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A56HN Walkman® A Series

Model: NW-A56HN
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  • Overview
    Take music to the next level with the incredible fidelity of High-Resolution Audio and colours to suit your lifestyle. The NW-A50 is made with precision engineering and quality parts such as a rigid aluminium milled frame and audio-grade lead-free circuit soldering spiked with gold, for crystal clear sound. Improved DSEE HX restores compressed audio files, and you can stream over BLUETOOTH® with LDAC to preserve the detail in every track.
  • Highlight

    High-Resolution Audio compatible

    S-Master HX™ digital amplifier for pure sound quality

    DSEE HX Al analyses song type and restores compressed audio files

    BLUETOOTH® technology with LDAC to preserve wireless audio quality

    BLUETOOTH® Receiver function

    Memory Size

    32GB,Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

    Display Resolution

    3.1-inch (7.8 cm),WVGA(800 x 480 Pixels)

    Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

    MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 30 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 45 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 23 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 30 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 20 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 25 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 33 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs

    Weight

    Approx. 99 g 3.50 Oz

  • Features
    Colours in harmony

    Colours in harmony

    The new h.ear range comes in colours to suit your lifestyle perfectly.The tones work with a spectrum of hues and different colours. Try them with your favourite outfit and it all just works – effortless harmony.

    Stylish curved design

    Stylish curved design

    With a premium, curved aluminium body, the NW-A50 is ergonomic to hold and fits in the palm of your hand. 

    High-Resolution Audio compatible

    High-Resolution Audio compatible

    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.

    S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution audio in maximum quality

    S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution audio in maximum quality

    Optimised for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX™ amplifier reduces distortion and noise, allowing you to enjoy all the subtleties in your music.

    New DSEE HX AI analyses song type

    New DSEE HX AI analyses song type

    Audio upscaling is improved even further by our new DSEE HX processor which intelligently recognises instrumentation and musical genres. Realism and liveliness of different instruments, including the human voice, are inherently characterised by high frequency harmonics. By identifying instruments, and the relative energy of the audio, our enhanced DSEE HX can accurately rebuild audio lost during digital compression, for a full fidelity experience even with heavily-compressed audio formats.

    Rigid aluminium milled frame 

    Rigid aluminium milled frame 

    A rigid premium aluminium milled frame provides superior rigidity for low impedance and clear, stable sound and solid bass.

    Premium, audio-grade lead-free solder containing gold

    Premium, audio-grade lead-free solder containing gold

    For clearer sound and vocals, new high-quality lead-free solder with a small amount of gold is used to connect the circuit of the NW-A50 to the battery. The exceptional conductivity of gold ensures absolute minimum signal loss.

    Circuit board with gold plate for powerful bass

    Circuit board with gold plate for powerful bass

    The NW-A50 has onboard plate and contact springs which directly connect the circuit board and aluminium milled frame, and they’re both plated with gold. The results are powerful bass and a clear mid-range.

    Evolved buttons

    Evolved buttons

    Control your music with ease, through the intuitive side key buttons of the NW-A50. The play/pause, music-selection and volume buttons on the side panel are shaped and positioned for easy operation, even by feel alone. 

    LDAC™: for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio content

    LDAC™: for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio content

    Enjoy your music at greater than CD quality with LDAC™ wireless audio transmission. LDAC uses a conventional BLUETOOTH® connection, but transfers at a maximum data transfer rate up to 990kbps – approximately three times that of other audio profiles. The result is enhanced wireless listening that's much closer to the artist's intention. 

    NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity

    NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity

    Near Field Communication (NFC™) and BLUETOOTH® technology make connecting to your music fast and easy. Just touch your NFC™-enabled device to your NW-A50 Series for a quick, seamless connection, then start streaming.

    Digital noise cancelling for fewer distractions

    Digital noise cancelling for fewer distractions

    When used with compatible IER-NW500N/NE headphones, the NW-A50 Series' digital noise cancelling reduces the ambient noise you would normally hear from your surroundings. Microphones built in to the headphones work with the digital noise cancelling engine to cut out unwanted sound.

    USB DAC function makes music played from your computer sound even better

    USB DAC function makes music played from your computer sound even better

    Use your NW-A50 Series as a USB DAC (Digital-Analogue Converter) by pairing it with a PC or Mac computer. When connected and activated using the supplied USB cable, the NW-A50 Series replaces your computer’s regular sound processing with its own, highly-tuned, hardware processing. Now, whether you’re at your home or office, in a coffee shop or commuting, you can always enjoy premium sound quality.

    BLUETOOTH® Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost

    BLUETOOTH® Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost

    Stream music through the NW-A50 via Bluetooth® and a smartphone connection and give all your music an NW-A50 boost. Favourite tracks will benefit from digital to audio conversion and DSEE HX upscaling, as well as Vinyl Processor and equaliser.

