Wizpy MP3 Player Runs Linux

Posted: Nov 22 2006, 7:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 12:25am CDT , in Portable Devices


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Wizpy MP3 Player Runs Linux

Japanese TurboLinux announces a Linux powered mp3 player dubbed Wizpy.

The Wizpy comes with 4GB flash memory and is able to run Linux applications like Firefox. Linux is already available on mobile phones since a couple of years. Now digital audio players also can benefit from open source application development.

Features of the Wizpy include 1.71 inch color OLED display, OGG,MP3, WMA and AAC audio format support, DivX video support, FM radio, voice recorder and 10 hour battery life.Measurements of the Wizpy are 84×42×12mm.
The Turbolinux Wizpy will go on sale February 2007 in Japan for about 30,000 Yen (~$256).
More details on PC Watch (Japanese). Via AnythingButiPod. See also the TurboLinux Wizpy product page (Japanese).

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