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Why do Sony even bother with a 4GB device in this day and age? I guess they must still sell them or they'd drop it, but perhaps more to the point why do they send the 4GB model to a review site? The 8GB model is only £10 more on Sony's own website and as such represents much greater value. I'm sure a 16GB will be on the way, too.
I've bought the 8GB version (E464) a bit less than a month ago and I'm very satisfied.
It's very light, but feels well built (no squeaks or gaps), feels good in hand, browsing is convenient.
I only have several niggles: it seems hard to understand when it's been switched off, because when you switch it off, slide hold to on position and press any button, it comes alive - as if it was in idle all along. Strange. That, and it sometimes has issues with some mp3 files and refuses to play them - don't know whether that is due to some album art or something else - haven't figured that out yet.
But for people who want their music in a separate easy to use device - go for it.
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