Best Waterproof MP3 Players

Updated February 2019
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Waterproof MP3 players offer a solution for those who want to hang near the water while continuing to listen to quality audio. Most waterproof MP3 players are compact and portable so they can accommodate situations like swimming or water training. You’ll typically find them without digital faces or screens because that means there are fewer parts that can be affected by water. Be mindful of waterproof headphones that claim to stream audio or Bluetooth while underwater as even a few inches of water will degrade the high wireless frequencies used to connect and/or transmit audio.

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