The Walkman portable music player from Sony is growing. The newest product is the Walkman NW-A306 which comes with compact dimensions and long battery life.

Features of the Sony Walkman NW-A306

The premium design that characterizes the Walkman portable music player is maintained. The body design is made of one piece of solid aluminum. On the front there is a large touch screen measuring 3.6 inches with HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Overall the weight is very light. Only 113 grams.

Sound quality is the main focus of this device. According to Sony, apart from supporting Hi-Res Audio, all the materials and components they carry are specially selected so that they can have an impact on the quality of the sound produced.

To boost sound performance, Sony embeds a variety of exclusive technologies. Like for example the Sony S-Master HX to ensure sound output with minimal noise and distortion. Then, there is also the AI-powered DSEE Ultimate. This feature relies on smart algorithms to upscale compressed audio files to a higher audio quality. The audio codecs it supports are also quite complete. Among them MP3, WMA, FLAC, AAC, DSD, AIFF, and Apple Lossless.

One added value The Walkman NW-A306 runs the Android operating system. So, you can add a variety of popular music streaming applications from the Play Store.

As for battery life, it is very durable. Walkman NW-A306 can be used up to 36 hours to listen to 96kHz/24-bit FLAC format music files using headphones. Meanwhile, if you use wireless headphones or TWS, the battery life is reduced to about 26 hours.

Sony Walkman NW-A306 price

The Walkman NW-A306 is currently available in the Japanese market with prices starting at US$347 for 32GB capacity and US$430 for 64GB capacity.


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