Walkman-based Sony Xperia Z4 Music Rumored To Be In The Works

Many years ago in the age of the feature phone, Sony had launched a Walkman-specific phone where the emphasis was placed on the music playback capabilities. However once Sony entered into the smartphone market, the distinction was lost. However according to new rumors, Sony could be thinking about launching a Walkman-based smartphone in the near future.The device has been tentatively dubbed the Sony Xperia Z4 Music. Presumably this is a […]


Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 Promises High-Resolution Audio Playback

Sony has launched a new product for audiophiles here at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas. Its actually a successor to the Sony Walkman NW-ZX1, the high-resolution audio compatible media player which was initially launched in Japan only. The company has built up on that device to show its work on the “continuous refinement in high audio quality technologies.”


Sony Walkman NWZ-A17 Is Aimed At The Audiophile

There are a couple of different things that determines how good your listening experience to your songs will be. For starters it will be the file itself. Many audiophiles prefer formats such as FLAC over compressed formats like MP3. Next would be your speakers or headphones as higher quality speakers/headphones will be able to deliver a better experience. There is also the media player which is used to play the […]


Sony Walkman NWZ-WS610: Look Ma, No Hands!

It is comforting to know that Sony did not throw away the Walkman name, never mind the fact that audio cassettes have been obsolete for the longest time already despite being the Walkman’s claim to fame all those years ago. Well, things have taken a digital slant these days, and here we are with word that the waterproof Sony Walkman NWZ-WS610 has just been announced.


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Sony Updates Walkman, Movies And Album Apps

There is nothing quite like a software update to make sure that your app remains up to date, and is able to keep up with the Joneses, or for the more pioneering updates, it would set the pace for the rest of the following pack. Well, the Walkman name under Sony’s banner might be very different from the hardware that we have seen in the 1980s and early 1990s – […]


Drinkman – an old school Walkman inspired hip flask

You know the effects of beer goggles? Well, it is safe to assume that the 1980s audio icon from Sony, the Walkman, might have reached the end of the road for a fair number of years already, but that does not mean it no longer has any relevance in our society. No sir, in fact, fans of the Sony Walkman (which has since seen a mini resurgence in the form […]


Sony announces thinnest Walkman to date

While the portable media player market might be dominated by the iPod and iPod touch, there are still plenty of choices when it comes to picking out devices from other companies. One such company would be Sony, which not too long ago revamped its Walkman brand with the introduction of Android-based portable media players. Now it looks like the company is trying to push the bar with its thinnest Walkman […]


Sony Z-1000 Walkman hits the FCC

Looking forward to Sony’s upcoming Walkman refresh? It looks like we won’t have to wait for too long. According to reports online, the NW-Z1000 recently paid a visit to the FCC so it should be arriving in the US pretty soon. Like the Samsung Galaxy WiFi, the Sony NW-Z1000 Walkman is an Android-powered device that does everything but regular phone calls and texts.The NW-Z1000 features a 4.3″ WVGA (800 x […]


Sony Meb Keflezighi NWZ-W262 Walkman MP3 player for runners

If you love the feeling of running, having all the wind run through your hair while you lengthen your stride in order to catch up with whoever is in front of you, then we bring you good news from Sony – as they have just announced their special edition Meb Keflezighi NWZ-W262 Walkman MP3 player that is the same make as the lightweight, water-resistant W260 model (that you can see […]


Music Unlimited on select Sony Walkman MP3 players

Own a Sony Walkman that is of the modern variety? Yes, I’m talking about the ones that play your favorite tunes from an MP3 format instead of using the old school cassette tape. Well, if you so happen to be rocking to the Walkman NWZ-A860, S760BT and E460 models, then you will be pleased to note that Music Unlimited will support these three models.All you need to do is download […]


Sony debuts Walkman prototype running Android

With Apple’s iPod touch running on iOS, Sony has decided to debut something similar with their Walkman prototype which will be running on Android. Based on the photo above we can’t help but feel that it’s reminiscent of the Sony Ericsson Xperia series of Android handsets, but it’s a design that works so why not keep it, right?


Sony releases new Walkman PMPs

While the original Walkman might be dead, the brand name still lives on. Sony has just announced new additions to its Walkman portable media player line up: the A860, S760 and the E460. All three models come with a sleek, curvaceous new design, and are touted to have a generous battery life for longer listening. Best of all, they support easy drag-and-drop for transferring music through the use of iTunes […]


Sony NWZ-W260 Sports Walkman has an MP3 player built into its headphones

If you’re looking for a pair of headphones and an MP3 player to accompany you during your workouts at the gym, then perhaps Sony’s latest offering of the water-resistant Sony NWZ-W260 Sports Walkman might be something you could check out. What makes this so unique over other “sporty” headphones is that it does away with the need for a separate MP3 player as the player is built into the headphones […]


Sony to kill off the MiniDisc Walkman in September

We all said goodbye to Sony’s cassette Walkmans last year, and it looks like we’ll be saying farewell to another legacy format later this year. It has been reported by The Nikkei, a Japanese business daily, that Sony plans to pull the plug on the MiniDisc Walkman. It’s been about 19 years since the introduction of the first MiniDisc Walkman in 1992, and while it didn’t take over the music […]