Walkman. Earphones and player combined in one piece
6, 12. 2009
Player and earphones are combined in one piece in new design. (Photo shows a pink-colored model)
Sony Corp. will introduce on June 13, 2009 a light-weight music player of 30 grams, NWD-W202, in the "Walkman W series."
It is made by combining the earphones and the player in one piece. The earphones are plugged into both years, and they are connected by a neckband. Music selections, play starting and playing and other operations are done by using the "jog dial" switch attached under the right-ear earphone.
The new product has a inbuilt 2GB memory system capable of storing about 480 pieces of standard (128kbps) quality music. It is designed for use in running and other exercises. The products come in four different colors of black, white, pink and lime green.
It also comes with a stand for PC connection. The price is expected to be around 10,000 yen.