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Sony announces the Walkman NW-ZX2




Sony has announced at CES 2015 it’s high-end audio player and successor to the Walkman NW-ZX1 from last year, the Sony Walkman NW-ZX2.

Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 key features:
S-Master HX processor
High-resolution audio playback
LDAC hi-fidelity wireless music streaming
DSEE HX audio up-scaling technology
128GB internal storage
microSD support
WiFi
Bluetoth wireless streaming support
NFC
Android 4.2 Jellybean with Google Play Store
up to 60 hours of music playback

The Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 has a price tag of $1,199.99. Availability is yet to be announced.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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15 Responses

  1. ewanlangha says:

    used to have an NWZ E443, 8GB internal, 8hrs playback, but it finally died

    so I look out for a replacement
    I saw a 4GB version, but it cost P4K+
    then I saw the CM Flare 3, and (bell rings)
    why not?
    for the same price I can have an MP3 Player, a phone, etc.
    just look for the best music player and you’re good to go
    batter life? well in flight mode I think it can go a full days worth.

  2. archie says:

    Sweet deal sana. 128gb internal storage + micro sd slot kaso sobrang mahal para sa mp3 player.

  3. audioslave says:

    even for hardcore audiophiles, $1.2K is a lot of money.

    however if you are a pro or from the music industry this looks like a must have gadget even if it hurts the pocket a bit much.

  4. wat says:

    wtf!
    P51K+ for a music player?!
    no way I’d rather buy a flagship smartphone

    • doooood says:

      dude, this walkman is no longer the cassette walkman or cd walkman of the past where it is designed with everyone in mind.

      this is made for people who make their living off of music. (and those people who buy these things because they can.)

      still, $1.2k is still $1.2k.

  5. noa says:

    don’t be surprised that a serious music player is priced 50K when “mere” headphones cost just as much.

  6. Skylla says:

    lol wala pa yan sa pnakamahal na Digital Audio Player ng Astel and Kern abot 100k mag FiiO na lang kayo pag tight budget nyu or SonyWalkman A15

  7. Benny says:

    Wow what a price tag!

  8. Tony says:

    Mahal! Iphone 6 plus, note 4 or other high end phones na lang kesa dito. Di na kasi uso ang ganitong devices like what happen to ipod. People want all in 1 device.

  9. KORITFW says:

    Walkman nwzx2 for $1.2K?
    Astell and Kern AK240 for $2.5K

    No thanks.

    I’ll just settle for Neil Young’s PonoPlayer which costs ‘only’ $400.

    Sure the Walkman and AK have better features but dollar for dollar, the PonoPlayer is the better choice.

    PonoPlayer needs to improve on its battery life though.

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