Dell drops Digital Jukebox MP3 players
According to a report from Bloomberg News, Dell has stopped selling its hard drive-based Digital Jukebox MP3 players. Hhe audio players, which were offered for prices between $200 and $300 were discontinued in "late December and early January."
Dell introduced the players in 2003 in an effort to grab market share from Apple’s iPod, but apparently failed to meet its goals. Dell continues to offer its $100 Flash-based DJ Ditty players, which come with a storage capacity of 512 MB.
Dell customers who favor a hard drive model, the company offers Creative’s MP3 player product line with prices ranging from $180 for a 5 GB Zen Neeon to $330 for the recently released 30 GB Zen Vision.