Sony NW-E508 Walkman

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Sony NW-E507 Network Walkman


This top of the range Network Walkman has 1 GB internal flash memory, a 3-lines Organic EL display, a rechargeable battery, a built-in FM tuner and look great.



Looks great, very sleek and stylish


Transfer up to 45 CD's onto the internal memory thanks to ATRAC3plus compression technology


Good battery life (up to 50 hours quoted)


Quick charge function: 3 minutes charging is sufficient for 3 hours playback time


Bright and clear 3-lines Organic EL display and a shuttle switch for easy navigation


Built-in FM tuner


Supports: MP3, ATRAC, WMA (non-encrypted), and WAV.


Works as a USB mass storage device, this means you can store audio, visual and data files (Word, Powerpoint, ATRAC, Mp3, Jpeg, Mpeg, etc.)


Weighs just 37g including the battery



Capacity is small compared to hard drive based models of similar cost

The SonicStage software isnt my favourite

Cant play whilst being charged

Perhaps a little too small

Not cheap


Price: c £140 inc. VAT


Star Rating: 8 Stars  Its a Sony!

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