Okay so I bought this a few months back; I thought the design looked sleek, sony is a good make and the specs looked pretty good. So when it came through I was pleased with the design (although mine was the black colour scheme - purple doesnt look so nice).
But the downsides outweigh the good really; its way way too quiet, can't hear the thing over anything when I'm out! And and memory seems poorer than 1gb, I mean it seems more like half a gig till it runs out of song space. The software you have to use with it to put songs onto the player is annoying - but no more annoying than Itunes I guess.
Overall; looks nice but too quiet, okay if your only interested in using it queitly indoors (which defeats the object for me).