There are have other alternative in choosing portable mp3 player than the iPod and iTouch. The alternative is Sony OLED Walkman.
OLED Sony Walkman is now already available for pre-order on Amazon UK. The Available type are NWZ-X1050B 16GB and NWZ-X1060B 32GB. For 16 GB is sold at $308 and the 32GB capacity is sold at $ 407.
seems it can also be a good choice , This Sony Walkman OLED :)