Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones

    Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman pictures and hands-on

    By 8 September 2011

    Walkman has landed on Android in the form of the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman. It’s an Android 2.3 device, compact, but not the sexiest phone that Sony Ericsson make, an accolade we give to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S. With a 3.2-inch screen,...

  • Phones

    Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman pictures and hands-on

    By 8 September 2011

    Nestled in Sony Ericsson’s feature phone past is a rich history of Walkman devices, some good, some bad, all purporting to offer enhanced music features, something that many phones will now offer you.  The Mix Walkman is a Walkman feature phone and...

  • Audio

    Android Sony Walkman prototype gets IFA showing

    By 5 September 2011

    Sony showed off a Walkman Mobile Entertainment Player on its stand at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. It was quickly pointed out to us that this was a prototype, but we can see where Sony are headed with this one, and that’s straight up...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Sony Walkman NWZ-B162 review

    By 24 June 2011

    With the whole tech world constantly banging on about the iPod, sometimes it's easy to forget that there are other big-name brands who also make portable music players. Sony has a long history in personal audio, and still uses the Walkman brand that it...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman review

    By 15 October 2010

    Sony's current range of Walkman MP3 players caters for everyone, from true music buffs to kids and karaoke fans (you can read our review of the Karaoke-equipped NWZ-E453 here). The NWZ-A845 is Sony's flagship model and is also the Japanese technology...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W395 review

    By 9 September 2009

    The Sony Ericsson W395 is a traditional slider handset, the type that Sony Ericsson have been rolling out for years. It is pitched towards the entry-level end of the market, and the spec sheet reveals this, with some features ominously missing. The handset...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W995 review

    By 8 June 2009

    The Sony Ericsson W995 is a slider measuring 97.0 x 49.0 x 15.0mm, lovingly finished with a screen bezel and back in brushed metal, giving it an industrial look and feel. This isn't a minimalist handset by any measure: it has chrome detailing on the ends...

  • Audio 0 out of 5

    Sony X-Series Walkman MP3 player - First Look review

    By 14 May 2009

    Ah, the battle of good and evil; one competing brand against another is always a good sign when it comes to gadgets because it normally works out in the favour of us, the consumers. But can the Walkman X-Series really be any better than the iPod touch?...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W705 review

    By 7 May 2009

    Announced at the European MTV awards at the tail end of last year and for the only reason that they needed something to announce, the Sony Ericsson Walkman W705 has only recently found its way to be included in a network's portfolio. There are a plethora...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W980 mobile phone review

    By 6 October 2008

    The Sony Ericsson W980 brings many of the design features found on other Walkman handsets and puts the full clout of the phone company behind them. So how does it fare? An unmistakable Sony Ericsson design, this is a fairly large phone, resulting in a...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W760i mobile phone review

    By 14 August 2008

    It seems Sony Ericsson offers more Walkman handsets than we've had hot dinners, so is the W760i the handset for you? We get listening and calling to find out. The new W760 slider is the latest Walkman handset and was announced at the same time as the...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W380i mobile phone review

    By 7 August 2008

    Another day, another Walkman handset, so why does Sony Ericsson believe the W380i is the handset to own? We make some calls to find out. The W380i sits at the budget end of the Walkman range and offers a set of basic, but adequate, features to get your...

  • Phones 3 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W350i mobile phone review

    By 5 August 2008

    The Sony Ericsson W350i is instantly recognisable because of the strength of the marketing behind it. But should you consider getting one? We find out. The W350 comes under the Walkman banner so has a strong focus on music, but has a somewhat gawky design....

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Sony NZW-A826 Walkman MP3 player review

    By 27 May 2008

    Sony likes to adopt a bit of an elitist approach to the MP3 player market, refusing to bother itself with fancy extras like games, voice recorders and FM radios, but focusing instead on audio quality and getting the most from your music. It’s kind of...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Sony Ericsson W890i mobile phone review

    By 7 April 2008

    The advance of the Walkman army continues unabated with the W890i, a 3G phone that packs a great range of features into a small form factor. But is this little phone worthy of your attention? We give you the low down. Measuring 104 x 47 x 10mm, the W890i...