Listen to music throughout the day with this SanDisk Clip Jam MP3 player. It last for up to 18 hours on a single charge, and even then, you won't get through the 2000 songs you can store on it. This SanDisk Clip Jam MP3 player is compatible with a variety of music formats.
8GB* internal flash memory
Offers ample space for storing media. The microSDHC slot for expanded storage options.
Include WAV, WMA, AAC and more audio formats so you can enjoy your music collection.
0.96" OLED display
Enables easy, on-the-move navigation of your media.
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Great it you like concept of iPod shuffle.
It works really well and it hold lots of songs. I also like the clip and the ability to use memory card. Unfortunately, it was a lot smaller than expected. From the pictures on this site, I assumed it would be bigger than a AA battery at least. It was a gift, but the person didn’t like it because it was way too small.
2018 and STILL only 2000 songs?? Bad Plug Location
I have been a Sandisk fan for about as long as they have been making portable media. I trust their memory cards with all my photography. And I have had several of these little MP3 players over the years. My old Sansa Fuze ran forever until the battery finally bloated the whole thing apart after 10 years! But enough nostalgia...
This little Sandisk Clip Jam is good and bad... The bad being really more annoyances than anything, but enough for me to deduct stars.
Bad 1 - 2000 song limit? Seriously?? I have a 16gb Micro-SD card installed, which it has no problems reading. BUT... Why oh WHY in the year of 2018 is there STILL a limitation of how many songs it can randomize? I have over 3000 songs on the card. It peaks out at 2000. Not really sure WHICH 2000 it is randomizing amongst... the first 2000? A different selection of 2000 each time it is started? I dunno... but seriously.... Time for Sandisk to grow up and eliminate this ridiculous song limitation.
Bad 2 - The port locations. USB out one side and AUX out the other? Say what?? Obviously, the Sandisk designers never actually USED this thing or they would have immediately moved the plugs... BOTH ports should be coming out the bottom, or at least the top, so you can easily and conveniently have your cords going the same direction out of this player. But nope. They go out opposite sides effectively making it the size of your hand by the time the cords get redirected to wherever they are going. I spent some extra money and bought 90-degree adapters for both USB and AUX so the cords can exit the player going the same direction.
Other than that, it's good. Screen display is basic, but scrolls titles. It is easy to select random/shuffle play, despite the 2000 song limitation. Battery life seems to be good. Menus are intuitive and simple. Size is just right. It's lightweight. Clip is sturdy enough.
Overall, I like the unit. It plays music as it should. I just wish the backing code was updated from its 10 year old brethren and that song limitation done away with...
This little unit does everything I need and more. I use it in my home studio to upload stereo tracks to my multi track recorder, so that I can play along on different instruments and capture the performances. Once that is done, I upload from the player to my PC and mix things down, and then I put the finished tracks back on the MP3 player so I can listen to them over headphones or external speakers. It is easy to charge, easy to load songs into and off of, and easy to play back, rewind, fast forward, etc. Well worth the money.
I was looking mostly for a FM player and found this compact MP3 player with FM! It is very small and lightweight. Surprisingly good sound! Headphones, comes in packages, not a good ones so you better use something good. I use this player with Sennheiser CX 300II. Sounds even better!
I bought this MP3 player to kill time on the road to a place that was 48 hours away. It lasted about 9 or so hours without charging in between. I've also been able to charge it on my desktop, laptop, portable charger, and wall outlet. It's held 500+ of my songs and I've taken up ~5.6 GB of the 8 GB. It's great! It's very small so it takes up no room.
This was a replacement of an older SanDisk Jam.
Works very well and connects to my truck without problem.
My only complaint is the battery doesn't last much longer than two hours. It was a little disappointing when we had a four hour drive. Other wise I have no complaints.
The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about storage, performance, sound and battery. Editors are less positive about image quality and connectivity and have mixed opinions about durability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 86/100 = Very good quality.
CNETRating, 3.5 out of 53.5Xiomara Blanco on June 22, 2016
SanDisk Clip Jam review: A no-frills MP3 player for taking to-goThe SanDisk Clip Jam offers what the iPod Shuffle doesn't: a screen and more storage space.