A perfect companion for a pretty girl or an ideal gift for a loved one is how one can describe the Sweex MP474 Vidi Pink 4GB MP4 Player. The player is sleek and slim with dimensions of 61mm in height, 41mm in width and 11mm in depth. Weighing only 36grams, it is feather light and easy to carry around in one’s pocket while jogging or pop it into a clutch bag. With pink exteriors this MP4 player is delicate and dainty in appearance and has some very dedicated features making this gadget appealing to both the eye and the heart.

Sweex MP474 Vidi Pink 4GB MP4 Player

The main features of this player is that one can play audio, watch videos and have photos in the player that add a personal touch.

  • MP3, OGG, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP2, MP1 and ASF are the audio file formats that are well supported by this system. Most of these formats are popularly utilised thus enabling the user hassle free application of the system. OGG and FLAC are the more recent file formats keeping the player up to date with technology so that the one can make use of the latest too. With 48 kHz as the maximum sampling rate of the audio system and 320 kbps bit rate of MP3 the audio system is enabled to give good quality audio output. These features help to reduce the loss of quality on compression and avoid the outside noise that tends to increase while synchronising or transferring the music files. The audio frequency is 20 to 20,000 Hz which is the standard that has to be maintained for a good audio system. The volume can be controlled manually by the user. With the help of the equaliser the music quality can be enhanced as the environment like pop, jazz, classical or natural can be set. This actually gets accentuated further with the presence of bass and sound enhancement.
  • The MP4 player is equipped with the added facility of watching videos too in the same gadget. AMV is the format file that is ably supported for video compression. So any video clippings in this file format can be viewed through the MP4.
  • Photos can be viewed in this player. BMP and JPEG are the two still image file formats that can be used. This feature helps in personalising the gadget and making it closer to the heart.

Display:

True to its dimension the screen is diagonally about one and a half inches. The LCD screen has a picture quality of 128 by 128 pixels which is quite adequate for a media player. They are accompanied by the back light that makes the presentation more clear and bright. With the help of ID3 Tag display the user is able to see all the information regarding the music track that is being played and the progress of it. The display menu is truly multinational in nature with a large number of languages. The various languages that are supported are English, French, Italian, German, Thai, Russian, Danish, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Portuguese and Czech.

Energy capacity:

A single battery of Li-polymer attributes to the power engine of this gadget. This is a rechargeable battery that needs to be charged for about 4 hours. This will enable the MP4 player to continuously play for about eight and a half hours of pure music or for about four hours of video clippings. The capacity of the battery is pretty powerful which enables the user to be free of the hassle of charging it quite often. Being a rechargeable battery it helps in the green movement making it all the more eco friendly. The sleep timer is yet another feature that contributes to the green movement as it switches off or goes into the stand-by mode after a certain period of time. Through the USB port the gadget could be charged additionally too. These extra functions make it all the more flexible and straightforward.

Memory capacity:

Sweex Vidi MP474 MP4 Player is equipped with a 4 GB storage capacity. This is substantial to assist the various functions and features of the gadget. The capacity enables the storage of most of the favourite tracks in one device itself. It is compliant to flash memory and mass storage memory thus increasing the storage ability.

Additional Add ons:

  • The player comes with voice recording. Though the recording may not be of superior quality compared to the high end micro phones, this is useful for memo dictation or as an oral notepad. The audio recording format files that are supported are WAV 32 Kbps and 8 Kbps or ACT 32 Kbps and 8 Kbps.
  • There are useful indicators that display whether the battery is charging or the battery is full. These indicators make it more user friendly.

Connectivity management:

The player comes with a USB port of 2.0 enabling speedy transfer of files. The technology used in here is wired. Blue tooth and Wi-Fi is not enabled though in the gadget. Internet card or audio card is not required for the system. FAT32 system file is well supported and the bundle software AMV converter is provided. With the help of this converter videos can be transformed into the AMV files. The operating systems that are compatible with the gadget are Windows XP and Vista.

Contents in the box:

Vidi Pink 4GB TFT LCD MP4 Player comes with the headphones as an accessory. USB cable is provided too. To get familiar with the MP4, a user guide in the form of a CD-ROM is provided. Software for system requirements too is supplied in a CD-ROM.

It can be concluded that the player is very compact and handy. Pretty in appearance and adequate in features it proves to a standard gadget. Other than the fact it does not have a radio equipped in the player it is endowed with most of the latest features.

Sweex Vidi Pink 4GB MP4 Player – Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Sweex
Model Name Vidi Pink 4GB MP4 Player
Model Number MP474
Media Player Type Digital media player
Display 1.5″ TFT LCD Screen
Dimension 61 x 41 x 11 mm [h x w x d]
Weight 36 grams
Colour / Finish Pink
Memory Capacity 4GB
Supported audio formats MP3, OGG, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP2, MP1 and ASF
Supported video formats AMV
Supported image formats JPG and BMP
Audio recording Yes
Voice recording Yes
Audio recording formats WAV 32 Kbps and 8 Kbps or ACT 32 Kbps and 8 Kbps
Green movement Sleep timer, battery rechargeable
Interfaces USB 2.0
Radio No
In-built camera No
Indicators Yes , battery level and battery on charge
Equaliser Yes
Features Audio, video and still pictures
Battery Single, Li-polymer, rechargeable, 4 hours to recharge
Audio output headphones
Box contents MP4 player, headphones, USB cable, CD-ROM,
User guide CD-ROM
Compatible OS Windows XP, Vista