Do you fear that water can destroy your gadget? Then, here is a list of some best MP3 players that will allow you listen to music while walking in the rain or swimming. All the players are capable of storing and playing while being in contact with water. Read on to know the players and decide which one you will buy.
1. Xtrea MP3 by Finis
It is a complete sports player as it is waterproof and has airtight buds to listen to the music underwater or while playing any other adventurous sport like swimming, surfing, kayaking, skiing, skateboarding, triathlon, snorkeling, wakeboarding, etc. The waterproof function of the MP3 player work until 15 feet (4.5m). Control panel comes with pause/resume, next/previous song, volume control, and shuffle mode.
Pros: H2O friendly, Speedo Aqua beat, and Freestyle Audio
Cons: Small memory
Worth buying: Yes
2. NU Dolphin Touch
If you are a sportsman or a jogger and you do not want to quit even in the monsoon season, then this is something that you will definitely appreciate.
Price: $126.00 for 4GB
Pros: MP3 player with radio and audio quality
Cons: Difficult to use while swimming and comes with 275 mm jack
Worth buying: If you are a professional swimmer then no, otherwise you can buy it.
3. Sony NWZ-W250
Listen to your music wherever you go with this new player from Sony. It supports MP3, WMA, DRM and some other formats. The battery of the player takes 1.5 hours to charge and gives a back up of 11 hours. It can be also charged quickly for 3 minutes for a 90 minutes back up.
Pros: Absence of goofy wires and less expensive
Cons: No equalizers
Worth buying: If you like the design without wires, then yes.
This is the smallest waterproof MP3 player of the world. Its dimensions are 1.8 inches depth, 1.2 inches width, and 0.4 inches height.
Pros: Good Memory, long battery life, inexpensive, and comes with a carry case.
Cons: Waterproof only for 30 minutes and 10 feet, spare extension cable is not waterproof, and the 2.5 mm jack is not versatile.
Worth buying: It is small, waterproof and attractive; definitely, you can buy it.
5. Intova h20 man duo
This is from the company that made the first waterproof MP3 player of the world. The MP3 player provides two ways to enjoy the music- inside the water and outside.
It supports micro SD card up to 8 GB and comes with a feature called Sleep mode, where it restarts from the prior session.
Pros: No wires, comfortable, and great audio quality
Cons: Nothing as such
Worth Buying: Yes
6. H2O friendly iPod shuffle
This one is a waterproof player designed especially for swimmers and people involved in other water activities. It comes with a storage of 2 GB and a battery life of 15 hours.
Pros: 1 year guarantee; and tested by the engineers
Worth Buying: If you like Apple products, then you can buy it; otherwise there are many other MP3 players available at less cost.
7. Sony nwz-b150
The player is available in two models- 2GB and 4GB and four colors- black, blue, pink and red. It offers a great bass boost and pumping sound that you can only feel once you put on the headset.
Pros: Long battery life of up to 18 hours, quick charge option, and easy music transfer
Cons: Not everyone will like the design.
Worth Buying: Off course, yes
8. Speedo lzr racer aqua beat
The player is available in 1GB and 2GB models. It supports MP3, WMA, and MP3 VBR files. It works on all the versions of Windows and MAC.
Pros: Designed with LZR swimsuit technology, and coming with ergonomic buttons that are easy to operate while driving; has a long playback time of 9 hours.
Cons: Available in a single color- gray
Worth buying: If you want the performance and are not looking for color and design, then buy it.
If you are getting bored by your swimming laps then choose this MP3 player and you will enjoy your laps more than ever. On the player you will find, on/off button, volume control, and next/previous track button.
Pros: Easy to use, good sound quality, and innovative design
Cons: Expensive, does not come with wall outlet charger, and is not durable
Worth buying: Quite expensive, and perhaps not worth buying; however, the decision is yours.
Make a style statement with this wire-free, lightweight and comfortable device for any sports including swimming. It comes with a 4GB internal memory and supports MP3 and WMA formats. The player uses high-fidelity stereo system for excellent sound quality.
Pros: Perfect sound, ultra lightweight, less expensive, and long playback time of 10 hours
Cons: Nothing as such
Worth buying: This is a product with many features and low price, and you can definitely try it.