Photos and specifications of Sony’s new S-Series Walkman have appeared on a French entertainment retailer website material.net.
Details are available about the Sony S-Series 8GB Sony NWZ-S544 and the 16GB Sony NWZ-S545.
Both the Sony S-Series Walkman PMPs have a large aspect ratio of 16:9 and a 2.4-inch QVGA LCD screen. The series has built-in stereo speakers, 128 kbps of music quality, and can deliver 42 hours of audio playback and 6.5 hours of video playback.
The player supports Sony’s drag and drop feature, which is also compatible with iTunes and windows media player files.
The Sony S-Series Walkman supports mp3, WMA, and AAC formats, as well as H264/AVC, MP4, WMV video formats. The Sony S-Series NWZ-S544 and NWZ-S545 can support up to 30 FM channels.
The Sony S-Series NWZ-S544 and NWZ-S545 Walkman PMPs have built-in microphones for voice recording.
As per the listings on material.net, the Sony S-Series NWZ-S544 and NWZ-S545 Walkman PMPs are priced at €149 (approx. Rs. 10,238) and €129 (approx. Rs. 8,864), for the Sony NWZ-S545 and the Sony NWZ-S544, respectively.
The Sony S-Series Walkman comes with a kick-stand and in-ear headphones.
In July 2009, Sony W-Series Walkman players were available in India at a price of Rs 4,990. The Sony W-Series Walkman player offers 12 hours of playback and comes with 2 GB capacity.