Extending its leadership in MP3-CD technology, Philips Electronics introduced portable music player at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Philips displayed the new eXpanium eXp5371 MP3/WMA CD player featuring downloadable Java games.
“With the new line of eXpanium products, Philips has taken the next step in entertainment innovation to allow gaming fans, travelers and music lovers greater freedom than they’ve ever had before,” said Des Power, Senior Vice President, General Manager Regional Business Management and Marketing, Philips Consumer Electronics, North America. “By converging the listening and gaming experience into a slim design and compact portability, Philips is enhancing the lives of consumers.”
Offering innovative entertainment, Philips’ eXp5371 is the world’s first MP3-CD player that allows users to play embedded or Java games downloaded via the USB connector, while still enjoying their favorite music. Utilizing the USB connection, consumers can quickly access hundreds of free games from the Internet through their PC. The eXp5371 can store up to five Java games at a time, in addition to the built-in games provided with the unit.
Featuring Digital Dynamic Bass Boost and 420-second ESP for MP3 music and 840-second ESP for WMA music, the eXp5371 provides users with a consistently clear listening experience on the roughest terrain.
The ultimate mobile entertainment companion, the eXp5371 offers users a smooth music experience and exciting gaming action. Available in May, the eXp5371 will have a suggested retail price of $99.99.