iriver Debuts H10 Family of Portable Music Players

h10 iriveririver has announced three additions to the award-winning portable music H10 series.

Player navigation, color display, photo viewing, FM tuner, voice recording and touch strip control are consistent experiences across the family, which comes in 20GB*, 6GB, 5GB and 1GB capacities. The new players come in a variety of modern colors and support a broad range of online audio and music services.

The H10 family is PlaysForSure compatible, works seamlessly with Windows Media Player 10 and features support for Auto Sync to sync music, photos and playlists between PCs and H10 players. The PlaysForSure logo ensures consumers can easily identify digital media stores and devices that work together.

“iriver continues to expand the horizons for music lovers with these additions to the H10 product line,” said Kevin Unangst, director of Windows Digital Media at Microsoft. “With support for Windows Media Player 10 and PlaysForSure compatibility out of the box, iriver H10 customers can choose from the widest range of music subscription and download services available today.”

The H10 also supports innovative online portable subscription services, such as Napster To Go, which provide customers with an additional option to experience new music and expand their music collections for a monthly rate.

“Napster is pleased that iriver recognizes and has answered the consumer’s desire for a choice of different MP3 players by broadening its H10 line-up with devices that offer a range of capacities and features,” said Brad Duea, Napster’s president. “The new 20GB, 6GB and 1GB models help make digital music more accessible by offering compelling options at various price points.”

“Our H10 family offers the best combination of design, functionality and features available in a portable audio player,” said Jonathan Sasse, president of iriver America. “As music services and customers’ preferences evolve seemingly overnight, we are staying ahead of expectations by providing a consistent and exceptional player experience across the entire H10 family.”

The iriver H10 players are bundled with iriver earphones, quality carrying case, installation software CD, AC adapter, USB 2.0 cable, interface cable and printed user manual.

iriver H10 family features:

  • Vivid color display
  • Ultra-intuitive interface
  • Touch strip
  • Displays digital photos
  • Sleek and elegant design
  • PlaysForSure enabled
  • Supports subscription services including Napster To Go and Rhapsody To Go
  • Built-in FM tuner and FM recorder
  • Integrated voice recorder
  • Ultra-fast USB 2.0 transfers
  • Supports MP3, WMA, JPEG and TXT files
  • Enhanced 3D audio (supports SRS WOW)

Battery life:

  • H10 20GB ­ Up to 16 Hours
  • H10 6GB ­ Up to 12 hours (replaceable)
  • H10 1GB ­ Up to 30 hours

Dimensions and weight:

  • o H10 20GB ­ 5.8oz ­ 4.0² x 2.4² x 0.85²
  • o H10 6GB ­ 3.4oz ­ 3.8² x 2.2² x 0.60²
  • o H10 1GB ­ 1.8oz ­ 2.8² x 1.7² x 0.65²

Pricing and Availability

The H10 family is available through the iriver eStore, Best Buy and selected retail outlets. The 5GB H10 is currently available for $249.99. The 20GB and 6GB H10s are shipping now with a suggested retail price of USD $299.99 and $279.99 respectively.

The H10 1GB will begin shipping in June 2005 with a suggested retail price of $229.99. For more information on retail availability, please visit

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