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Want to know how we picked the best portable mp3 players on the market? It was not easy: we considered such aspects as price, material, selection of colors, and many more characteristics. We tried to cover every important detail, but if you think we missed something — let us know about it!

If you decided to buy a portable mp3 players for the first time, choosing the best model may be too hard for you. That is why we created the list of top portable mp3 players and explained everything you need to know about them.

Our Favorite 10 Portable Mp3 Players of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Lonve Mp3 Player
Music player comes with 16gb micro sd card, storage up to 4000 songs.
Lonve Mp3 Player
4.8
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2. Agptek U3 Usb Stick Mp3 Player
No cable needed, you can directly connect with pc to transfer files.
Agptek U3 Usb Stick Mp3 Player
4.5
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3. Mp3 Player (Easiest to Adjust)
Small size and super lightweight with wearable clip, weight only 22.5g and the size is close to an apple watch, special design for sport and music lovers, just hooked it to your pocket or blouse and enjoy music when running, jogging, riding, hiking or doing other exercise without any trouble.
Mp3 Player
4.3
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4. Mp3 Player
Built-in 8gb memory music up to 2000, support expandable storage micro sd card up to 64gb, there is no limit to play music, you can also save your important files in the music player, wherever you go take it together with you, all the files you needed were in the player.
Mp3 Player
4.0
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5. Agptek 16gb Mp3 Player (Most Stylish)
16gb internal capacity for up to 4000 songs, supports up to 64 gb micro sd card.
Agptek 16gb Mp3 Player
4.0
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6. Apple iPod Touch 16GB
Apple a5 sytem chip w/ dual-core, 1000 mhz, arm cortex-a9 processor, brilliant 4″ retina display with multi-touch ips technology (640×1136 pixel).
Apple iPod Touch 16GB
3.5
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7. Swimbuds Headphones (Best Lightweight)
Swimbuds hassle-free, extra-short cord doesn’t get caught or snagged.
Swimbuds Headphones
3.5
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8. Mp3 Player (DIY Crafters’ Choice)
Custom 7- bands setting rock, funk, hip hop, jazz, classical, techno and custom.
Mp3 Player
3.3
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9. Mp3 Player
Easily to operate~~ one key to lock/unlock screen.
Mp3 Player
3.0
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10. G.g.martinsen Blue Versatile Mp3 Mp4 Player (Most User-Friendly)
Mp3, wma.
G.g.martinsen Blue Versatile Mp3 Mp4 Player
2.5
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№ 1. Lonve Mp3 Player Mp4 Player 16gb Portable Media Music Player with Fm Radio Voice Recorder Supporting Mp3 Wma Wav Black
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Lonve L16-Bk2 3.5 x 1.6 x 0.4 inches 4.2 ounces
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Slim, lightweight, portable mp3 player mp4 player. Works perfect with children christmas gift, driving via aux port, sport player. Mp3 player support to music format mp3, wma, wav; video format avi amv; picture format jpg; ebook format txt. Music player comes with 16gb micro sd card, storage up to 4000 songs. Package included: 1 x mp3 player; 1 x 16gb micro sd card; 1 x earphone; 1 x usb cable; 1 x user manual.

 

 
Top Pros
Package included
Mp3 player support
Music player comes
Works perfect
Top Cons
Not a single flaw!
 

 

 
№ 2. Agptek U3 Usb Stick Mp3 Player, 8gb Music Player Supports Replaceable Battery, Recording, Fm Radio, Expandable Up to 64gb, Black
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
AGPTEK MU3B 3.2 x 1 x 0.5 inches 2.4 ounces
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Simple opreation: support music format mp3/wma, playing modes: normal, shuffle (random), repeat. Support 7 equalizers and variable speed playback. Large memory: 8 gb memory capacity stores up to 2000 songs; supports up to 64 gb micro sd card (not included). There is no limit to the number of songs from folder option. Additional function: the player also functions as an fm radio and as a recorder. Meets your different requirements. Usb design: no cable needed, you can directly connect with pc to transfer files. Usb 2.0 providing high speed transfer, could be used as a flash drive. Replaceable battery: never worried about no power, replacing at any time with 1 aaa battery(not included).

