Sony’s New OLED Screen Walkman® X-Series

By on June 22, 2009
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Sony Gulf, the regional arm of consumer electronics giant Sony, today announced the expansion of its Walkman range, with the introduction of its latest innovation, the Walkman® X-series (NWZ-X1050 and NWZ-X1060), featuring an Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) touch-screen. The Walkman NWZ-X1050 and NWZ-X1060 are available in 16GB and 32GB capacities respectively, and boast of [...]

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Sony Gulf, the regional arm of consumer electronics giant Sony, today announced the expansion of its Walkman range, with the introduction of its latest innovation, the Walkman® X-series (NWZ-X1050 and NWZ-X1060), featuring an Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) touch-screen.

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The Walkman NWZ-X1050 and NWZ-X1060 are available in 16GB and 32GB capacities respectively, and boast of an enhanced consumer experience delivering the best Sony audio-video entertainment with a user-friendly interface, ideal for enthusiasts who cannot live without their music even while on the go.

The X-series is the first Walkman® to feature a 3-inch widescreen Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) touch-screen. Displaying content at 10,000:1 contrast and in true-to life colours, it allows users to watch videos, view pictures and surf the Internet in breathtaking contrast, brightness and colour. The wide viewing angle enables sharing photographs of unparalleled quality with friends and family.

Bringing together the best in audio and video technology, the X-series is the world’s first digital media player that integrates Digital Noise Cancelling technology[1] to effectively decrease ambient noise for crisp, clear sound quality. Integrating various new cancellation modes, users can enjoy their music or videos while on a plane, bus, car, or the office, as the appropriate cancellation profile helps block out the surrounding ambient noise.

In addition to simple, one-touch, on-screen navigation, users can also access their music, videos and photos via buttons well placed on the side and top of the Walkman® for hassle-free content playback and volume operation.

Combining digital Clear Audio technologies with the S-Master Digital Amplifier, the Walkman® X-series also offers accurate sound reproduction and reduced audio distortion and jitter. Furthermore, premium EX noise cancelling headphones are provided with the main unit delivering dynamic audio playback without distractions and distortions.

The Walkman® X-series comprises of a NetFront® browser and built-in Wi-Fi capability, enabling users to browse the Internet and subscribe to podcasts via the RSS button. Additionally, the bundled easy to use Content Transfer software, allows the seamless transfer of music, videos and photos, from Windows Explorer, iTunes® and Cyber-shot cameras to the Walkman with its simple drag-and-drop interface.

Featuring superior battery life, the Walkman X-series MP3 player allows 33 hours of non-stop music playback between charges, as well as nine hours of uninterrupted video on a single charge.


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