This new MP3 player from Sony definitely has the athlete in mind when they designed it. When you look at the NW-S205 Walkman it has athlete written all over it, beginning with the small and sleek design.
The NW-S205 (part of the new NW-S200 series from Sony) is only 3.8 inches long and has a diameter of .6 inches. The trade off for having something this small is the interface. It only has a one line small visual interface for reading the information, and some small twist and rocker controls to navigate, but once you get it running you are set.
For transferring data to the Walkman, there is a small USB port on the end that you can hook up to your PC and use the supplied software (SonicStage) to manage the data transfer. Some features of the NW-S205 Walkman:
- The NW-S205 can hold up to 2 GB of data on it’s flash memory
- The Walkman has a built in FM Tuner
- Rechargeable batter that can play 18 hours on a 45 minute charge (3 hours on a 3 minute charge)
- The NW-S205 only weighs 26 grams
- Supports ATRAC3 / ATRAC3plus / MP3 / WMA (non DRM) / AAC (non DRM)
- Sony NW-S205 included accessories: headphones MDR-E808LP, armband carrying case and USB cable
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