 

 
Top Pros
Simple opreation
Additional function
Large memory
Replaceable battery
Top Cons
Not designed for regular use.
Quickly becomes wet due to cheap materials.
 

What are your reviews based on?

In order to create this buying guide, our team had to go through hundreds of user reviews and compare dozens of portable mp3 players models and brands. Finding the best portable mp3 players nowadays is a hard task: the selection on the market is so high that you would have to spend months to study all available options. Thankfully, our TOP list will help you find a good portable mp3 players much quicker!

 

 
№ 3. Mp3 Player 8gb Bluetooth Klantop Digital Clip Music Player with Fm Radio Voice Record Function Special Design for Sport and Music Lovers (rose Gold)
 

Style
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
KLANTOP 2.1 x 1.3 x 0.5 inches 12.8 ounces
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Multifunction clip player with simple control meets most of your needs: music player /voice record player / fm radio / e-book reading / all in one portable mini player. 8gb mp3 music player with an expansion slot for memory card support up to 32gb enable to download thousands songs at a time. Auto play up to 30 hours after fully charged, sun down sun rise yet it still playing. Take your ears to travel with real lossless sound. Small size and super lightweight with wearable clip, weight only 22.5g and the size is close to an apple watch, special design for sport and music lovers, just hooked it to your pocket or blouse and enjoy music when running, jogging, riding, hiking or doing other exercise without any trouble.

Durable high fidelity headphones are included, enjoy your music wherever you go with this kingtop clip mp3 player now, it comes with 100% satisfaction guaranteed for 90 day money back warranty and lifetime service. Bluetooth 4.0 mp3 player, compatible with bluetooth version 2.0-4.0, you can enjoy your favorite music wireless by connecting with your bluetooth headphone or speaker, do not support fm via bluetooth.

 

 
Top Pros
Bluetooth 4.0 mp3 player
Multifunction clip player
8gb mp3 music player
Durable high fidelity headphones are included
Top Cons
It is good, but costly.
 

How to get a refund for a portable mp3 players?

Shop has a customer-friendly return policy, which means that you will not have any difficulties returning your money. If there is something wrong with your portable mp3 players, you only need to contact the customer support and ask for a refund. However, you should carefully read the item’s description before buying a portable mp3 players.

 

 
№ 4. Mp3 Player, Ruizu X02 Digital Music Player with Fm Radio, Voice Recorder, Video Play, Text Reading, 80 Hours Playback and Expandable Up to 128 Gb (blue)
 

Style
5/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
RUIZU X02 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.3 inches 3.2 ounces
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Muilt-function,: the mp3 player with functions including music playing, voice record, e-book (reading txt files only), video(128.160 amv converted video), fm radio, picture browse etc. It is a nice player for sports, traveling and jogging, also it is a good device for students to study other languages, reading e-book (txt files only), listen to the local radio station etc. Fashion design easy to use,: this music player designed with 5 operation buttons very easy to use even for small children, suitable size and light weight you can put it in to the wallet and you pocket, very good gift for you lover. Strong memory capacity,: built-in 8gb memory music up to 2000, support expandable storage micro sd card up to 64gb, there is no limit to play music, you can also save your important files in the music player, wherever you go take it together with you, all the files you needed were in the player.

High sound quality,: it adopts professional intelligent digital noise reduction chip to reduce noise, ensuring high sound sampling rate and providing hi-fi class sound that is close to the original. Excellent sound quality, support audio formats: mp3/ wma// ape/ wav/ flac. Long battery life,: built-in lithium ion polymer battery 3.7v/420mah up to 48 hours of playback with 2~3 hours of full charge. You can enjoy your wonderful musical journey with hd quality headphone. You can charge it with computer or the general charger which output is “5v.0.5-1a”.

 

 
Top Pros
Fashion design easy to use
High sound quality
Long battery life
Strong memory capacity
Top Cons
The price tag is too high.
 

