Originally Posted by Gyrefalcon
Personally I got a Trekstor Vibez because it is one of the most accurate at reproducing music (both straight and what you would hear if listening to it from near or far field speakers),.
I have to look that one up, never seen one. I am not a huge fan of mp3's, but what I have is 320K and some uncompressed.
The zen x-fi doesn't push up the 'loudness" contour to create thump and call it enhancement, that I like.
Portables will truly gain my favor when storage is enough to accomadate fully uncompressed audio.
Meanwhile, the x-fi is but one of many far superior alternative to the sound of an ipod.