Sony is going to release a new line-up of MP3 players - the NW-E range sources on the Internet have learnt.

According to Sony Insider, the new models are the NWZ-E435 (2GB), NWZ-E436 (4GB), and NWZ-E438 (8GB).

Each device has a 2-inch QVGA TFT LCD screen which can display 262,144 colours.

You can play MP3, WMA, AAC and Linear PCMA files and a FM tuner is included.

For videos, you get a battery life of 7 hours and 10 minutes at 384kbps video, and 4 hours at 768kbps video.

The devices are compatible with Windows Media Player and iTunes, and transferring files is done using a drag and drop option.

We don't have pricing as yet but Sony Insider says: "Pricing should be similar to existing models of the same capacity and priced competitively".

The 2GB NWZ-E435 will be available in black or pink; the 4GB NWZ-E436 will be available in black, blue, pink or red; the 8GB NWZ-E438 will be available in black.