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    Question Android iPod equivalent

    I listen to music on my commute to college every day and I am tired of playing music with it eating up my battery life. My Moto X and Razr M are guilty of this. So I ask you AC members, is there an Android device with:

    -Removable Storage option so I can transfer my music over painlessly

    -LOOOONNNGG Battery Life, so I don`t have to worry about it dying while I`m out or being dead before the day is over.

    I would get an iPod off of Glyde, but it does not have a micro SD card slot. I even thought of getting a tablet, but tablets are bulky and not portable enough to slide in a pocket. Any help is appreciated.
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    Is microSD really that important? I mean either you plug the card into a slot on your PC or connect the MP3 player via USB; in both cases you just drag and drop files.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sting7k View Post
    Is microSD really that important? I mean either you plug the card into a slot on your PC or connect the MP3 player via USB; in both cases you just drag and drop files.
    I never connect my devices to a computer for music. I download music to my device and move it over with the built in file manager to the micro SD card. A micro SD is that important. It helps even more if I need to factory reset or move over to another device.
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    Ok, not what I do so wasn't understanding why the microSD card was needed.

    Looks like there are slim pickings online for Android MP3 players with a microSD slot. Might just see if you can pick up something like a Samsung GS3 and use that as an MP3 player. There are lots of just plain MP3 players with microSD slots.
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    My note 2 is best battery I ever had on a phone. Nexus are ok battery life. Or get an extended battery for your current phones.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tony bag o donuts View Post
    My note 2 is best battery I ever had on a phone. Nexus are ok battery life. Or get an extended battery for your current phones.

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    Moto X and Droid Razr M are both imbedded batteries. I want to get a separate device just for music.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A895 View Post
    I listen to music on my commute to college every day and I am tired of playing music with it eating up my battery life. My Moto X and Razr M are guilty of this. So I ask you AC members, is there an Android device with:

    -Removable Storage option so I can transfer my music over painlessly

    -LOOOONNNGG Battery Life, so I don`t have to worry about it dying while I`m out or being dead before the day is over.

    I would get an iPod off of Glyde, but it does not have a micro SD card slot. I even thought of getting a tablet, but tablets are bulky and not portable enough to slide in a pocket. Any help is appreciated.
    Forget hardware storage. Get a cloud. Start with 50 GB end-to-end encrypted storage space for free from Mega!
    Never lose or forget your storage again.
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    You can look into getting a Samsung Galaxy Player...they are now discontinued but you can still find them on Amazon, ebay ect.
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    Note 3 has a really good battery plus has power saver/

    all day music YAY!!
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    Does it need to be an Android media player? Why not just get a straight MP3 player like one of the Sansa players, which typically are very small and lightweight, and have great battery life? My wife has a Clip Zip, which has a microSD slot. I use an old Zune HD which has great sound quality, but no SD slot. I like having a separate MP3 player for exactly your reason--I don't want to burn up my phone battery while listening to music. I also don't like having my phone with me when I work out in the gym.
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    Quote Originally Posted by B. Diddy View Post
    Does it need to be an Android media player? Why not just get a straight MP3 player like one of the Sansa players, which typically are very small and lightweight, and have great battery life? My wife has a Clip Zip, which has a microSD slot. I use an old Zune HD which has great sound quality, but no SD slot. I like having a separate MP3 player for exactly your reason--I don't want to burn up my phone battery while listening to music. I also don't like having my phone with me when I work out in the gym.
    +1. If all you want it for is music then just get a dedicated mp3 player. Many have SD card slots and the battery life is usually pretty awesome. Around 25-30 hours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vsweety View Post
    Forget hardware storage. Get a cloud. Start with 50 GB end-to-end encrypted storage space for free from Mega!
    Never lose or forget your storage again.
    No.

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    I'd honestly just go for a iPod classic or something. Or if you want to venture outside of android, a lumia 520
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    Quote Originally Posted by mhans311 View Post
    +1. If all you want it for is music then just get a dedicated mp3 player. Many have SD card slots and the battery life is usually pretty awesome. Around 25-30 hours.
    Suggestions then for an MP3 player?

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    Quote Originally Posted by A895 View Post
    Suggestions then for an MP3 player?

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    Already mentioned the Sansa Clip Zip above. Check out the rest of Sansa's line as well.
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