Do you still own a Mp3 player


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  1. homotechual

    homotechual Member This Topic's Starter

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    Those of you who have a Nexus, it does EVERYTHING right? Play movies, videos ..ect. Well my question is I was going to buy an HD2 today on my work line, but didn't justify spending that much on something I'm afraid I won't use often since I'm pretty sure I'll go right back to my Nexus.

    Since my Ipod broke a year ago, I am debating now if I should get an Ipod Touch. But don't know how often I would use it since my Nexus does everything. So my question is do you guys still use your Ipod Touches, Zune Hds'..ect?

    I want to make sure I get my money's worth. I was also debating wether or not to get the Archos 5 since it has Android on it, or wait for another tablet. I'm not sure ... all I know is I need second piece of hardware for my Nexus.
     

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  2. ROBIN50N

    ROBIN50N Well-Known Member

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    ive got a nexus and i bought an ipod touch this week. i prefer the ipod for music and i have some audio books on itunes that the nexus cant play.

    plus theres alot of decent apps and games so with a touch and a nexus you get the best of both.
     
  3. CodeMonkey

    CodeMonkey Well-Known Member

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    I have a Nexus with 16gb (soon to be 32gb) card. I also have a Sansa Clip+ solely for music in the car. The Nexus I use for everything else..
     
  4. Mostly Harmless

    Mostly Harmless Well-Known Member Contributor

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    For me, the whole point of having a smart phone is to have just once device that does everything I need it to do. There is no way I am going spend $530 on a phone then another $$$ on an ipod. While the N1 doesn't handle music like the iPhone 3G did (I am a two year iPhone 3G user who recently converted to the N1) it's still good enough for what I ask it to do (listen to music on the train, while running, also have a BT adapter for my home stereo, they only thing I am missing is an adapter for the car). If I honestly felt that this $530 phone couldn't play music to my liking I would convert back to the iPhone, I really do expect my smartphone to do everything, that is why I use it.

    P.S. I love my N1.
     
  5. crabman

    crabman Well-Known Member

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    Says it for me as well. I used a zune HD and unsurprisingly it works far better for playing media. Still the nexy does get it done without undue hassle and I find that my zune has been setting on the counter unloved. I guess for me I would say that the nexus fails at meeting the capabilities of a good media player but it does get it done well enough that the bonus of only having to screw with one device wins out for me.
     
  6. QrafTee

    QrafTee Well-Known Member

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    I already "used up" my warranty on my Zune80 preparing to get an Android phone; so no, I won't be using a separate MP3 player anymore.
     
  7. chaz_uk

    chaz_uk Well-Known Member

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    I do use my Nexus One for music but I also have a 32gb iPod touch and an Archos 5 Internet Tablet (with Android) ;) for all my music and videos. The A5IT plays far more video formats than my iPod and Nexus One and its extra capacity helps. Only problem with is is its a bit chunky. That and its with Archos at the no because the HDD died in it. :(
     
  8. martinl1030

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    i have a 16gb zune hd that i still use for music. I havent even put music on my nexus one because i only have a 4gb sd card for it and it cant hold all my music. I prefer a dedicated music player over a phone because battery life for phones are always going to be less than battery life for mp3 players. id rather have my zune die and not listen to music then have my phone die and lose contact with my friends. I will say this though, i bought my zune before my nexus but if i were to buy an mp3 player after the nexus id buy something cheap with good music quality like the sansa clip. No need for all those bells and whistles like the touch screen and wifi when youre just going to use your 3.7" phone screen for that.
     
  9. lekky

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    Same situation for me, and i feel the same way too.
     
  10. BiGMERF

    BiGMERF Well-Known Member

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    i have an ipod touch. i just like apples market better. sadly
     
  11. Sk0t24

    Sk0t24 Active Member

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    My iPhone was my mp3 player. That's gone and the Nexus One replaces it in that capacity very well, and in every capacity for that matter.
     
  12. grainysand

    grainysand Well-Known Member

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    The N1's not the best music player ever to grace the ears of mankind, but it's good enough for me, so no, I don't need an mp3 player anymore.
     
