AM/FM tuner, voice recorder, video player, photo storage/viewing . . .
I am with tomkat, go with the Sansa. I had an ipod product once, we had to replace it 3 times in the first year. Switched to the sansa, couldn’t be happier.
If you have an i-phone/android, you can use it for music. Or stream Pandora.
Ha! Right behind you. I use mine to listen to Rush at work. Keeps me sane.
Sansa allows the freedom of using explorer to manage your files. No iTunes and synching. And you get to keep all your stuff - not apple. Sansa clip is small and very cheap.
“2GB is a TON of music (~500 mp3s)”
Of course, that is dependent upon the kbps sampling rate.
I have compared, 128k to 320k. Unless you have decreased hearing, the difference is noticeable with the naked ear. The flip-side is that a “clean” 33 1/3 album blows them both out of the water.
The lower the kbps then the bass is accentuated. I like to hear the entire audio spectrum.