MP3 player

A portable consumer electronic device that allows you to store and plays music files in MP3 format. MP3 players are small handheld devices and often use flash memory for storing MP3 files. While frequently called an MP3 player, it fits under the broader category of digital audio players and often an MP3 players can use other file types such as Windows Media Audio (WMA).

See “iPod vs. MP3 Players: What’s the Diff?“in the “Did You Know…” section of Webopedia.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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