  13. niea

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    I've got an iPod Touch and use that just as much as my Nexus. I use it for music and for surfing the web at home. The N1 is a great phone, but I like the Touch a little bit more for surfing (i'm talking hours a day) and for listening to music. That being said, I didn't buy a smartphone to consolidate devices as some of you have, so carrying two devices doesn't bother me. In fact, I have an iPod classic as well, which gets used in the car.
     
  14. ianken

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    Zune for me.

    GOOG really needs to step up and deliver a 1st class music experience on Android. The apps on the market are not that great.

    With the exception of Droid Live, that is great for streaming and I use it all the time.

    But for everything else it is Zune.
     
  15. Talderon

    Talderon Well-Known Member

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    I use my Nexus One for everything EXCEPT music. I have a Zune 120 for that with most of it filled with music, pod casts and audio books.

    Capacity wise, the Nexus can't come close.
     
  16. katamari

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    I got rid of my old iPod after I got my Nexus. I put all of my music on it after I upgraded my memory and it works fine. It does more than my iPod ever did with music, so I don't have much to complain about. I paid good money for this piece of technology so that I DON'T have to carry around two devices. I'm very happy with it.
     
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    MartinS Well-Known Member

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    I still use my 32Gb iPod touch for music. We have a couple of iPod Bose Sound Docks which were wedding gifts so I am reluctant to switch.

    I use the Nexus One for everything else. I haven't been on the Apple market for apps since I got the N1 either.
     
  18. Talderon

    Talderon Well-Known Member

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    I think I would be more apt to use my Nexus One for my music if I could get the following:


    1. More than 32GB of storage
    2. FM Radio (I use my Zune for this a LOT)
    3. Better music interface

    Those are the big 3 for me.
     
  19. club968

    club968 Well-Known Member

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    I use my Nexus One with 32gb sd card for music cause I hate carrying multiple devices. Is it the best music player, no, but with btunes it does give me the "ipod like" experience I had with my old iPhone. Music quality is not quite as good but man I'm old and I can barely tell the difference now anyway.
     
  20. Mike B

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    I doubt you need 32GB+ worth of music on you at all times, when I had an ipod, I put everything I owned on it put it on shuffle and ended up just skipping all the time. With my Nexus I just use an 8GB, works for me cause I usually just keep updating it with new, out with the old, and can always transfer them back onto it, not a problem for me, or a lot of people I guess.
     
  21. jojitsu

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    Just this week bought my first MP3 Player (sansa clip+), but the N1 is absolutely fine as a music device, esp with a half decent set of earphones, but I wanted a SMALL MP3 player to take into the gym with me..
     
  22. Roze

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    But don't you take your phone with you to the gym? More stuff to carry imo. :p
     
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    When I got my 16 GB memory card for the nexus one I gave my Sansa E280 to my son. Now I use the nexus one for everything. The only thing I gave up was the ability to play .flac files via rockbox- my music library is stored on a HDD in .flac format and I hate having to convert for the sake of playing on a different device.

    I've been using oggdrop to convert the .flac files to .ogg and it even copies the tags so conversion is fast and easy. Now I found AndLess which plays flacs so I guess there's no need to convert any more!

    TD
     
  24. worker1

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    I have an ipod 5.5 30 GB with rockbox as the firmware. The files are 95% ogg @ quality 9.5 (~404 kb/s)
    I have the CDs for my music, though; and I'm happy enough with lame v0, so I've thought about selling my ipod. The thing is that it's so freaking sweet with the rockbox; best player available (except for the larger disk models)
     
  25. jacindc

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    I actually just bought a refurbished Nano because my new car stereo has built-in iPod functionality (via USB). I never thought I'd own a single Apple piece of hardware, but this way I can load most all of my music onto the Nano, and leave it in the glove compartment. (The radio also has bluetooth, so I could use that from my phone as well, but the sound is better via USB.)

    The Nexus is more than adequate for everyday walking around/at work music listening. (I do *no* streaming--it's all stuff I own.) And, like one of the commenters above said, I don't really *want* my entire collection on my Nexus--I want the stuff I enjoy listening to the most. It's fine to have a wider selection in the car, for long drives and whatnot.
     

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