Sony S-Series Walkman PMPs leak

Aug 10, 2009
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Sony's upcoming S-Series Walkman has leaked, prematurely listed at French retailer materiel.net.  Two versions of the PMP are detailed, the 8GB Sony NWZ-S544 and the 16GB NWZ-S545, each with a 16:9 aspect QVGA 2.4-inch LCD display and integrated stereo speakers.

There's also an FM radio with 30 presets, MP3, WMA and AAC support, a built-in microphone and H264/AVC, MP4 and WMV video playback at up to 30fps.  Unlike the OLED X-Series Walkman there's no WiFi, internet access or YouTube playback, but then the S-Series are meant to be a far more affordable breed of PMP.

Battery life is listed as up to 42hrs music playback or 6.5hrs video playback, and there's a nifty little stand for hands-free use.  The listings have since been pulled, but the S-Series started from €129 ($183) for the 8GB model.

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