KNC Bares the HR-2800 UberPMP

KNC HR-2800 UberPMP

Ed the Photographer would be in gadget heaven if this KNC HR-2800 portable media player works as advertised.

Look at the specs: 400mHz CPU, 3.6-inch LCD screen with its own GUI. It plays MPEG4, AVI, DivX and XviD video formats. It plays music too: in MP3 and FLAC audio formats. Look at the price: $127. Where can you find a PMP at that price today?

For Ed the Photographer, the HR-2800 is a picture viewer too so he can store and view the tons of pictures he has accumulated. Don’t worry that its internal memory is only 1GB (skimpy by today’s measure), there’s an empty SD slot somewhere in this device so you can add more storage.

But wait there’s more: the HR-2800 also has a built-in 1.3-megapixel camera, in case something comes up while you’re playing games on its NES/GBA emulator.

Don’t get too excited though. The HR-2800 has just been launched in China by a company called KNC. It may take a while before Gadget Joe in the US can lay his hands on this beauty.


Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.