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2009's Top Personal Media Players

Kit of the Year Yes, Apple dominates the PMP scene - for all those who grumble about the quality of its earphones. That didn't stop other manufacturers, most notably Sony, offering some darn fine alternatives in 2009, either by fighting back on price - Philips - or sound quality - Sony. But its hard to beat the all-round, utterly slim …
Sony NWZ-S544 8GB Walkman

Sony Walkman NWZ-S544

Review Do pocket media players need built in speakers? Certainly, apart from the Touch, Apple doesn't seem to think so and let's face it, love it or loathe it, Apple knows a thing or two about selling MP3 players to world+dog. Sony NWZ-S544 8GB Walkman Sonic boon? Sony's Walkman NWZ-S544 Sony, however, begs to differ and has …
Alun Taylor, 27 Oct 2009

Sony redesigns the Walkman, again

Sony’s Walkman range has been refreshed numerous times since those humble cassette-playing days of the late 1970s. Now the Japanese electronics giant is back with its latest digital Walkman: the S series. Walkman_S_series_01 Sony's Walkman S: supports video, audio, images and FM radio The S series Walkman is 1.3cm thick …
James Sherwood, 25 Aug 2009
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Sony whips up fresh Walkman players

Sony has unveiled a pair of new "entry-level" Walkman music players. The E440 series sports a 2in, 320 x 240 LCD display and is video-capable, playing back MPEG 4 and H.264/AVC files copied across from... iTunes. Yes, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. Sony Walkman E Sony's Walkman E: Clear sound, apparently The 9.3mm-thick …
Tony Smith, 15 Jul 2009

Sony said to be planing Android Walkman

Sony may dip a toe into the Android world by launching a Walkman media player based on the Google-developed OS, it has emerged. Japanese moles have claimed that Sony will launch such a device early next year, website Impress Watch says. The same rumour has also been repeated by fellow Japanese website Nikkan, but with the …

Sony prices up OLED-screened iPod Touch rival

Sony's OLED-equipped portable media player, the Walkman X, goes on sale tomorrow the company has just announced. Pricing is exactly what you'd expect if you've been keeping an eye on online retailers who leaked the details months ago. X_series_walkman_sony Sony's Walkman X: clear and crisp OLED screen Sony itself will be …
Tony Smith, 12 May 2009

PSP phone could happen, says Sony Ericsson chief

Rumours of a PlayStation Portable (PSP) phone have been notably absent of late, but recent comments by Sony Ericsson’s President has suddenly brought them back to life. Sony PSP handheld gaming... er... telephone 'Hello Mr Komiyama. You want me to come in for an interview?' In an interview with the Financial Times, Hideki …

Sony Ericsson intros basic Walkman phone

The W205 is Sony Ericsson’s latest music mobile, but - given the amount of space the firm’s dedicated to explaining the handset’s musical features - you’d be forgiven for thinking you were being sold an iPod. SE_W205_01 Sony Ericsson's Walkman 205: basic Being the latest in a long line of Walkman phones, the W205 is …
Sony Walkman W202

Sony W-series Walkman MP3 player

Review Apple's recent re-design of its iPod Shuffle wasn't exactly greeted with universal enthusiasm. Now Sony has come at the idea of a screenless music player from a wholly different direction and decided to build the player directly into the earphones – or vice versa, depending on how you look at things. Sounds clever, but does it …
Alun Taylor, 7 Apr 2009
Sony Ericsson Walkman W705

Sony Ericsson Walkman W705 music phone

Review No mobile maker has been as prolific as Sony Ericsson at churning out music mobiles, largely because it commandeered the Walkman brand. Sony Ericsson Walkman W705 Sony Ericsson's Walkman W705: smart and stylish looks That’s meant plenty of Walkman models that remix familiar music phone functionality, adding extra features …
Phil Lattimore, 17 Mar 2009
Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C510

Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C510

Review Like the rest of the mobile big boys, Sony Ericsson has been upping its cameraphone firepower, with top-of-the-range, multi-megapixel sharpshooters like the 8.1Mp C905 and the forthcoming 12Mp Idou flying the flag for its photo-centric Cyber-shot line-up. Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot C510 Sony Ericsson's Cyber-shot C510: a …
Phil Lattimore, 10 Mar 2009

Sony Walkman X1000 series priced, dated

Amazon has revealed the prices and rough shipment dates for Sony’s upcoming touch-controlled Walkman X1000 portable media players. X_series_walkman_sony Sony's Walkman X1000: arriving at Amazon within weeks Two capacities of the iPod Touch-style PMP will be made available: 16GB and 32GB. Amazon’s priced the lower capacity …
James Sherwood, 26 Feb 2009

Sony Ericsson unwraps entertainment duo

Sony Ericsson has unveiled two phones at different ends of the entertainment spectrum. One’s a relatively high-end cameraphone and the other’s a music-oriented device with lower quality snapper. SE_C903_01 Sony Ericsson's C903: 5Mp camera on board Despite its 5Mp camera not quite meeting the requirements of a top-of-the- …
James Sherwood, 10 Feb 2009

Sony Ericsson Walkman W302 budget music phone

Review Sony Ericsson's recent Walkman updates have spanned the gamut from the high-end W902, through the mid-range W595 and W705 - due in this month - to this, the budget blaster of the bunch, which may lack the bigger spec numbers of its siblings, but in these cost-conscious times, at least manages to get the basics right. Sony …
Dave Oliver, 22 Jan 2009

Sony gets touchy feely with Walkman X1000

CES Sony has strengthened the Walkman Portable Media Player (PMP) range with a wireless model that sports an OLED display. X_series_walkman_sony Sony's X-series Walkman sports a 3in OLED The X 1000 series Walkman’s shape differs little from previous Walkman models. But its 432 x 240 resolution screen ensure that still images …

2GB MP3 player head-to-head

Review The relentless march of the iPod into the price bracket known as 'Good God! How much?' makes the near simultaneous release by Sony and Samsung of the new runts of their MP3 player litters more interesting than would otherwise be the case. A couple of 2GB USB stick-style MP3 players with FM radios and screens each for under £40? …
Alun Taylor, 6 Jan 2009

2008's top three music phones

Kit of the Year The mobile phone may not have killed the MP3 player, as some pundits prediced, but that hasn't stopped it trying. So if you're going to put music on a mobile, which give the best performance? Apple iPhone 3G Apple 3G iPhone It's overall score may suggest that the iPhone 3G shouldn't be our top-of-list music phone, but we …

Sony readies Walkman assault on iPod Touch

Watch out, Apple - Sony is rumoured to be on the cusp of unveiling an iPod Touch-style Walkman complete with an OLED display and Wi-Fi. According to a “trusted inside source” that spoke to website Sony Insider, the Walkman will be the most advanced music, video and photo player ever released by the Japanese electronics giant …
James Sherwood, 15 Dec 2008

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