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You know what I am not looking forward to seeing? The exponential growth of white earbuds around town, post-holiday season. Luckily, there are still some other MP3 players on the market that can put up a fight with Apple. And the IMP3 has done a roundup that pits various Chinese and Korean MP3 players in a head-to-head matchup with each other. Some of the brands covered are iRiver, DEC, Cowon, JDX, Samsung, Cube and Ramos. The overall findings were that the Chinese MP3 players were cheaper (go figure), while the Korean MP3 players were of better quality and design.

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IMP3's whole-lotta-DAP review [DAPreview]