    Listen for longer with up to 45 hours' battery life 

    Listen for longer with up to 45 hours' battery life 

    Perfect for commuting or when you want to enjoy your music all day, when fully charged you can enjoy up to 45 hours of music playback.

    Store even more music with the microSD card slot

    Store even more music with the microSD card slot

    Expand the already large memory of your NW-A50 with an microSD card – pop one in the slot to enjoy endless playlists and even the biggest music collections on the go.

    Vinyl Processor

    Vinyl Processor

    Give back the warmth and character of vinyl to your digital tracks and get lost again in the richness of the melodies and dynamics of your favourite albums. Enjoy subtle reproduction of the low-frequency resonance, tone-arm resistance and surface noise deliver an authentic listening experience.

    A choice of equaliser presets and custom levels

    For authentic tone and sound that matches the music category you’re listening to, the NW-A50 has a choice of equaliser presets. Or use the Custom levels to create your own equaliser sound.

    Playback screen and playlist naming within the UI

    Playback screen and playlist naming within the UI

    The intuitive UI of the NW-A50 lets you play, search, fast forward and repeat easily and seamlessly. Listen to your favourite tracks in the way you want to by using the options on the playback screen to easily create and name playlists.

  • Specifications

    Size & Weight

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    Approx. 55.7mm x 97.3mm x 10.8mm 2.20 inches x 3.84 inches x 0.43 inches

    Weight

    Approx. 99 g 3.50 Oz

    Power

    Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

    MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 30 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 23 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 20 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 25 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 33 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs

    Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music Notes

    ・The values shown in this topic are the approximate battery life when content is played continuously at the default settings. ,・Even if the player is turned off for an extended period, a small amount of battery power is still consumed.,・Battery life may vary depending on volume setting, conditions of use and ambient temperature. ,・The battery is consumed considerably when the screen is on.,・The battery life may become about 70% shorter when some of the sound quality settings are active.

    Charging Time (full charge)

    Approx. 4 hrs

    Charging Time (Quick Charge)

    -

    Built-in battery

    Built-in Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery

    Charging and Power supply

    USB power (from a computer via a USB)

    Storage Media

    Memory Size

    32GB,Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

    Playback & display

    Music Searching Methods

    All Songs Artist Release Year Playlists Album Genre Composer Hi-Res Recent Transfers SensMe Channels Folder

    Music Play Mode

    Shuffle Playback,Repeat Off,Repeat 1 Song,Repart All,All Range,Selected Range

    Drag and Drop

    Yes

    Display Resolution

    3.1-inch (7.8 cm),WVGA(800 x 480 Pixels)

    Display Type

    TFT colour display with white LED-backlight

    Photo Playback Notes

    -

    FM Tuner

    Yes

    Sound Effects

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

    Audio Playback

    MP3 ( .MP3): 32 - 320kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ) / 32, 44.1, 48kHz, WMA ( .WMA): 32 - 192kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ) / 44.1kHz, FLAC ( .flac): 16, 24bit / 8-384kHz, WAV ( .WAV): 16, 24, 32bit (Float / Integer) / 8-384kHz, AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 16-320kbps / 8-48kHz, HE-AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32-144kbps / 8-48kHz, Apple Lossless ( .mp4, .m4a): 16, 24bit / 8-384kHz, AIFF ( .aif, .aiff, .afc, .aifc): 16, 24, 32bit / 8-384kHz, DSD ( .dsf, .dff): 1bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz *Audio that is converted to Linear PCM is output., APE ( .ape): 8, 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz (Fast, Normal, High), MQA ( .mqa.flac): Supported

    Audio Playback Notes

    ・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders.,・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ,・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ,・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2GB) or larger cannot be played back.,・This product recognizes audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio.The "HR" symbol is displayed for high-resolution audio sources. ,・For sampling frequency over 352.8 kHz, it will be down convert playback.

    Durability

    Waterproof

    -

    Headphone Out (Stereo mini-jack)

    Frequency

    20-40,000 Hz

    Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

    35mW+35mW

    Headphone Out (Balanced standard-jack)

    Frequency

    -

    Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

    -

    Software

    Operating System

    Sony original OS

    Footnotes

    Digital Noise Cancelling

    Digital Noise Canceling Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus / Train, Airplane, Office

    USB DAC Mode

    Supported

    Connectivity

    Terminals

    Headphone: Stereo mini-jack, WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins,Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)

    Wireless Capabilities

    Communication system: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2, NFC: Yes, Supported Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, Supported Codecs (Transmission): SBC, LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, Supported Codecs (Reception): SBC, LDAC, AAC

