Good audio quality.
Metal Gear Solid design will appeal to fans of the game.
Nice extras like the soundtrack and unlock code for Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker for PSP.
Uncomfortable for extended durations.
Controls can get frustrating to use if you keep hitting the wrong ‘small buttons.’
Design may not attract the ladies.
Tends to get uncomfortable after long periods of time wearing them.
Not Mac compatible.
Just 1.68GB of storage.
Shuffle function flawed.
By 5FWD on February 23, 2011
The Sony NWZ–W252 is an impressive bit of kit. Sure, the earphones are more bulky than a regular pair, but it's ideal for training or keeping fit, where you don't want wires to get in the way. Best offers for the Sony NWZ–W252Amazon...80
By E-Gear on September 29, 2010
Sony recently launched a new “cord-free” W series Walkman, and lucky for us they were kind enough to send over a unit for review. So let’s start with this, I agreed to do the review, but honestly was not all that sure how much I would...-
By TechTree on August 02, 2010
The previous Sony MP3 player we reviewed was the NWZ-W202, which had a unique design that allowed you to wear it around your head like a pair of behind the neck headphones. With the latest version, the W252, Sony has made the player waterproof. At...70
By Tech2 on July 23, 2010
To conclude with this review, I can say that this player is definitely a good buy for those who might be contemplating to buy an Apple iPod shuffle. With an eye-catching design, some good features (let’s not forget that it’s water...90
By HardwareZone.com on July 08, 2010
While it might not suffice for everyday listening, we seriously recommend the Sony Walkman NWZ-W252 for sports enthusiasts because it caters to the average gym goer or weekly runner who wouldn't mind a dash of music to go with their routine. With...-
By Chip Chick on July 04, 2010
Yes, we may be ladies, but that doesn’t mean we don’t love us some Snake from Metal Gear Solid. So when we got a chance to review the Metal Gear Solid Walkman Player, believe it or not, we jumped at the chance to revel in the delight of...-
By Anything But iPod on June 22, 2010
Dealing with headphone cables can sometimes be a pain, especially when you are using it while active. One solution many have tried is by going wireless Bluetooth but sound quality was always hurt. You also still had to deal with a player and a set...-
By GadgetReview on June 10, 2010
In the 80s and 90s Sony dominated the portable media player market. Then Apple came along and released the iPod. Ever since Sony has been scrapping to keep pace and finally, after many years of denial, started building iPod compatible stereos, docks...-
By Geek.com on May 20, 2010
Sony’s NWZ-W252 water-resistant Walkman was not immediately a product that made sense to me. In fact it looked like something an elderly person would wear while taking an early morning walk around a mall. Its headphone-free design cuts down on...-
By Gear Live on May 20, 2010
Sony has recently release the NWZ-W252 W-Series Walkman MP3 player, a fully wearable unit tailored for those that like to listen to their power song while sweating it out at the gym or on a run. The device is water resistant and lightweight, so it...-