Walkman® with High-Resolution Audio

Model: NW-A35
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  • Overview
    Enjoy endless playlists of your favourite tunes with the latest Walkman®. With High-Resolution Audio and a striking design, the NW-A30 Series looks as good as it sounds.
  • Highlight

    High-Resolution Audio compatible

    DSEE HX upscaling restores quality to compressed files

    S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality

    Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC One-touch

    Includes Noise Cancelling headphones

    Memory Size

    16GB

    Weight

    98g

  • Features
    Minimal design

    Minimal design

    Inspired by simplicity, the NW-A30 Series is a beautiful example of ‘less is more’. With clean lines and a simple shape, it’s designed to become part of your personal style. 

    Iconic colours

    Iconic colours

    The NW-A30 Series comes in a range of stylish colours – each one meticulously selected with a personality in mind.

    An intuitive touch

    An intuitive touch

    The high quality 7.9cm (3.1”) screen is touch-sensitive, allowing you to access functions simply by touching the icon. It’s so intuitive, using it will be second nature. 

    Hear only the sounds that matter

    Immerse yourself deeper in the sound with the NW-A30 Series exclusive bundled Noise Cancelling headphones. Block out distractions from the world outside and focus only on the music.  

    Get the best out of every track

    Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.

    DSD Playback

    DSD Playback

    Experience high quality playback of PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) converted content with the same warm sound of the DSD original.

    S-Master HX

    S-Master HX

    The S-Master HX digital amp cuts distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full bodied sound.

    DSEE HX 

    DSEE HX 

    Hear what you’ve been missing. DSEE HX upscales your existing music to near high-resolution quality.

    Bluetooth streaming at its best

    Bluetooth streaming at its best

    Enjoy high quality music streaming thanks to LDAC, our premium wireless codec. With 3x the bitrate of standard Bluetooth, you can enjoy a superior listening experience for all your music.

    Long battery life

    Long battery life

    Enjoy up to 45 hours of playtime with an improved battery life. Spend less time charging and more time listening to the music you love. 

    Infinite playlists

    Infinite playlists

    The NW-A30 Series has an expandable storage capacity. Simply add a microSD card and you’ll never run out of music.

  • Specifications

    Size & Weight

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    55.9 x 97.5 x 10.9 mm

    Weight

    98g

    Power

    Charging Time (Quick Charge)

    No

    Charging Time (full charge)

    4 Hours

    Power

    Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

    45Hour(MP3 128kbps, NC OFF), 39 hour (MP3 128kbps, NC ON), 30Hour(FLAC 192kHz/24bit NC OFF), 27 hour (FLAC 192kHz/24bit, NC ON), 25Hour(DSD 2.8MHz, NC OFF), 22 hour (DSD 2.8MHz, NC ON)

    Storage Media

    Memory Size

    16GB

    Network Connectivity

    USB Connection

    Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)

    WM-PORT

    22 pins

    Playback & display

    Music Play Mode

    Normal, Repeat, Shuffle

    File Management

    No

    MP3

    Yes

    WMA (Non-DRM)

    Yes

    WMA (DRM)

    No

    AAC-LC (Non-DRM)

    No

    Linear PCM

    Yes

    PC External Storage Device

    Yes

    MPEG4

    No

    AVC (H.264/AVC)

    No

    WMV 9

    No

    Voice Recording

    No

    FM Recording

    No

    Radio Tuner

    No

    Sound Effects

    6 Band equalizer, VPT, DSEE HX, ClearAudio+, Dynamic Normalizer, Clear Phase, DC Phase Linearizer

    Audio Playback

    MP3, WMA (Non-DRM), AAC (Non-DRM), HE-AAC, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, Linear PCM, DSD

    Speaker Type

    No

    Clear Bass

    No

    Clear Stereo

    No

    Compact

    No

    Cord Length

    No

    Display Resolution

    800x480 (WVGA)

    Display Type

    TFT color video display

    Drag and Drop

    Yes

    Driver Unit

    No

    DSEE HX

    Yes

    Dynamic Normaliser

    Yes

    Equaliser

    Yes

    FM Tuner

    Yes

    Frequency Response

    No

    Headphone Style

    No

    High-Resolution Audio

    High-Resolution Audio

    Horizontal / Vertical display

    No

    Music Searching Methods

    All songs, Album, Artist, Genre, Release year, Composer, Playlists, Hi-Res, Recent transfers, Folder, SensMe Channels

    Photo Playback

    No

    Photo Play Mode

    No

    Plug

    No

    Screen Size (inch)

    3.1" (7.8 cm)

    Sensitivities (dB/mW)

    No

    Waterproof

    No

    Wearing Style

    No

    Bass Boost

    No

    Software

    Operating System

    Sony original OS

    System Requirements

    Microsoft Windows® 8, Windows® 7 (SP1 or later), Windows Vista® (SP2 or later), Mac OS® X (v10.6 or later)

    Software

    Touchscreen

    Touchscreen

    Connectivity

    Input and Output Terminals

    WM-PORT, microSD slot, Stereo mini-jack

    Wireless Capabilities

    Bluetooth®, NFC

    Video Play Mode

    No

    Footnotes

    Digital Noise Cancelling

    Yes

  • Support
  • Overview
    • Overview
      Enjoy endless playlists of your favourite tunes with the latest Walkman®. With High-Resolution Audio and a striking design, the NW-A30 Series looks as good as it sounds.
  • highlight
    • Highlight

      High-Resolution Audio compatible

      DSEE HX upscaling restores quality to compressed files

      S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality

      Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC One-touch

      Includes Noise Cancelling headphones

      Memory Size

      16GB

      Weight

      98g

  • Reviews
    • Reviews
  • features
    • Features
      Minimal design

      Minimal design

      Inspired by simplicity, the NW-A30 Series is a beautiful example of ‘less is more’. With clean lines and a simple shape, it’s designed to become part of your personal style. 

