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Sony PH launches latest line of hi-res audio products, priced

Sony has officially launched its latest lineup of hi-res audio products consisting of headphones and music players.


Kicking things off is the MDR-Z1R which the company said was made using premium materials with a wide frequency range that allows up to 120 kHz playback in hi-res audio and uses a pair of 70mm HD drivers. Supporting any music file for instant playback, the NW-WM1A Walkman is a digital music player with a sleek finish and is compatible with wireless features using Bluetooth and LDAC.


Meanwhile, the MDR-1000X is a wireless pair of cans that boast being the most responsive in cancellation of ambient sound. It also has a personal NC Optimizer function that “tailors the noise cancellation to your own listening experience.” There’s also Quick Attention mode that lets you place your palm to the outside of the headphone earcup that interrupts the noise cancellation and allows you to hear the outside world and talk to someone without removing the headphones.


There’s also the Walkman NW-A30 series that have vibrant designs to choose from to suit your personality. It is compact, lightweight, and claims to have an intuitive interface and long battery life that could last up to 30 hours of playing hi-resolution audio. The A35 and A36HN have 16GB and 32GB of storage, respectively.


“The MDR-Z1R headphones and NW-WM1A Walkman give attention to detail and design that showcase the quality materials for the finest sound. Our MDR-1000X headphones is a game-changer in noise-cancelling, wireless technology with the trademarked SENSE ENGINE feature that boosts the user’s listening experience.The Walkman NW-A30 series adds fun colors and personality to the series,” shared Cel Anolin, Product Marketing Officer, Sony Philippines.

Below are the pricing for these audio products:

  • MDR-Z1R  – Php104,999
  • MDR-1000X – Php19,999
  • NW-WM1A – Php52,999
  • A36HN – Php14,999
  • A35 – Php9,499

They will be available in Sony Centers, Egghead, and authorized dealers nationwide starting November 1, 2016.

Kevin Bruce Francisco is the Senior Editor and Video Producer for YugaTech. He's a Digital Filmmaking graduate who's always either daydreaming of traveling or actually going places on his bike. Follow him on Twitter for more tech updates @kevincofrancis.

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