Sony announced the A Series NWZ-A860 portable MP3 player for audiophiles offering 23 hours of continuous music playback, integrated Bluetooth streaming, touch-screen audio/video playback, wireless photo sharing, and comes equipped with premium earbuds for maximum comfort.
The NWZ-A860 includes Media Go software to easily transfer music, videos, playlists and photos to your Walkman player. Users can drag and drop unsecured data from iTunes for Windows, Windows Media Player or Windows Explorer.
Sony's exclusive Clear Audio Technologies provided superior sound quality. Karaoke Mode, bookmarking with multiple playlists and a language learning function are also included. Users can also create channels with the SensMe feature, which keeps your music in tune with your mood by automatically categorizing your music tracks into different channels. The synchronized lyric feature allows users to load .lrc files for songs and set the lyrics to scroll by in sync to the music. Built-in voice recording uses the integrated microphone and adjustable bit rate to make the voice recording function easy to use. Multiple high-quality audio and video formats are supported, giving users more freedom to download the files they want.
- Sony's exclusive Clear Audio Technologies — Digital Sound Enhancement Engine, Clear Stereo and Clear Bass Audio Technologies for deeper, richer sound. New S-Master MX digital amplifier technology reduces noise level and distortion, creating a superb sound experience.
- Experience your music wirelessly and stream audio to other compatible devices with integrated Bluetooth.
- A 2.8″ WQVGA (400×240) TFT touch screen delivers incredible color for fast, rich viewing of photos, videos, and album artwork. The hybrid operation system provides intuitive touch panel controls and traditional button controls for playback.
- With the Photo Transfer feature, users can share their personal photos taken with a compatible Bluetooth enabled device.
Price and Availability
The Sony Walkman A-Series NWZ-A860 will be available September 2011: