it. The handness of the wheel countrol is unparalled by an touch system.A touch system makes It almost imposable to change songs with out removing it from your pocket, with the wheel system the Sansa provides the ability to change songs with out ever removing it from your pocket. The operating system is basic and it slows down if you put over 20GB worthof music on it but over all it is a pretty basic system.Read full review
- indi135Feb 17, 2012by
Not fancy, but great for audiobooks.
This little player does not look like much, but I have not found a better mp3 player for audiobooks. I have owned several of these. They are great because it remembers where you stopped listening to an audiobook and asks if you want to resume or start over, even after you have switched to other tracks. If the the book is not labeled as an audiobook in the properties, however, it is placed in the music folder and this feature does not apply. I like that there is are separate music and audiobook folders. The controls are simple and intuitive. The player integrates data from the expansion slot easily into menus. Because the player only updates if you actually change something, the amount of time it take to turn on is short. Even given the information below, these players will take a lot of beating before you manage to kill them.
Cons, and the reason that I didn't give it five stars are:
-The buttons wear out easily. It gets difficult to turn the wheel eventually and the on/off switch gets hard to push if you don't have fingernails.
-The player randomly turns itself off. I have owned several of these players and this has occurred on all of them. Sometimes it turns itself off only minutes after you start listening. Most of the time this is only a minor annoyance and does not occur at high frequency.
-The play/pause button doesn't always function. You will hit the button, and the player will say that it has paused, but it keeps on playing like nothing happened. At this point I just turn the player of and on again and it starts working.
None of these cons have been enough to really make me hate the player, and to this point I have tried to upgrade to more fancy players (both other types of Sansa players as well as other brands) and I have not found another player that is as convenient, easy to use, and portable as this player is. If you read audiobooks this is a nice option.Read full review
- cc92octApr 09, 2012by
Best value for the money I can find with little to no difficulty in use
If you are looking for an easy to use, long lasting MP3 then you should get one of these. The design is simple and incredibly easy to learn to use. The rotary wheel at the center flips through menu options efficiently and without lagging, but just fast enough where it doesn't take going back and forth multiple times to get to one option. The battery life is good for a player like this; I use mine all day. You can adjust the settings to make it last as long as you need it to. The sound quality is great and give s you equalizer options. The ability to expand memory with an SDCard is great; i have the 8 GB paired with a 32 GB card. It is made of half plastic and half metal and is just the right weight to keep in a pocket comfortably. It is smaller than most cell phones too. I technically downgraded from a Fuze+ to this but believe me, the Fuze+ is a piece of crap; the design of the new Fuze+ is awful and the software, while upgradeable is too slow and difficult to use. For the regular Fuze, there are no more updates and the capacity only goes up to 8GB, but the software itself is light years ahead the Fuze+ and an SDCard can easily expand memory. The only thing that i would count as a con is that the connecter to a computer/laptop is a proprietary one so try not to lose the one that is included with the product in the box!Read full review
- cratersidesuppl...Jul 28, 2011by
Detailed Comparison of Sansa Fuze to iPod Nano. Spoiler Alert: Fuze Wins!!!
If you are considering purchasing the Sansa Fuze MP3 player than most likely you are comparing it with an iPod Nano. In this review, I will compare the Sansa Fuze (which I own) To the iPod Nano 4G, 5G and 6G. I own an iPod Nano 4G. I have used a 5G enough to be familiar with it. I provide comparison to 6G based on specification only.
The Fuze is great because you can plug it in like a flash drive and transfer music to it. You do not need software to copy songs to it. You are not stuck with only transferring songs from one computer (like with the iPod). You can browse the songs by ID3 tags or by folders.
Winner: Fuze, by far.
The Fuze has a built-in FM radio and you can digitally record the radio while listening to it. It supports obscure Slotradio format cards that let you buy 1000 songs for about $40 legally with restrictions. You can watch videos and view photos on it's small screen. It has a built-in voice recorder. The Nano 4G has video and photo viewing, no voice recorder or FM radio. Those features, plus a video camera, speaker, built-in pedometer (with Nike+) were added in the 5G. Both the 4G & 5G Nano have better screens than the Sansa Fuze. The iPod Nano 6G loses the voice recorder, speaker, video camera and video playback functionality but still retains the pedometer & FM radio. No Nanos support recording from the FM radio, which the Fuze supports.
Winner: Nano 5G, then Fuze, then Nano 4G with 6G last in place.
The Fuze has a similiar scroll wheel as the iPod Nano 4G and 5G, however, with the Nano scroll wheel, you don't actually move the wheel, you just rub your finger over it. The Fuze's wheel actually rotates and has little grooves you can feel as you 'click' over them. This provided superior tactile feedback & response. The iPod 6G uses a touch screen, which provides no tactile feedback at all.
Winner: Fuze, barely.
It supports MicroSDHC cards which means it can go up to 40GB using a 32GB card. None of the iPods have support for memory expansion.
Winner: Fuze, by far.
Supported Audio Formats:
The Fuze supports Audible formats (.AA), FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA, and secure WMA.) The iPod natively supports AAC, protected AAC, Aiff, WAV and MP3 formats. The Fuze works with Rhapsody and the Nanos work with the iTunes store.
Winner: Fuze, barely.
The battery life on my unit is good, but I still need to charge it a couple times a week with heavy use. This may have something to do with the fact that I bought it refurbished. The battery on this model is not easily removable, but neither is any iPod battery. My iPod Nano 4G requires charging just about as often, but I think it has a slight edge here.
Winner: Nano, barely.
The sound quality is very good for both the Sansa Fuze and iPod Nanos. Both Fuzes and Nanos include EQs and neither provides DSP effects. However, The Sansa Fuze provides slightly less distortion at maximum volume.
Winner: Fuze, barely.
The ipod has thousands of high-quality accessories to choose from, unlike the Sansa Fuze, which like most non-ipod Mp3 players, has barely any proprietary accessories for it. However, you obviously can connect it to any thing that accepts a standard 3.5mm jack, as you could using an iPod as well.
Winner: Nano, by far.
The 8GB Fuze is much less expensive than any 8GB iPod Nano.
Winner: Fuze, by far.
Overall: Fuze Wins, by Far!Read full review