By May 5, 2011

Sony announces new wearable MP3 players

NWZ-B160_6 Sony have today announced a new member of its Walkman MP3 player line-up, the NMW-B160F and B160. Available in a range of colours these new MP3 players do look pretty cool and thanks to their base boost technology they should sound the part too.

These new Walkman models are less than 10cm in length and weigh in at just 28 grams making them an ‘easy to wear’ music device.

Check out the full details from Sony below.


Wearable MP3 player by Sony with Bass Boost, quick charge and detachable clip

  • Colourful, wearable Walkman® NWZ-B160F/B160 MP3 players
  • One-touch boost button for rich, deep bass
  • Quick charge gives up to 90mins playback from 3mins charge
  • Detachable clip attaches Walkman® to clothing, belt or bag strap
  • Choice of vibrant colours with colour matching power illuminator
  • Easy drag-and-drop music file transfers
  • ZAPPIN for quick music searches

Whether you’re jogging, travelling, or just hanging out with friends – the latest Walkman® B Series of MP3 players from Sony delivers rich sound plus street-smart looks.

Weighing just 28g and less than 10cm long, Walkman® B Series boasts an eye-grabbing two-tone finish in a vivid choice of contrasting colour-ways.

Despite its compact size, easy-to-use Walkman® B Series delivers big, bold, sound by Sony that stands out from the crowd. Whatever your listening tastes, you’ll experience rich Walkman audio quality with full, deep bass. Push the Bass button for even more low-end power and the colour matching power illuminator pulses in time with the music.

A generous 18 hour* battery life lets you keep listening for longer. Or if you’re in a hurry, plug in your Walkman® for just 3 minutes and get charged up for 90 minutes playback time.

New this year, a detachable clip attaches Walkman® to a belt, bag strap or outside the pocket of your shirt or jeans. It’s a great way to show off your MP3 player’s great looks while you’re out and about.

Loading up Walkman® with your digital music collection is easy. Just connect the player’s built-in USB connector to your PC – then drag and drop files or transfer them via Windows Media® Player 11/12.

ZAPPINT song search technology lets you browse quickly through all your music. Just touch the ZAPPINT button to preview a short snatch of each track without fiddly searches through menus or playlists.

The new Walkman® NWZ-B160 range of ultra-portable MP3 players is available from June 2011.


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