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CES 2006: Toshiba Gigabeat S Series PMP Announced

On one hand, the unit’s compact form factor, compatibility with a wide array of media formats, and high-storage capacity should appeal to early adopters. The placement of the iPod’s Click Wheel is more natural. While they fixed the problem the second time, ever since it has had very poor battery life, and runs slower.

Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price.

Hands-on with the Toshiba Gigabeat S Series Portable Media Center

This problem has been left unresolved; it is not known whether the March update resolves this issue. As with the Cowon iAudio X5, the placement of the play controls away from the primary navigation isn’t the most intuitive setup, but on the other hand, it’s nice to have two distinct controllers: The Toshiba Gigabeat S doesn’t record giagbeat or video, its screen is still too small for true video enjoyment, and overall rated battery life is weaker than Toshiba had promised, gigabeqt we still think it’s the next great portable media device.


While I loved it when I purchased it, since I started to have problems with battery life and syncing, I no longer have much use for it. This page was last edited on 20 Januaryat No troubles except the battery giagbeat.

Mobile Accessories by Scott Stein Dec 6, A free year of service from Sprint: Retrieved from ” https: We’ve also added results of CNET’s battery-drain test.

Hands-on with the Toshiba Gigabeat S Series Portable Media Center

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Write a review Ask a question. It also has a smaller body similar to the future Gigabeat S and raised Plustouch pad. We’ve changed, we promise. Most other buttons are on the Toshiba Gigabeat S’s right spine. Discussion threads can be closed at any time seriee our discretion. There’s more to the tiny wireless earbuds than meets the eye. Battery life is specified at 11 hours.

This model comes with a 2. It required music to be converted using the Toshiba Audio Application to an encrypted format.

The Gigabeat S is one of three new PMC devices that emerged at CES after more than a year of no new hardware releases, and it’s the first one we get to review. Here’s how to get the most out of your AirPods, and a few things you may not know.


Mobile Accessories by Patrick Holland Dec 6, The Gigabeat S is the first of subsequent Toshiba players that does not include Gigabeat Room to transfer and sync content, the players are now compatible with Windows Media Player.

Toshiba Gigabeat S Series.

Its case was made of aluminum, and battery life is specified at 18 hours. In praise of the Razer Phone ss wireless charger Its rainbow lights make me incredibly happy. Its hardware is largely based on the same Freescale i.

The Gigabeat was first called the MobilPhile and later renamed to Gigabeat.

We’ve updated this review to reflect the fact that the rated battery life for the Toshiba Gigabeat S is 12 hours for audio and 2. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Smart Home by John Falcone Dec 17,