      Iconic colours

      Iconic colours

      The NW-A30 Series comes in a range of stylish colours – each one meticulously selected with a personality in mind.

      An intuitive touch

      An intuitive touch

      The high quality 7.9cm (3.1”) screen is touch-sensitive, allowing you to access functions simply by touching the icon. It’s so intuitive, using it will be second nature. 

      Hear only the sounds that matter

      Immerse yourself deeper in the sound with the NW-A30 Series exclusive bundled Noise Cancelling headphones. Block out distractions from the world outside and focus only on the music.  

      Get the best out of every track

      Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.

      DSD Playback

      DSD Playback

      Experience high quality playback of PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) converted content with the same warm sound of the DSD original.

      S-Master HX

      S-Master HX

      The S-Master HX digital amp cuts distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full bodied sound.

      DSEE HX 

      DSEE HX 

      Hear what you’ve been missing. DSEE HX upscales your existing music to near high-resolution quality.

      Bluetooth streaming at its best

      Bluetooth streaming at its best

      Enjoy high quality music streaming thanks to LDAC, our premium wireless codec. With 3x the bitrate of standard Bluetooth, you can enjoy a superior listening experience for all your music.

      Long battery life

      Long battery life

      Enjoy up to 45 hours of playtime with an improved battery life. Spend less time charging and more time listening to the music you love. 

      Infinite playlists

      Infinite playlists

      The NW-A30 Series has an expandable storage capacity. Simply add a microSD card and you’ll never run out of music.

  • specifications
    • Specifications

      Size & Weight

      Dimensions (W x H x D)

      55.9 x 97.5 x 10.9 mm

      Weight

      98g

      Power

      Charging Time (Quick Charge)

      No

      Charging Time (full charge)

      4 Hours

      Power

      Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

      45Hour(MP3 128kbps, NC OFF), 39 hour (MP3 128kbps, NC ON), 30Hour(FLAC 192kHz/24bit NC OFF), 27 hour (FLAC 192kHz/24bit, NC ON), 25Hour(DSD 2.8MHz, NC OFF), 22 hour (DSD 2.8MHz, NC ON)

      Storage Media

      Memory Size

      16GB

      Network Connectivity

      USB Connection

      Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)

      WM-PORT

      22 pins

      Playback & display

      Music Play Mode

      Normal, Repeat, Shuffle

      File Management

      No

      MP3

      Yes

      WMA (Non-DRM)

      Yes

      WMA (DRM)

      No

      AAC-LC (Non-DRM)

      No

      Linear PCM

      Yes

      PC External Storage Device

      Yes

      MPEG4

      No

      AVC (H.264/AVC)

      No

      WMV 9

      No

      Voice Recording

      No

      FM Recording

      No

      Radio Tuner

      No

      Sound Effects

      6 Band equalizer, VPT, DSEE HX, ClearAudio+, Dynamic Normalizer, Clear Phase, DC Phase Linearizer

      Audio Playback

      MP3, WMA (Non-DRM), AAC (Non-DRM), HE-AAC, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, Linear PCM, DSD

      Speaker Type

      No

      Clear Bass

      No

      Clear Stereo

      No

      Compact

      No

      Cord Length

      No

      Display Resolution

      800x480 (WVGA)

      Display Type

      TFT color video display

      Drag and Drop

      Yes

      Driver Unit

      No

      DSEE HX

      Yes

      Dynamic Normaliser

      Yes

      Equaliser

      Yes

      FM Tuner

      Yes

      Frequency Response

      No

      Headphone Style

      No

      High-Resolution Audio

      High-Resolution Audio

      Horizontal / Vertical display

      No

      Music Searching Methods

      All songs, Album, Artist, Genre, Release year, Composer, Playlists, Hi-Res, Recent transfers, Folder, SensMe Channels

      Photo Playback

      No

      Photo Play Mode

      No

      Plug

      No

      Screen Size (inch)

      3.1" (7.8 cm)

      Sensitivities (dB/mW)

      No

      Waterproof

      No

      Wearing Style

      No

      Bass Boost

      No

      Software

      Operating System

      Sony original OS

      System Requirements

      Microsoft Windows® 8, Windows® 7 (SP1 or later), Windows Vista® (SP2 or later), Mac OS® X (v10.6 or later)

      Software

      Touchscreen

      Touchscreen

      Connectivity

      Input and Output Terminals

      WM-PORT, microSD slot, Stereo mini-jack

      Wireless Capabilities

      Bluetooth®, NFC

      Video Play Mode

      No

      Footnotes

      Digital Noise Cancelling

      Yes

  • Support