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WALKMAN® WITH HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

Full Specifications and Features

Starting at

$429.99

2 Models
2 Models

Size & Weight

Size & Weight

Power

Power

Storage Media

Connectivity

Connectivity

Connectivity

Connectivity

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Software

Footnotes

What's In The Box

Colour Options

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Weight

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

Charging Time (full charge)

Memory Size

USB Connection

WM-PORT

Wireless Capabilities

Input and Output Terminals

Display Resolution

Display Type

Screen Size (inch)

MP3

WMA (DRM)

AAC-LC (Non-DRM)

Linear PCM

Photo Formats

MPEG4

WMV 9

FM Tuner

Sound Effects

Audio Formats

Video Formats

System Requirements

Digital Noise Cancelling

32GB
NW-A26HN
32GB 
NW-A26HN

What's In The Box

  • Clip (for headphones)
  • Earbuds (1 set)
  • Headphones (1) MDR-NW750N or MDR-NW750NE
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • USB cable

Colour Options

redpinkgreenbluegrayblack

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  • 4.4 x 10.9 x 0.9 cm

Weight

  • 66 g

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

  • 30 hours (Hi-Res Audio)
  • 50 hours (MP3)

Charging Time (full charge)

  • 4 hours

Memory Size

  • 32GB

USB Connection

  • YES

WM-PORT

  • YES

Wireless Capabilities

  • Bluetooth®
  • NFC

Input and Output Terminals

  • Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)
  • microSDHC
  • microSD slot
  • microSDXC
  • Stereo mini-jack
  • WM-PORT

Display Resolution

  • 320 x 240 (QVGA), 262,144 colours

Display Type

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight

Screen Size (inch)

  • 2.2" (5.6 cm)

MP3

  • YES

WMA (DRM)

  • YES

AAC-LC (Non-DRM)

  • YES

Linear PCM

  • YES

Photo Formats

  • JPEG
  • PNG

MPEG4

  • YES

WMV 9

  • YES

FM Tuner

  • YES

Sound Effects

  • ClearAudio+
  • Clear Bass
  • Clear Phase
  • DSEE HX
  • Dynamic Normalizer
  • Equaliser (5 band)
  • VPT(Studio/Club/Concert Hall/Matrix)

Audio Formats

  • AAC (Non-DRM)
  • AIFF
  • ALAC
  • FLAC
  • HE-AAC
  • Linear PCM
  • MP3
  • MP4
  • WMA (Non-DRM)

Video Formats

  • AVC (H.264/AVC)
  • MPEG4
  • WMV 9

System Requirements

  • Mac OS® X (v10.6 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows® 8
  • Windows Vista® (SP2 or later)
  • Windows® 7 (SP1 or later)

Digital Noise Cancelling

  • Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus/Train, Aeroplane, Office
64GB
NW-A27HN
64GB 
NW-A27HN

What's In The Box

  • Clip (for headphones)
  • Earbuds (1 set)
  • Headphones (1) MDR-NW750N or MDR-NW750NE
  • Instruction Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • USB cable

Colour Options

silverblack

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  • 4.4 x 10.9 x 0.9 cm

Weight

  • 66 g

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

  • 30 hours (Hi-Res Audio)
  • 50 hours (MP3)

Charging Time (full charge)

  • 4 hours

Memory Size

  • 64GB

USB Connection

  • YES

WM-PORT

  • YES

Wireless Capabilities

  • Bluetooth®
  • NFC

Input and Output Terminals

  • Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)
  • microSDHC
  • microSD slot
  • microSDXC
  • Stereo mini-jack
  • WM-PORT

Display Resolution

  • 320 x 240 (QVGA), 262,144 colours

Display Type

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight

Screen Size (inch)

  • 2.2" (5.6 cm)

MP3

  • YES

WMA (DRM)

  • YES

AAC-LC (Non-DRM)

  • YES

Linear PCM

  • YES

Photo Formats

  • JPEG
  • PNG

MPEG4

  • YES

WMV 9

  • YES

FM Tuner

  • YES

Sound Effects

  • ClearAudio+
  • Clear Bass
  • Clear Phase
  • DSEE HX
  • Dynamic Normalizer
  • Equaliser (5 band)
  • VPT(Studio/Club/Concert Hall/Matrix)

Audio Formats

  • AAC (Non-DRM)
  • AIFF
  • ALAC
  • FLAC
  • HE-AAC
  • Linear PCM
  • MP3
  • MP4
  • WMA (Non-DRM)

Video Formats

  • AVC (H.264/AVC)
  • MPEG4
  • WMV 9

System Requirements

  • Mac OS® X (v10.6 or later)
  • Microsoft Windows® 8
  • Windows Vista® (SP2 or later)
  • Windows® 7 (SP1 or later)

Digital Noise Cancelling

  • Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus/Train, Aeroplane, Office

Features

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High-Resolution Audio for uncompromised sound

Experience digital music to the fullest with High-Resolution Audio. By capturing music at a higher rate than CD, increasing both audio samples per second and the bit-rate accuracy of each sample, High-Resolution Audio offers an uncompromised rendition of an artist’s music. Savour every breath and subtle movement for a truly emotional experience.

Noise Cancelling headphones put your music centre-stage

The NW-A20 series includes exclusive Noise Cancelling headphones , so you can shut out the sounds of the world around you. Choose from a number of settings, depending on your environment, and immerse yourself deeper into the music as Noise Cancelling offsets ambient noise, for a more engaging listening experience.

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DSEE HX restores your music files

Go beyond CD quality. DSEE HX builds on our proprietary DSEE technology, upscaling compressed audio files to a level that’s closer to High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the subtleties of the original recording that are lost during the compression process, DSEE HX delivers a rich, studio-quality audio experience for all your music.

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S-Master HX digital amplifier: utmost sonic purity

Enjoy the best High-Resolution Audio experience with the S-Master HX digital amplifier. Using a simplified and fully digital signal path, S-Master HX reproduces the subtleties and wide frequency range of high resolution formats. Unlike conventional amplifiers, it maintains the digital signal until right before the speaker output, eliminating distortion — for High-Resolution Audio, just as the artist intended.

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ClearAudio+ enriches your music

Unique to Sony, ClearAudio+ automatically adjusts sound settings for an enriching listening experience. By bringing together expertise in digital signal processing technologies, ClearAudio+ is able to optimise audio formats to deliver a consistently clear, high-quality sound, whatever music you’re into.

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Highest quality Bluetooth streaming: LDAC

Developed by Sony, the Bluetooth® LDAC codec takes your music streaming to a new level. It supports up to three times greater bitrate than typical Bluetooth® streaming. 96 kHz sampling rates and more efficient coding for CD-quality wireless sound.

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One-touch listening to play instant music

NFC (Near Field Communication) technology removes the need for wired connections and complex setup sequences. Simply touch your NFC-enabled smartphone or other device* to the on-body N-mark and start your music. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually in Bluetooth® settings. *See compatible devices

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Improved battery life for longer listening

Never run out of power when you're on the move. The NW-A20 holds enough charge for up to 50 hours of MP3 playback, or up to 30 hours of High-Resolution Audio playback, so you don't have to worry about finding a charger when you're out and about.

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Multiple music formats

The NW-A20 series supports High-Resolution Audio formats as well as popular formats like MP3, WAV, AIFF, WMA, AAC, HE-ACC, FLAC, and ALAC.