  • Support
  • Overview
    • Overview
      Take music to the next level with the incredible fidelity of High-Resolution Audio and colours to suit your lifestyle. The NW-A50 is made with precision engineering and quality parts such as a rigid aluminium milled frame and audio-grade lead-free circuit soldering spiked with gold, for crystal clear sound. Improved DSEE HX restores compressed audio files, and you can stream over BLUETOOTH® with LDAC to preserve the detail in every track.
  • highlight
    • Highlight

      High-Resolution Audio compatible

      S-Master HX™ digital amplifier for pure sound quality

      DSEE HX Al analyses song type and restores compressed audio files

      BLUETOOTH® technology with LDAC to preserve wireless audio quality

      BLUETOOTH® Receiver function

      Memory Size

      32GB,Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

      Display Resolution

      3.1-inch (7.8 cm),WVGA(800 x 480 Pixels)

      Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

      MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 30 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 45 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 23 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 30 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 20 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 25 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs;MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 33 hrs;AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs;FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs;FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs;DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs

      Weight

      Approx. 99 g 3.50 Oz

  • Reviews
    • Reviews
  • features
    • Features
      Colours in harmony

      Colours in harmony

      The new h.ear range comes in colours to suit your lifestyle perfectly.The tones work with a spectrum of hues and different colours. Try them with your favourite outfit and it all just works – effortless harmony.

      Stylish curved design

      Stylish curved design

      With a premium, curved aluminium body, the NW-A50 is ergonomic to hold and fits in the palm of your hand. 

      High-Resolution Audio compatible

      High-Resolution Audio compatible

      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.

      S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution audio in maximum quality

      S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution audio in maximum quality

      Optimised for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX™ amplifier reduces distortion and noise, allowing you to enjoy all the subtleties in your music.

      New DSEE HX AI analyses song type

      New DSEE HX AI analyses song type

      Audio upscaling is improved even further by our new DSEE HX processor which intelligently recognises instrumentation and musical genres. Realism and liveliness of different instruments, including the human voice, are inherently characterised by high frequency harmonics. By identifying instruments, and the relative energy of the audio, our enhanced DSEE HX can accurately rebuild audio lost during digital compression, for a full fidelity experience even with heavily-compressed audio formats.

      Rigid aluminium milled frame 

      Rigid aluminium milled frame 

      A rigid premium aluminium milled frame provides superior rigidity for low impedance and clear, stable sound and solid bass.

      Premium, audio-grade lead-free solder containing gold

      Premium, audio-grade lead-free solder containing gold

      For clearer sound and vocals, new high-quality lead-free solder with a small amount of gold is used to connect the circuit of the NW-A50 to the battery. The exceptional conductivity of gold ensures absolute minimum signal loss.

      Circuit board with gold plate for powerful bass

      Circuit board with gold plate for powerful bass

      The NW-A50 has onboard plate and contact springs which directly connect the circuit board and aluminium milled frame, and they’re both plated with gold. The results are powerful bass and a clear mid-range.

      Evolved buttons

      Evolved buttons

      Control your music with ease, through the intuitive side key buttons of the NW-A50. The play/pause, music-selection and volume buttons on the side panel are shaped and positioned for easy operation, even by feel alone. 

      LDAC™: for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio content

      LDAC™: for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio content

      Enjoy your music at greater than CD quality with LDAC™ wireless audio transmission. LDAC uses a conventional BLUETOOTH® connection, but transfers at a maximum data transfer rate up to 990kbps – approximately three times that of other audio profiles. The result is enhanced wireless listening that's much closer to the artist's intention. 

      NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity

      NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity

      Near Field Communication (NFC™) and BLUETOOTH® technology make connecting to your music fast and easy. Just touch your NFC™-enabled device to your NW-A50 Series for a quick, seamless connection, then start streaming.

      Digital noise cancelling for fewer distractions

      Digital noise cancelling for fewer distractions

      When used with compatible IER-NW500N/NE headphones, the NW-A50 Series' digital noise cancelling reduces the ambient noise you would normally hear from your surroundings. Microphones built in to the headphones work with the digital noise cancelling engine to cut out unwanted sound.

      USB DAC function makes music played from your computer sound even better

      USB DAC function makes music played from your computer sound even better

      Use your NW-A50 Series as a USB DAC (Digital-Analogue Converter) by pairing it with a PC or Mac computer. When connected and activated using the supplied USB cable, the NW-A50 Series replaces your computer’s regular sound processing with its own, highly-tuned, hardware processing. Now, whether you’re at your home or office, in a coffee shop or commuting, you can always enjoy premium sound quality.

      BLUETOOTH® Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost

      BLUETOOTH® Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost

      Stream music through the NW-A50 via Bluetooth® and a smartphone connection and give all your music an NW-A50 boost. Favourite tracks will benefit from digital to audio conversion and DSEE HX upscaling, as well as Vinyl Processor and equaliser.

