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Sony Launched Its New Flagship Walkman Portable Music Player In India

The all-new Sony Walkman has been launched at Rs 69,990 in the country. The Sony NW-ZX707 Walkman comes with a 5-inch display. It offers a technology that reduces noise and distortion across a wide frequency range, while the Sony NW-A306 Walkman is priced at Rs 25,990 with a 3.6-inch display made of strong and high-quality aluminum frame.

90s kids would remember the iconic cassette Walkman. Originally launched by Sony in 1979 at a starting price of $150, the Walkman has undergone an overhaul in recent years. With an aim to attract music lovers, Sony India has introduced a new player NW-ZX707 Walkman in the country. According to the company, the new Walkman has been designed with the most diverse audiophiles in mind. Sony India mentioned that it comes with an S-Master HX digital amp technology, which is developed for Walkman, to enhance the sound quality of the product. Let us take a closer look at the price and specifications of the newly launched premium Sony Walkman.

 

Sony Walkman NW-ZX707 price in India and availability

The all-new Sony NW-ZX707 Walkman has been launched at Rs 69,990 and is currently available on Headphone Zone across the country.

Sony Walkman NW-A306 price in India and availability

Sony NW-A306 Walkman is priced at Rs 25,990. The device will be available across all Sony Centres, major electronic stores, Headphone Zone and e-commerce portals in India from 9t February 2023 onwards.

Specifications: NW-ZX707

The new Sony Walkman NW-ZX707 has a 5-inch 720p TFT color display and charges over USB Type-C. It runs Android 12 and therefore lets you download and install streaming apps on it directly from the Google Play Store using built-in Wi-Fi. You can –also— store music on it but do note that you get only 64GB of storage out of which only 47GB is available for use. Thankfully, there is support for storage expansion. The Walkman weighs about 227g and measures 16.9mm in thickness which is to say that it is quite chunky.

Sony says the Walkman uses edge-AI and its DSEE Ultimate technology to upscale compressed digital music files in real time for CD-quality (16 bit 44.1/48kHz) lossless playback. It is rated to deliver up to 25 hours of 44.1kHz FLAC playback or up to 23 hours of 96 kHz FLAC High-Resolution Audio playback. Alternatively, the Walkman can last for up to 22 hours when streaming.

Specifications:  NW-A306

The Sony NW-A306 features a 3.6-inch display. The device is exclusively designed for people who care about high-quality sound and stylish design. It has special technology called S-Master HX that makes the sound clear and strong. This technology is specifically designed for the device and works well with music files in a special format called DSD. The device also uses artificial intelligence and a special engine called DSEE Ultimate to make compressed music files sound better in real-time. This gives the user a more enjoyable listening experience with deeper and richer sound. 

The NW-A306 is made with a strong and high-quality aluminum frame. This helps the sound be clear and stable, with good bass. The device also uses special techniques, like using gold in the soldering, to improve the sound quality. These techniques make the sound better by making it more precise and allowing for a wider sound space. All of these details are carefully placed inside the device to make sure the sound is the best it can be. The NW-A306 has a long battery life, so people can listen to music for a longer time. It has a battery life of up to 36 hours for FLAC music playback and up to 26 hours for streaming music.

 

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