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Samsung YP-R1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 331 reviews of Samsung YP-R1. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and design. The performance and sound are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the storage and connectivity. There are some mixed reviews about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung YP-R1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Samsung YP-R1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Reviews about the performance and design are overall positive. The price and sound also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the storage and connectivity.

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reliability, connectivity, storage

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020


Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (

Samsung YP-R1 8GB


Samsung's latest touchscreen player is its best yet.

Put simply, the YP-R1 is a delight to use. Its touchscreen interface is the best you'll find on a device without an Apple logo, it's attractively and well designed and, importantly, it sounds excellent. Plus, it's almost ridiculously cheap compared to...

Oct, 2009

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Win a Samsung YP-R1 Portable Media Player - TrustedReviews


Here's your chance to win one of four Samsung YP-R1 players along with a Linx B-TUBE wireless speaker.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Henry Winchester (

Samsung YP-R1 MP3 player review


Has Samsung finally nailed the small music player?

Incredible sound ; Jaw-dropping video ; Nice earphones ; Lovely interface ; Small but tough

No WiFi ; Unresponsive touchscreen ; No speaker ; A touch fiddly

Nov, 2009

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The smallest of the multiroom R range, the R1 has to stand up to its bigger, more powerful siblings. Samsung is a well-established manufacturer in other markets and continues to stamp its mark on the multiroom audio scene. From a brand that has become...

Nov, 2015

Expert review by : Steve Withers (

Samsung R1 360 Wireless Speaker Review


Samsung's new R1 360 wireless speaker uses omni-directional audio to get a big sound out of a little speaker.

Excellent sound quality ; No sweet spot ; Effective multiroom app ; Easy to setup and control

Loss of stereo separation ; Slightly lacking in bass

Dec, 2015

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Samsung YP-R1JCS 8GB Digital Media Player Review


Samsung allows you to have the mobile entertainment at your fingertips in this model. Samsung YP-R1JCS MP3/MP4 Player is a slim and stylish looking model with loaded features that gives you endless entertainment in the go. Letting you maintaining your...

Along with these are the multi language support, resume function and the book mark functions adds up value to its utility. The included accessories on purchase of Samsung YP-R1JCS 8GB MP3/MP4 Player are the earphones, USB cable and the quick start guide.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Alun Taylor (

Samsung YP-R1 16GB PMP


A cracking little device that packs high quality video playback into a credit card-sized package.

There is a lot to like about the R1. Video playback is, by some margin, the best we have come across on a device with a screen smaller than 3in, while the sound quality is up to Samsung's usual very high standards. While there are 8GB and 32GB models...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : electricpig (

Samsung YP-R1 review


If you want BBC iPlayer on a nano-sized PMP, the Samsung R1 is worth a look

Lovely build, video support is strong

Samsung's Beat DJ software returns

Nov, 2009

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Samsung YP-R1 get first unboxing, approving review


You should already be familiar with (or able to guess) the YP-R1's specs and pricing, so we'll just head straight to the good stuff. Our colleagues at MovePlay...

Aug, 2009

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Good value touch-screen media player


A good value versatile music and video player that is comfortable with a wide range of media files.

Jun, 2010

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