Sandisk has announced the new Sansa View, a sleek video MP3 player. The new Sansa View will be available in capacities of 8GB and 16GB.
The new Sansa View is a small MP3 player that, besides playing your favorite music, plays videos, photos, has an FM radio and a voice recorder.
The player measures at 108 x 49.5 x 8.8mm and weighs 82.2g. It has a 2.4 inch, 320 x 240 display that can be used for MPEG 4, WMV and H.264 video playing at up to 30fps. Sandisk's new player will be bundled with conversion software which will turn other video formats, like DivX, into some other format suitable for the View. As for the audio it can play MP3, WMA, WMA with DRM and WAV. It has an integrated FM radio and the voice recorder. It also plays Audible spoken books.
Battery life, according to Sandisk is up to seven hours of video playback and incredible 35 hours of music. The good things about new Sandisk View is that the 16GB version will cost $199.99 and the 8GB version will end up at $149.99 which is way cheaper then iPod Nano. We can't forget that it also has a microSD slot so you can add up to 8GB card to it. Both models will be available in October.