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Walkman® goes wireless

Press release   •   Aug 31, 2011 16:30 CEST

  • Walkman® NWZ-S760 series: slim and stylish with high quality sound, Bluetooth® wireless experience, long 50hr battery life
  • Walkman® NWZ-E460 series: colourful design with superior sound and rich bass, long 50hr battery life plus fun Karaoke and lyrics display
  • Walkman® NWZ-W260 series: water-resistant2, wire-free, washable3, wearable– and lighter than ever with new comfort fit
  • Music Unlimited to be available on Walkman NWZ-A860, S760 and E460

Treat yourself to a richer, more satisfying soundtrack with this season’s Walkman® line-up. From the superlative audio quality of Walkman® A860 series to the colourful looks and fun features of Walkman® E460 series, you’ll find the perfect MP3 or video MP3 player from Sony.

The new
Taking premium sound to new heights, the beautiful Walkman® A860 is loaded with five Clear Audio Technologies. New-generation S-Master MX digital amplifier technology by Sony reduces noise levels and distortion still further, ensuring that your favourite tunes sound better than ever.

The generously-sized 2.8” LCD touch-screen gives a superb view of your photos, videos and album artwork. Together with an intuitive new interface, the big, bright screen makes fingertip browsing through your personal content collection even more satisfying.

Legendary sound is assured by four Clear Audio Technologies (Clear Bass, Clear Stereo, DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine), EX headphones). You’ll enjoy listening for longer with a generous battery life of 50hrs (audio)6 / 10hrs (video)7.

A perfect partner for other compatible Walkman® models, the MDR-NWBT10 Bluetooth® headphones comes as an optional accessory and offers superb wire-free sound. Charge the headphone’s battery via your PC or directly from Walkman®, then enjoy up to 4 hours of listening. Fingertip controls allow fumble-free adjustment of volume and play/pause/previous/next track selection, even when Walkman® itself is buried deep in a pocket or bag.

Also available, the NWZ-S763BT Bluetooth® headphone bundle model comes supplied with MDR-NWBT10 headphones. These allow easy wireless listening without the need for users to set up Bluetooth® device ‘pairing’ between MP3 player and headphones.

New EX headphones plus Clear Audio Technologies by Sony (Clear Bass, Clear Stereo and DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) to enhance the quality of compressed audio files) ensure high quality Walkman® sound. Battery life is a generous 50hr (audio)6/10hr (video)7, giving plenty of stamina for that lengthy flight, daily commute or weekends away.

Supplied Content Transfer software simplifies drag-and-drop file from your PC or iTunes library4.

A quick 3-minute charge provides enough power for 60 minutes of listening time, while a fully-charged battery gives up to 8 hours9 of uninterrupted listening– enough for the longest workout.

ZAPPIN™ song search technology lets you browse quickly through all your music, previewing a snatch of each track without fiddly searches through menus or playlists.

Find out more about Walkman W Series

The new Walkman® range of MP3 and video MP3 players is available from end August 2011.