Walkman archive

  • Sony unveils two new Android Walkmans due out 19 October
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    Sony unveils two new Android Walkmans due out 19 October

    By 25 September 2013

    The Sony Walkman NW-ZX1 and NW-F880 have just been announced by Sony Japan. The NW-ZX1 is a premium Android MP3 player while the NW-F880 comes in three colours. Both devices run on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, sport 4-inch 480 x 854 Triluminous screens and...

  • Sony introduces 3-in-1 Walkman WH Series wireless headphones-cum-MP3-player that turns into loudspeakers
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    Sony introduces 3-in-1 Walkman WH Series wireless headphones-cum-MP3-player that turns into loudspeakers

    By 12 September 2013

    Sony has just pumped new life into the good old Walkman name with the WH Series of headphones. These 3-in-1 Walkmans can be used as wireless headphones, speakers, or MP3 players. The Walkman NWZ-WH505 comes with 16GB storage to act as a totally independent...

  • Sony Walkman E470 brings a touch of colour to your audio experience
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    Sony Walkman E470 brings a touch of colour to your audio experience

    By 19 July 2012

    Sony has unveiled a colourful range of MP3 players as it looks to introduce its Walkman range to a younger audience. With a waistline of just 7mm, the Sony Walkman E470 Series is available in six colours: red, bronze, lime green, turquoise, pink and black...

  • Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board
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    Sony Walkman F800 arrives armed with Ice Cream Sandwich on board

    By 18 July 2012

    Sony is providing an Ice Cream Sandwich experience without the need of a smartphone or tablet device. The Sony F800 Walkman is an MP3 that also has access to compatible apps from the Google Play Store.  Available with 8GB, 16GB and 32GB memory storage,...

  • Sony bass boosting Walkman B170 coming in February
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    Sony bass boosting Walkman B170 coming in February

    By 20 January 2012

    Sony has updated its dinky B160 Walkman with a new design and different colour options. Called, unsurprisingly, the Walkman B170, the new device also features the Bass Boost button and a belt clip for joggers, and the company's "three minute charge for...

  • Sony announces Z series Android-powered Walkman
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    Sony announces Z series Android-powered Walkman

    By 10 January 2012

    We first got our hands on Sony's Walkman prototype at IFA in 2011. But at this year's CES the company has finally announced an expected retail date, and estimated US pricing. The Z100 players come in three capacities, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. They should...

  • Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman pictures and hands-on
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    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,...

  • Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman pictures and hands-on
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    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...

  • Android Sony Walkman prototype gets IFA showing
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    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...

  • Sony Walkman A, S, E and W series MP3 players announced
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    Sony Walkman A, S, E and W series MP3 players announced

    By 27 July 2011

    Sony has only gone and launched an entirely new Walkman lineup, adding four brand spanking new MP3 players to its audio range.  The Walkman quartet all boast their own unique features, with things like touch screens and water-resistance setting them...

  • Sony unveils wall-mountable CMT-CX5 hi-fi system
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    Sony unveils wall-mountable CMT-CX5 hi-fi system

    By 14 July 2011

    Sony is keeping it slick with its ultra-slim wall mountable CMT-CX5 audio system. The idea is that you can either stick the box on the wall or use it as a conventional player on a desktop or shelves.  Included in the package is something called Dynamic...

  • Sony Walkman NWZ-B162 review
    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...

  • The Sony Walkman (1979-2010)
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    The Sony Walkman (1979-2010)

    By 25 October 2010

    Born into a technology world dominated by brands from Europe and the West, the Walkman could scarcely dream of the rollercoaster life of fame, stardom and eventual obsolescence that awaited it. The Walkman, who has died today after a long battle with...

  • Sony NWZ-A845 Walkman review
    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...

  • Feel like Snake with this Metal Gear Solid Sony Walkman
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    Feel like Snake with this Metal Gear Solid Sony Walkman

    By 12 May 2010

    Ahead of the PSP launch of Konami's Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker next month, Sony has announced a limited edition, camouflage-tastic version of its all-in-one W252 Walkman. The W252 is also water resistant, so that means it won't let you down if you're...

  • Sony Ericsson announces Zylo and Spiro handsets
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    Sony Ericsson announces Zylo and Spiro handsets

    By 13 April 2010

    Sony Ericsson has unveiled a pair of Walkman handsets that'll be arriving this autumn. There's the Sony Ericsson Zylo, and the Sony Ericsson Spiro. Both lie firmly in feature-phone territory, but offer a range of options to music fans and social networking...

  • Sony unveils Walkman A845, B150 and W250
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    Sony unveils Walkman A845, B150 and W250

    By 12 April 2010

    Sony has announced a small pile of Walkmans that it'll be bringing to market within the next few months. They come in a variety of form factors, from the standard slab to a weird heard-shaped Bluetooth model. There's the A845, the B150 and the W250. Starting...

  • Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced
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    Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced

    By 5 January 2010

    Sony has announced the European launch of its slimmest ever Walkman - coming in at 7.2mm thick it's been revealed the A845 will be on shop shelves from February 2010, following its Far East launch as the A840. Weighing in at 62 grams, the player offers...

  • VIDEO: Ties made from tape cassettes still play audio
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    VIDEO: Ties made from tape cassettes still play audio

    By 29 October 2009

    Alyce Santoro and Julio Cesar offer men's ties made from recycled cassette tapes. Rather than just offering retro - and eco - appeal, the ties have a very unusual feature. Made from 50% tape cassette tape and 50% polyester thread, it seems the tape retains...

  • Hannah Montana E-series Sony Walkman
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    Hannah Montana E-series Sony Walkman

    By 8 October 2009

    When we clapped eyes on this Hannah Montana special edition of the Sony Walkman E-series Walkman, we knew it was something we had to get our grubby hands on. Sony has partnered with Disney to bring out this limited edition Hannah Montana MP3 player in...

  • VIDEO: Sony unveils NW-A840 Walkman
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    VIDEO: Sony unveils NW-A840 Walkman

    By 16 September 2009

    Sony Japan has unveiled an update to its A-Series line of Walkman MP3 players - the NW-A840. It joins the B-, E- X- and S-series players, but offers storage capacities of up to 64GB and a 2.8-inch WQVGA OLED display. It has a thickness of 7.2mm, and -...

  • Sony Ericsson promises
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    Sony Ericsson promises

    By 15 September 2009

    Sony Ericsson is the latest company mercilessly teasing press and consumers with a product launch, as a new teaser page has gone live over at putyourearsincontrol.com. "Come back here on the 21st of September to see how the way you listen to music changes...

  • Sony Ericsson W395  review
    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...

  • Sony Ericsson offers Ed Hardy-themed W595 Walkman
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    Sony Ericsson offers Ed Hardy-themed W595 Walkman

    By 7 September 2009

    A special edition version of the Sony Ericsson W595, that celebrates the work of renowned tattoo artist Ed Hardy, will soon be available exclusively from the Carphone Warehouse. The Ed Hardy handset is covered in 15 tattoo inspired motifs based on street...

  • Sony launches ICF-C8WM alarm clock
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    Sony launches ICF-C8WM alarm clock

    By 2 September 2009

    Sony has launched a clock radio which also doubles up as a charger for your Sony gadgets. Eschewing the current trend towards wireless power induction charging, it's a defiantly plugged-in affair, but could prove useful for people with Walkman phones...