November 29, 2006
Kenwood HD10GB7 – The worlds smallest HDD DAP
Small smaller and smallest presenting the HD10GB7 from Kenwood Japan which is apparently the smallest hard drive based DAP in the world for now. Squezzed into its tiny chassis is a 10 GB hard drive. It has a 1.5 inch Organic EL display and supports MP3, WAV, WMA and WMA with DRM formats. You can choose from seven different sound modes like Bass, Concert, Dance etc. The controls are very easy to use and most of the operations can be performed using one finger only. The unit connects via USB and can display JPEG images also. Its Lithium Ion battery provides 24 hours of continuous playback on single charge.
The Kenwood HD10GB7 measures 62×44×17mm and weighs 78 grams. It will go on sale early December in Japan and will be available in two colors Black and White, it will retail for 40,000 Yen ($ 345).