For music lovers, the quest to find awesome sound quality never ends. And just because you're listening to music on the elevator at work, while shopping at the corner grocery store or during your morning commute, doesn't mean you have to sacrifice that superior sound quality. Sony has you covered with a wide range of High-Resolution Audio products for every occasion and location. Here's a list of High-Resolution Audio gadgets that'll fit your unique lifestyle — whether you're hosting a big event or party, sweating it out at the gym or serving up an intimate dinner party with friends.
If you're looking for superb audio gadgets that will fit your lifestyle, check out these High-Resolution Audio products.
Great Sound for Entertaining at Home
HAP-S1/S High-Resolution Player + SS-HA1/B Speakers
HAP-S1/S High-Resolution Music Player Top Features:
Great sound quality: Playback of DSD and the full range of high-resolution file formats
Storage capacity: 500 GB of internal storage
Wired or wireless file transfer: The ability to transfer audio files from your computer via Ethernet or wireless connection
Software control: Download the dedicated HDD Audio Remote app to control your listening experience
SS-HA1/B Speaker System Top Features:
Sound-dedicated design: 13 cm woofer with dual layer design and front and top-mounted super tweeters
Great sound quality: High frequency dispersion and minimum diffraction
Looks sleek: Speakers housed in an aluminum cabinet
Why It's Perfect for Hosting: Planning a party requires meeting obligations and paying attention to the details. Playing the right music (with awesome sound quality) for your party is easy with the combination of the HAP-S1/S and the SS-HA1/B speaker system. Effortlessly add songs to your music player with a wireless connection to your computer. Feel the need to change the music to match the tone of the party? Just pull out your smartphone with the installed HDD Audio Remote to change the song from anywhere in your house. And rest assured that whatever music you play, the SS-HA1/B speaker system will make it sound flawless.
Audio Products for Exercising at the Gym
NWZ-A17 Walkman® + XBA-H3 In-Ear Headphones
NWZ-A17 Walkman® Portable Music Player Top Features:
Store hundreds of High-Resolution Audio songs: 64 GB of internal memory and a built-in memory card slot for up to 128 GB of additional storage
Superior sound quality: Supports High-Resolution Audio playback of WAV, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC and more
Exceptional battery life: Up to 30 hours of High-Resolution Audio playback
Stream music wirelessly: Bluetooth® and NFC connections, compatible with XBA-H3
XBA-H3 In-Ear Headphones Top Features:
Premium sound: HD Hybrid 3-way Driver for deep bass and radiant musical detail
Beat Response Control: Perfect for today's music genres, a special acoustic design helps control airflow and diaphragm movement for tight, deep bass response
Vibration Suppression Housing: Provides smooth frequency response and clear mid-high range sound reproduction
Customized fit: Secure and custom fit with easily adjusted ear hanger along with Hybrid Silicone Earbuds in 3 sizes to provide a precise fit
*If you prefer over-the-ear headphones or cannot find the XBA-H3 headphones in a store near you, the MDR-1A High-Resolution Audio headphones are also a great choice for working out in. They feature a sound reproduction of up to 100 kHz and ergonomic ear pads for powerful response and long-term comfort.
Why It's Perfect for Working Out: When you're at the gym, you want to focus on improving your physical fitness, and playing music with the great audio quality can help motivate you. The NWZ-A17 Walkman® has plenty of room to store your workout playlist and get you to run that extra mile. The XBA-H3 headphones will allow you to immerse yourself in your workout with noise isolating earbuds and a tangle-proof cord that lets you move with ease.
Audio Products for Hosting a Dinner Party
SRS-X88 Bluetooth® Speaker + NWZ-ZX2 Walkman®
SRS-X88 Bluetooth® Speaker Top Features:
More stunning realism: S-Master HX™ digital amp technology, developed for High-Resolution Audio, reduces distortion and noise across a wide frequency range—for rich, full-bodied sound
Music enriched: The DSEE HX™ upscales your existing music to near high-resolution sound quality, and makes you feel as if you are really there at the recording studio or concert
Listen loud and clear: ClearAudio+™ optimizes audio so you hear all your music with clarity and separation
High-quality wireless listening: new LDAC audio technology from Sony allows you to enjoy high-quality wireless audio via Bluetooth®
NW-ZX2 Walkman® Portable Music Player Top Features:
Store hundreds of High-Resolution Audio songs: 128 GB of internal memory
Great sound quality: Supports high-resolution playback DSD, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, MP3 and WMA files
Superb battery life: Up to 33 hours of high-resolution playback on a single charge
High-quality wireless streaming: Provides top wireless Bluetooth® music streaming with Sony's new audio technology LDAC™