Introducing the “Medion AG Portable MP3 JukeBox220 MD” which features a 20 GB hard drive, 8 hr. battery life, shock protection, and also serves as mobile media storage unit (via USB 2.0) for documents, pictures (unlike Apple’s iPod photo, direct transfer from digital cameras is possible) & presentations, accoding to Medion. The unit features a mono blue backlit LCD 160×128 pixel display.
This portable music player also features, according to our own rough translation, “a unique navigation touchpad,” which closely resembles Apple’s patent-pending iPod scroll wheel.
The unit measures 107.5 x 65 x 18 mm (4.21 x 2.56 x 0.71 inches) and weighs 170 grams (6 ounces).
This product is currently available from Medion’s German website for €222,00 (approximately US$275) and plays WMA-DRM, WMA, and MP3 according to Medion’s website. Supported operating systems are Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP.
Medion’s German website is here. Naviagte to the product’s page by clicking “Medionshop,” then “TV, Video & HiFi,” and finally “Tragbare CD- und MP3-Player,” then scroll down to the last item.