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Sony Walkman NWZ-B173 review

A slight return from the former king of portable music

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Product Type
Flash MP3 Player
Flash Memory Capacity
4 GB
Product Functions
Voice Recorder
Product Family
Walkman B
Colour
Red
Brand Name
Sony
Audio Formats
MP3, WMA
Maximum Number of Songs
970
Battery Built-in
Yes
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
USB
Yes
Headphone
Yes
Height
22.5 mm
Width
88.8 mm
Depth
15 mm
Product Series
B
Battery Run Time
18 Hour
Manufacturer
Sony Corporation
Product Model
NWZ-B173
Product Name
4GB Walkman MP3 Player with USB, Red
Product Line
Walkman
Manufacturer Part Number
NWZB173R.CEW
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.sony.co.uk
Marketing Information

Boost your bass - Touch a button for extra deep, pumping beats - even when you're listening at low volume.

Charge quickly - Plug in Walkman® for 3 minutes and get 90 minutes playback. A full charge gives you up to 18 hours listening time

Fashion clip - Show off your colourful B Series Walkman® - attach to your clothes, bag, belt or pocket and make a fashion statement

Flashing LED display - A colour-matched LED flashes in time with the music

Easy transfers - Fill your Walkman® with easy drag-and-drop MP3 music file transfers from any PC

Direct USB connection - Connect Walkman® to a compatible hi-fi or car stereo with USB port for easy playback; enjoy cable-free PC transfers

Voice Recording - Capture, play back and share voice recordings; choose recording quality from three bit-rates

ZAPPIN™ - Touch the ZAP button to preview a short snatch of each track and help you find the perfect song

Equaliser - Refine your listening with a choice of equaliser presets to enhance any track

Jog dial - Large dial design for easy control when you're out and about

Light, compact and easy to carry - Perfect for even the smallest pocket, weighing just 28 g (1.0 oz) and 89.2 mm (3 5/8 inches) long

4GB memory - Stores approximately 970 songs (4 minute songs recorded in MP3 format at 128kbps)

Package Contents
  • 4GB Walkman MP3 Player with USB, Red
  • Headphones
  • Quick Start Guide
  • CD-ROM
  • Clip
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Weight (Approximate)
28 g

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