There aren’t many portable media players being made these days as compared to couple of year back because in the current era of smartphones and tablets, who needs to carry additional gadgets when they can listen to music on their phones as well. In Contrast to this, iRiver P8 has been unveiled in Russia and for those who have no idea what this is, the iRiver P8 is a portable media player (PMP) with a 5-inch screen that can playback videos in 800 x 480 resolution. The iRiver R8 is available in 8GB and 16GB versions with of course a microSD card slot to further increase its storage. It can playback videos up to 9 hours and music up to 40 hours which is quite handy. The iRiver P8 supports plenty of media formats and it even has a mono speaker along with stereo headphone jack. It only weighs 227 g. There has been no information on price and exact release date of the iRiver P8 portable media player.