      Listen for longer with up to 45 hours' battery life 

      Listen for longer with up to 45 hours' battery life 

      Perfect for commuting or when you want to enjoy your music all day, when fully charged you can enjoy up to 45 hours of music playback.

      Store even more music with the microSD card slot

      Store even more music with the microSD card slot

      Expand the already large memory of your NW-A50 with an microSD card – pop one in the slot to enjoy endless playlists and even the biggest music collections on the go.

      Vinyl Processor

      Vinyl Processor

      Give back the warmth and character of vinyl to your digital tracks and get lost again in the richness of the melodies and dynamics of your favourite albums. Enjoy subtle reproduction of the low-frequency resonance, tone-arm resistance and surface noise deliver an authentic listening experience.

      A choice of equaliser presets and custom levels

      For authentic tone and sound that matches the music category you’re listening to, the NW-A50 has a choice of equaliser presets. Or use the Custom levels to create your own equaliser sound.

      Playback screen and playlist naming within the UI

      Playback screen and playlist naming within the UI

      The intuitive UI of the NW-A50 lets you play, search, fast forward and repeat easily and seamlessly. Listen to your favourite tracks in the way you want to by using the options on the playback screen to easily create and name playlists.

  • specifications
    • Specifications

      Size & Weight

      Dimensions (W x H x D)

      Approx. 55.7mm x 97.3mm x 10.8mm 2.20 inches x 3.84 inches x 0.43 inches

      Weight

      Approx. 99 g 3.50 Oz

      Power

      Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

      MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 30 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 23 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 20 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 25 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs, MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 33 hrs, AAC (256kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs, FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs, DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs

      Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music Notes

      ・The values shown in this topic are the approximate battery life when content is played continuously at the default settings. ,・Even if the player is turned off for an extended period, a small amount of battery power is still consumed.,・Battery life may vary depending on volume setting, conditions of use and ambient temperature. ,・The battery is consumed considerably when the screen is on.,・The battery life may become about 70% shorter when some of the sound quality settings are active.

      Charging Time (full charge)

      Approx. 4 hrs

      Charging Time (Quick Charge)

      -

      Built-in battery

      Built-in Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery

      Charging and Power supply

      USB power (from a computer via a USB)

      Storage Media

      Memory Size

      32GB,Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

      Playback & display

      Music Searching Methods

      All Songs Artist Release Year Playlists Album Genre Composer Hi-Res Recent Transfers SensMe Channels Folder

      Music Play Mode

      Shuffle Playback,Repeat Off,Repeat 1 Song,Repart All,All Range,Selected Range

      Drag and Drop

      Yes

      Display Resolution

      3.1-inch (7.8 cm),WVGA(800 x 480 Pixels)

      Display Type

      TFT colour display with white LED-backlight

      Photo Playback Notes

      -

      FM Tuner

      Yes

      Sound Effects

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

      Audio Playback

      MP3 ( .MP3): 32 - 320kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ) / 32, 44.1, 48kHz, WMA ( .WMA): 32 - 192kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ) / 44.1kHz, FLAC ( .flac): 16, 24bit / 8-384kHz, WAV ( .WAV): 16, 24, 32bit (Float / Integer) / 8-384kHz, AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 16-320kbps / 8-48kHz, HE-AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32-144kbps / 8-48kHz, Apple Lossless ( .mp4, .m4a): 16, 24bit / 8-384kHz, AIFF ( .aif, .aiff, .afc, .aifc): 16, 24, 32bit / 8-384kHz, DSD ( .dsf, .dff): 1bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz *Audio that is converted to Linear PCM is output., APE ( .ape): 8, 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz (Fast, Normal, High), MQA ( .mqa.flac): Supported

      Audio Playback Notes

      ・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders.,・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ,・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ,・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2GB) or larger cannot be played back.,・This product recognizes audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio.The "HR" symbol is displayed for high-resolution audio sources. ,・For sampling frequency over 352.8 kHz, it will be down convert playback.

      Durability

      Waterproof

      -

      Headphone Out (Stereo mini-jack)

      Frequency

      20-40,000 Hz

      Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

      35mW+35mW

      Headphone Out (Balanced standard-jack)

      Frequency

      -

      Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

      -

      Software

      Operating System

      Sony original OS

      Footnotes

      Digital Noise Cancelling

      Digital Noise Canceling Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus / Train, Airplane, Office

      USB DAC Mode

      Supported

      Connectivity

      Terminals

      Headphone: Stereo mini-jack, WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins,Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)

      Wireless Capabilities

      Communication system: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2, NFC: Yes, Supported Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, Supported Codecs (Transmission): SBC, LDAC, aptX, aptX HD, Supported Codecs (Reception): SBC, LDAC, AAC

  • Support