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Sony NWZ-A840 Walkman MP3 Player

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)
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
Weight (approx.) 58g 62g
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.

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