Sony's ultra-thin WALKMAN® A840 video MP3 player is now available in a new white design. It boasts a 7.1cm/2.8″ OLED screen, S-Master Digital Amplifier technology and built-in Digital Noise Cancelling. Memory capacity options have also been widened, now ranging from 8GB up to 64GB (WALKMAN® A847), offering space to store up to 15,000 songs or 244 hours of video2.
A range of co-ordinated accessories includes portable docks and speaker systems, headphones and a choice of leather and silicon cases to protect WALKMAN® from dust, splashes and scratches.
Sony's updated NWZ-A840 series video MP3 players will be available in August 2010, along with the new E450 series.
Key technical specifications
|NWZ-E450 series||NWZ-A840 series|
|Capacity||NWZ-E455: 16GB (approx. 3,700 songs)
NWZ-E454: 8GB (approx. 1,800 songs)
NWZ-E453: 4GB (approx. 880 songs)
|NWZ-A847: 64GB (approx. 15,000 songs)
NWZ-A846: 32GB (approx. 7,500 songs)
NWZ-A845: 16GB (approx. 3,700 songs)
NWZ-A844: 8GB (approx. 1,800 songs)
|Supported music/video file formats||Audio: MP3/WMA (include DRM)/AAC/ Linear PCM/AAC format audio files that are copyright-protected cannot be played back.
Video: AVC(H.264/AVC) Baseline Profile/MPEG-4/WMV (including DRM)
|MP3, AAC, WMA(DRM), L-PCM, H264/AVC, MP4, WMV(DRM)|
|Display||5.1cm/2.0″ QVGA LCD||7.1cm/2.8″ WQVGA OLED|
|Playback functions||SensMe; Lyrics Sync; Karaoke Mode; Language Learning Mode||Language Learning mode|
|Other functions||Dynamic Normaliser; VPT; Equaliser; FM Radio; voice recorder; Alarm/timer; WM-Port||Digital Noise Cancelling; Dynamic Normaliser; VPT; Equaliser; FM Radio; WM-Port|
|Charging time (via USB)||80% recharge in 1.5 hrs, full recharge in 3 hours||80% recharge in 1.5hrs, full recharge in 3 hours|
|Battery life||50 hours of music playback with MP3 files at 128kbps with the equalizer set to “None”
10 hours of video playback with MPEG-4 files at 384kbps
|Up to 29 hours music playback (MP3 at 128kbps with the equalizer set to “None”
Up to 9 hours video playback MPEG-4 at 384kbps
|Available colours||Black, Red, Blue, Pink, Green||Black, White|
|Dimensions (approx.)||94.7 x 44.0 x 9.7 mm||104.9 x 46.8 x 7.2 mm|
|Supplied accessories||USB Cable, Headphones, Attachment for Accessories||USB Cable, Digital Noise Cancelling Headphones, Plug adaptor for in-flight use (single/dual), Attachment for Accessories|
2 4 minute song recorded at 128 kbps. Approximate video recording time at 384 kbps / audio 128 kbps.