Onda VX777+ PMP video review & comparison

Chris Davies - Jun 20, 2008, 8:26 am CDT

Onda’s VX777+ PMP is, quite obviously, designed to resemble the iPod Touch.  That’s clear, but then plenty of manufacturers give a nod to Apple when it comes to the drawing board; more important, then, is what functionality it brings to the table.  Pride of place at the top of the spec list is a 3-inch 400 x 240 touchscreen, notable for being capacitive (i.e. like that of the iPod Touch) rather then resistive (like most cheap copies); there’s also TV Out, a choice of capacity ranging from 2GB to 8GB, and an SD slot happy with cards up to 32GB in size.

Check out the video review & comparison of the VX777+ after the cut

File support includes RM, RMVB, AVI, FLV, DAT, ASF, MP4, WMV, 3GP, MPG, MP3, WMA, WMA/VBR, APE and FLAC, plus there’s an FM radio and voice recorder.  Games and an e-book reader are also included, and the VX777+ is happy with lossless audio and high-def video.  That might not be such a big deal on the PMP’s display, but you’ll be glad of the quality if you pipe it out to your big-screen TV.

What it doesn’t have is WiFi, which could be a deal breaker for those who want to recreate the iPod Touch experience at a budget price.  MP4 Global, who are taking pre-orders for the 2GB, 4GB and 8GB models (priced at $89, $99 and $109 respectively), shot this video of the VX777+’s features as well as a side-by-side comparison of it and its Onda VX767, VX757 and VX747 predecessors.  It’ll ship on June 23rd.

[via Generation MP3]

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