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Features
High-Resolution Audio for uncompromised sound

High-Resolution Audio for uncompromised sound

Experience digital music to the fullest with High-Resolution Audio. By capturing music at a higher rate than CD, increasing both audio samples per second and the bit-rate accuracy of each sample, High-Resolution Audio offers an uncompromised rendition of an artist’s music. Savour every breath and subtle movement for a truly emotional experience.

Noise Cancelling headphones put your music centre-stage

The NW-A20 series includes exclusive Noise Cancelling headphones , so you can shut out the sounds of the world around you. Choose from a number of settings, depending on your environment, and immerse yourself deeper into the music as Noise Cancelling offsets ambient noise, for a more engaging listening experience.

DSEE HX restores your music files

DSEE HX restores your music files

Go beyond CD quality. DSEE HX builds on our proprietary DSEE technology, upscaling compressed audio files to a level that’s closer to High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the subtleties of the original recording that are lost during the compression process, DSEE HX delivers a rich, studio-quality audio experience for all your music.

S-Master HX digital amplifier: utmost sonic purity

S-Master HX digital amplifier: utmost sonic purity

Enjoy the best High-Resolution Audio experience with the S-Master HX digital amplifier. Using a simplified and fully digital signal path, S-Master HX reproduces the subtleties and wide frequency range of high resolution formats. Unlike conventional amplifiers, it maintains the digital signal until right before the speaker output, eliminating distortion — for High-Resolution Audio, just as the artist intended.

ClearAudio+ enriches your music

ClearAudio+ enriches your music

Unique to Sony, ClearAudio+ automatically adjusts sound settings for an enriching listening experience. By bringing together expertise in digital signal processing technologies, ClearAudio+ is able to optimise audio formats to deliver a consistently clear, high-quality sound, whatever music you’re into.

Highest quality Bluetooth streaming: LDAC

Highest quality Bluetooth streaming: LDAC

Developed by Sony, the Bluetooth LDAC codec takes your music streaming to a new level. It supports up to three times greater bitrate than typical Bluetooth streaming. 96kHz sampling rates and more efficient coding for CD-quality wireless sound.

One-touch listening to play instant music

One-touch listening to play instant music

NFC (Near Field Communication) technology removes the need for wired connections and complex set-up sequences. Simply touch your NFC-enabled smartphone or other device* to the on-body N-mark and start your music. No NFC? No problem. You can also pair the devices manually in Bluetooth® settings. *See compatible devices

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Improved battery life for longer listening

Improved battery life for longer listening

Never run out of power when you’re on the move. The NW-A20 holds enough charge for up to 50 hours of MP3 playback, or up to 30 hours of High-Resolution Audio playback, so you don’t have to worry about finding a charger when you’re out and about.

Multiple music formats

Multiple music formats

The NW-A20 series supports High-Resolution Audio formats as well as popular formats like MP3, WAV, AIFF, WMA, AAC, HE-ACC, FLAC, and ALAC.