"By adding these two new models to BenQ's Joybee line, we're offering more stylish digital audio players for consumers who are looking for flair and design, and expect the highest standard in music enjoyment," said Rex Chen, vice president of the Digital Hub division at BenQ America. "With unique sizes and color options, BenQ is able to provide the best in stylish, portable and personalized enjoyment."
The Joybee 102 digital audio player is a diminutive MP3 player that is the size of a silver dollar coin and weighs only 0.5 ounces, making it the world's smallest and lightest MP3 player. The Joybee 102 comes in three colors, including green, blue and orange, and includes stereo earphones and a neck strap. Its rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery has a lifetime of up to eight hours. The Joybee 102 comes in 128MB and 256MB options and supports Windows 98 SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.0 and higher, as well as Linux 2.4.0 and higher.
This palm-sized portable digital audio player is a compact device (2.3" x 2.2" x 0.9") that comes with two interchangeable patterned cover choices. The multi-function Joybee 180 includes a walkie-talkie feature and an FM transmitter to share music through an FM stereo signal. It has a built-in FM radio and FM recorder, digital voice recorder, as well as an LCD display and digital rights management software. The Joybee 180 supports MP3 and WMA audio formats. It has a lithium-ion battery for convenient recharging after close to 15 hours of battery life.