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SanDisk Sansa m240 1Gb MP3 Player, only £11.99

Take your music on the go with the feather-light SanDisk Sansa M240 1 GB (opens in new tab) flash memory digital audio player, which is bulked up with a surprising amount of features for such a small device.

Amazon sells it for £11.99 + P&P. However, you can get it delivered for free if your total purchase exceeds £15.

In addition to playing both MP3 and WMA audio files, it also sports a digital voice recorder.

It supports the Microsoft Windows Media Player 10 and features PlaysForSure support for portable music downloads.

And it's powered by a single AAA battery, which will provide up to 19 hours of battery life.

The 1 GB Sansa M240 will hold approximately 16 hours of CD-quality MP3 tracks (encoded at 128kps) or 32 hours of WMA tracks (at 64kbps).

It's compatible with MP3, WMA, secure WMA, and Audible audio file formats.

With five different equalizer types, you can optimize the sound for your favorite style of music, such as, Rock, Jazz, Classical, Pop, and Custom (user-defined).

You can also use the built-in microphone and voice recording function to capture interviews, classes, and short voice notes to yourself.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.