I think it might have been this? The Sony Walkman NW-MS70D. It's the right shape and weird controls, but I remember it being black.
@maxeddy That looks like I think exactly what it is: A MP3 player designed by a company that only knew how to do removable media
@jlendino yeah and I do remember the guy going on about how it was better than the iPod because it could use SD cards.
Then he used my 3rd gen iPod for 10 minutes and admitted he was wrong.
@maxeddy I'd love to say Sony tried, but they really didn't. They stuck with their crap DRM and rootkit CDs for so long. They threw away such a huge lead from the 80s and 90s.
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