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CES 2009: Sony W-Series and X-Series OLED PMPs official

CES 2009: Sony W-Series and X-Series OLED PMPs official

Sony has announced the W and X-series of Walkman MP3 players, in the shape of the NWZ-W202 2GB and the NWZ-X1051 16GB and NWZ-X1061 32GB.  The former has an active headphone system with jog dial control and ZAPPIN song search, while the latter players each have a 3-inch OLED touchscreen running at WQVGA resolution.  They have integrated WiFi and can wirelessly access YouTube and download podcasts while mobile.

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Sony to debut AMOLED Touchscreen Walkman, says Sony Insider

Sony to debut AMOLED Touchscreen Walkman, says Sony Insider

The Walkman was a household name back in the good old days; I got my share of Walkman in tape, optical disk but somehow never longed for an MP3 version. I wonder it has anything to do with the iPod? Nearly 30 years of carrying the brand “Walkman”, Sony preps to launch its most advanced and feature-rich Walkman Music player ever at the coming CES 2009.

Sony Ericsson W705 Walkman phone & MBS-900 Bluetooth speaker

Sony Ericsson W705 Walkman phone & MBS-900 Bluetooth speaker

Sony Ericsson have announced its new W705 Walkman phone, together with the MBS-900 Bluetooth 2.1 speaker.  The W705 is a UMTS/HSPA 900/2100 slider with DLNA-compliant WiFi, shake control, a 2.4-inch display and a 3.2-megapixel camera.  It comes complete with a 4GB memory card, supports SE's Clear Bass and Clear Stereo audio DSP systems, and has Bluetooth to stream music either to headphones or to the MBS-900.

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Sony S-Series Walkman PMPs at IFA 2008

Sony S-Series Walkman PMPs at IFA 2008

Sony has announced a new S-series of Walkman PMPs at IFA 2008, initially consisting of the NWZ-S730F and NWZ-S630F.  7mm thick and with 2-inch, QVGA displays capable of playing 30fps video, the PMPs can be used in landscape or portrait orientation.

Sony NWZ-A828K Bluetooth Walkman reviewed: slimly superb

Sony NWZ-A828K Bluetooth Walkman reviewed: slimly superb

Ubiquitous wireless headphones are perhaps the no-brainer Next Big Thing in the portable media market, waiting only on battery life that can keep up.  Last year we reviewed one of the first PMPs to feature the Bluetooth A2DP profile, Samsung's YP-T9, and now Gear Diary's Doug has been spending some time with Sony's long-coming retort, the NWZ-A828K Walkman.  Announced back in February as part of the company's new PMP lineup, the headline feature might be wireless but the 2.4-inch display and 3/8ths of an inch thickness don't hurt either.

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