Today, at London, Sony announced the latest addition to its popular family of Sony WALKMAN MP3 players.
With quick-charge functionality giving three hours of battery life in just three minutes, the new Sony WALKMAN models offer one of the fastest battery recharges on the market. The Sony WALKMAN range also boasts an unrivalled playback facility with 28 hours playback when using the ATRAC3 format and 27 hours with MP3, using the internal Lithium-ion rechargeable battery. All this are accurate when the user listen to ATRAC at 132Kbps and the equalizer is not in use.
Here is what Sony has to offer:
- Six eye-catching color choices
- Compatible with MP3, ATRAC & unsecured WMA
- 3 capacities: 512MB, 1GB, 2GB
- Optional FM tuner for 512MB & 1GB
- Quick-charge gives three hours battery life from 3 minute charge
- Direct USB connection
- Bundled SonicStage 3.4 music management software
But let’s take it step by step:
The slimline WALKMAN builds on the design success of its predecessors by providing a compact polycarbonate “stick” in a range of vibrant colors (pink, blue, silver, violet, black, and lime green).
The Sony WALKMAN is compatible with most commonly used digital music formats like MP3, ATRAC and unsecured WMA files. It offers easy download capabilities by direct connection through the USB port. Each player comes with the latest SonicStage 3.4 software version for easy music management and transfer of listeners’ favorite tracks.
The new Sony has built-in flash memory, with models ranging in capacity from 512MB to 1GB and 2GB. This series enhances the existing range of Sony WALKMAN MP3 players providing unsurpassed sound quality in an easy-to- use, stylish device. It offers high-speed transfer capability via the direct USB plug, and thanks to Sony ATRAC compression technology, the player offers maximum storage of up to 90 CDs for the 2GB model, 45 CDs for the 1GB and 22 CDs for the 512MB at 48kbps.
“With the WALKMAN, we are offering owners a winning combination of style, ease of use and functionality. With pioneering Sony quick-charge technology, music lovers can charge their WALKMAN MP3 player for three hours continuous playback in the time it takes to play just one track. This MP3 player is the must-have for music-lovers on the go.” — Jeffry Van Ede (Vice-President, Sony Europe)