The Zebmate 75 Unique belongs to the premium range of portable media players (PMP) from Zebronics. The PMP gets its name from the fact that it gives 75 hours of continuous audio playback
. Apart from serving as a regular media player, Zebronics has packed into the Zebmate 75 a host of other features that make it a must-have gadget. These include FM Radio and Transmitter, eBook Reader, and a built-in Hi-Fi Microphone
for recording purposes.
This portable media player from Zebronics
has a simple, elegant design and is very user friendly. Weighing just 26 g with dimensions of 70.5 x 28.5 x 12.6 mm, this device is an ideal pick for joggers and walkers. Look-wise, the Zebmate 75 resembles a USB stick, albeit a little bigger in size.
On the front side of the player is a 1-inch color LCD screen with 128 x 64 pixels resolution. The display interface is simple to follow having options like Now Playing, Record, FM, FM Transmitter, eBook, Resource Manager and Settings. The background of the screen is blue with white fonts make it easy to read even in sunlight. The device screen offers readability in the horizontal direction only.
Moving on to the control buttons of the Zebmate 75 Unique, the main navigation button of the PMP is positioned just below the display screen. Pressing the center key of the metallic circular button will lead you to the main menu of the player. The volume controls marked as + and -, are placed on the right and left of the main menu button. On the top and bottom of the main navigation button, are the keys that let you move forward or back in the track list.
The bottom edge of the Zebronics PMP has a mini USB slot, while the top side has a slot for wrist strap that gives you the convenience of carrying the player around. The panel on the right edge of the Zebmate 75 houses a number of buttons including Hold, Repeat and Play/Pause. On the left edge is the slot for inserting your headphones.
Battery and Storage
The Zebmate 75 Unique PMP comes in the capacity of 4 GB
, allowing you to house around 1,000 songs
. The player offers 75 hours of playing time, in MP3 format, playing at not more than 128 Kbps, with the display switched off.
Apart from supporting the usual audio file formats like MP3, WMA, WAV, APE
, the Zebmate 75 also supports playback in FLAC format
. The Zebronics PMP comes with 7 preset equalizers
that include Natural, Pop, Rock, Classic, Jazz, Soft and Dynamic Bass Boost. The connectivity options of the Zebmate 75
are headphone jack and mini USB port. The latter can be used for transferring content from other devices and also charging.