 

 
№ 5. Agptek 16gb Mp3 Player with Fm Radio Voice Recorder, 70 Hours Playback and Expandable Up to 64gb, A20bs (black)
 

Style
3/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
AGPTEK SMPA20BS 3.6 x 1.6 x 0.3 inches 3.84 ounces
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70 hours audio playback: only need to charge it for 3-4 hours. You can charge it in computer or with the general charger which output is “5v.0.5-1a”. Easy opreation: just drag and drop the music file or folder directly when connecting to computer, shuffle favorite songs in any folder or playlist which you selected, simply sync playlists by media go(for free) on your computer, works perfectly with car via aux port. (additional male to male aux cable is needed). Breakthrough upgrade: one key to lock/unlock screen. Also designed with independent volume control, give you a more user-friendly experience. Hifi-class big sound: loss-less sound quality with latest upgrade chip, support most popular audio formats: mp3(mp1, mp2, mp3), wma, ogg, wav, ape, flac, aac-lc, acelp. (requirements for ape and flac: 8khz-48khz.1000kbgs).

Multi- function &large memory: 16gb internal capacity for up to 4000 songs, supports up to 64 gb micro sd card. (to avoid incompatibility, please use agptek memory card). Just one order for: music, fm radio, video (support amv format), recording, view picture, ebook function.

 

 
Top Pros
Hifi-class big sound
70 hours audio playback
Breakthrough upgrade
Easy opreation
Top Cons
Took me a lot of time to figure out how to use it.
 

 

 
№ 6. Apple iPod Touch 16GB (5th Generation), Space Grey, with Rear Camera (certified Refurbished)
 

Style
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
2/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Apple PD749J/A 4.8 x 0.2 x 2.3 inches 8 ounces
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This certified refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer certified refurbished products on amazon. Package includes ipod touch and lightning cable, no other accessories. 5 megapixel led camera with autofocus, bsi; digital image stabilization, touch to focus, face detection, geo tagging. 16gb of built-in storage; 1030 mah battery.

Apple a5 sytem chip w/ dual-core.1000 mhz, arm cortex-a9 processor, brilliant 4″ retina display with multi-touch ips technology (640×1136 pixel).

 

 
Top Pros
Apple a5 sytem chip w/ dual-core.1000 mhz
5 megapixel led camera
Package includes ipod touch
This certified refurbished product is tested
Top Cons
Use this product with a protective cover unless you want to break it.
 

 

 
№ 7. Swimbuds Headphones and 8 Gb Syryn Waterproof Mp3 Player with Shuffle Feature
 

Style
5/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Swimbuds SYRN-SB 2.4 x 0.9 x 1.3 inches 7.2 ounces
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Supports mp3 and wma audio formats. Purchase includes: swimbuds original headphones and syryn waterproof mp3 player (with complimentary goggles, fitgoo, and 1 oz aquaguard pre-swim hair defense). Optional shuffle feature keeps your music in a mix. Listen without interruption: swimbuds hassle-free, extra-short cord doesn’t get caught or snagged. Syryn mp3 player is 100% waterproof. Meets ipx8 waterproofing standards.

 

 
Top Pros
Listen without interruption
Supports mp3
Syryn mp3 player is 100% waterproof
Purchase includes
Optional shuffle feature keeps your music in a mix
Top Cons
It is difficult to use in winter.
Cannot be used right out from the box.
 

 

 
№ 8. Mp3 Player with Bluetooth, Zerofire 16gb Portable Digital Music Player Support Fm Radio Photo Browsing Video Play Pedometer Voice Recorder Text Reading with Earphone Armband for Sport Running
 

Style
4/5
 

Versatility
2/5
 

Durability
5/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Zerofire 10.1 ounces
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Multi-functional: support fm radio, voice recording, picture browsing, video play. File browser and e-book reading (support txt format only), built-in pedometer function, perfect for sport running, traveling, gift for women men girls boys kids. Bluetooth function: support bluetooth version over 2.0 and below 4.0, reduce the delay but speed up the transmission wirelessly. Mp3 music player is a great bluetooth enjoyment with your audio device, you can play the music through bluetooth speaker or bluetooth headset. This bluetooth mp3 player satisfies all that you want in a music player. Easy to use: 6 high sensitivity touch buttons design allows easy operation by tapping the character. One-key voice recording and one key to lock screen, a zinc alloy frame combined with acrylic mirror, precision made, durable to use and metallic appearance, assures better comfort for one-handed operation.

