Hi there. I realize there are heaps of these threads out there but I can't seem to find a definite answer. I've had a Sony E series MP3 player for about two years now and I feel as if I need an upgrade. What would you recommend?
I've heard good things about the Cowon S9. That seems a little too expensive however. I was looking at the Creative Zen X-Fi or the Creative Zen X-Fi 2 and they seem fairly nice although I hear the UI isn't that great.
I'm looking for amazing sound quality more than anything else. A decent UI and relatively sturdy construction is also fairly important. I don't particularly care about having a boat load of features as it is just a music player, and terrible stock headphones don't worry me.