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Sony's Impermeable NWZ-W270S Walkman Delivers Music While You Do Your Laps

By Joy Hou - on 14 Feb 2014, 4:55pm

Sony's Impermeable NWZ-W270S Walkman Delivers Music While You Do Your Laps

Following last year's launch of the wireless NWZ-W270 Walkman Sports MP3 Player, Sony has revealed the new NWZ-W270S all-in-one digital music player that not only lets you enjoy music while working out, but also while in the pool doing laps.

Sporting the same compact design, the successor comes with both standard-type earbuds, and swimming earbuds that help to increase water resistance, so you'll get to listen to music more comfortably while underwater. On a full charge of 90 minutes, the NWZ-W270S player is capable of delivering up to eight hours of audio playback. Its quick-charge function (just 3 minutes) offers music playback for up to 60 minutes, even if the battery was fully depleted.

  NWZ-W273S NWZ-W274S
Capacity 4GB 8GB
Water Resistance IPX5/IPX8 (IEC60529) or equivalent
Max. Recordable No. of Songs 990 1,970
Audio Formats MP3, WMA, Linear PCM, AAC
Headphones Output

13.5mm EX Headphones
Frequency response: 20Hz~20kHz

Interface Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
Battery Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
USB power (from a computer via a USB Cradle of the player)
Charging Time

Approx. 1.5 hours
Quick charge: approx. 3 minutes charge enables up to approx. 60 minutes playback

Playback Time Approx. 8 hours (MP3 format, 128kbps)
Weight Approx. 29g
Colors Orange, Black, Blue, Pink, and White
Price in S$ $129 $159

The new W270S Walkman will hit local Sony stores and authorized dealers come March 2014.

Images accredited to Sony Electronics.

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