Hifi lossless sound quality: custom 7- bands setting rock, funk, hip hop, jazz, classical, techno and custom; support audio formats: mp3/ wma/ ape/ flac/ wav/ aac-lc/ acelp. Mp3/ wma/ ape/ flac/ wav/ aac-lc/ acelp freely available mp3 format enjoy your music. Long time playback and large capacity: up to 60 hours of playback with 3 hours of full charge; built-in 16gb internal memory, the player offers plenty of room for your songs and books, supports up to 128gb micro tf card lets you add even more storage.

 

 
Top Pros
Hifi lossless sound quality
Long time playback
Bluetooth function
Top Cons
It is difficult to use in winter.
 

 

 
№ 9. Mp3 Player Music Player, Evasa with A 16 Gb Tf Card Portable Digital Music Player Video Voice Record Fm Radio E-book Reader, Ultra Slim 1.8screen
 

Style
3/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
4/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
EVASA 3.2 ounces
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Economy and fashion~~ noise canceling voice recorder; simple files management. Fashionable and exquisite appearance, perfect for your entertainment and learning, outdoor and gym fitness. Easily to operate~~ one key to lock/unlock screen. Also designed with independent volume control, give you a more user-friendly experience. Can also be used as a micro sd card reader or for file storage; built in high speed mini usb 2.0 cables, just drag and drop the music file or folder directly when connecting to computer. Powerful features~~ 16gb internal capacity for up to 4000 songs. Built in audio, flash memory disk, play music with mp3/voice record/fm radio/e-book support txt format/ photo view /flac formats/ video with amv format/ games function nature. Hifi bass earphone with stylish and sophisticated appearance.

Compact and portable~~ slim, lightweight, portable mp3 player mp4 player with 3.5mm audio jack port. Various play modes: normal, repeat once, repeat all, random. You can carry music, video, photos and files wherever you go.

 

 
Top Pros
Powerful features~~ 16gb internal capacity
Top Cons
There are many models with better price/quality ration.
Lacks versatility.
 

 

 
№ 10. G.g.martinsen Blue Versatile Mp3 Mp4 Player with A 16gb Micro Sd Card, Support Photo Viewer, Radio and Voice Recorder, Mini Usb Port 1.8 Lcd, Digital Mp3 Player, Mp4 Player, Video Media Music Player
 

Style
2/5
 

Versatility
3/5
 

Durability
3/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.5
G.G.Martinsen 4 ounces
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This multifunctional mp3/mp4 player with 3.5mm jack port can be also used as e-book reader, music player, photo viewer, voice recorder, or videos movie player. 1.8 high resolution real color lcd screen. As a wonderful device, it prefers good fashioned, freely available mp3 format. Support usb2.0 high speed transmission, top speed of 1000k byte / s. ; to facilitate the language learning function, the real digital repeat device. It is so portable that you can take it everywhere you go; it is also small enough to fit into a pocket, purse, wallet and a handbag. It has a 16gb micro sd card, supporting music formats: mp3, wma; and support lyric display; electronic album, jpeg picture, browsing, e-novel; graphics interface operation, with the corresponding text display, built-in microphone, hi-fi recording, easy to use.

Seven sound equalizer: natural, rock, pop, classical, soft, jazz, heavy bass. Easy to operate multi language system, supporting different languages: japanese, korean, french, german, italian, dutch, portuguese, spanish, etc.

 

 
Top Pros
1 year warranty
It has a 16gb micro sd card
Support usb2.0 high speed transmission
Seven sound equalizer
This multifunctional mp3/mp4 player
Top Cons
Has an outdated design.
 

How did you create this rating list with the best portable mp3 players?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various portable mp3 playersfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive portable mp3 playersin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best portable mp3 players in the preferred price category.

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How expensive should a good portable mp3 players be?

If you want to buy a reliable portable mp3 players, then you should remember that it costs a decent amount of money. Of course, there are many cheap models, but they do not last for too long. We recommend you to buy portable mp3 playersfrom our rating list since they offer the best price to quality ratio.

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