Sony NWZ-A15

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By digitalspy.co.uk on 80

At about £180, the A15 is hardly cheap. In fact that's about the same price as an iPod Touch. The Sony has no apps, and no ability to go online, so it can't use streaming music services like Tidal and Spotify. It is, of course, an amazing sounding...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 80

Not everyone needs a smartphone, that much is clear, and if you like listening to music but that don't necessarily need that feature rolled up with a smartphone, Sony's NWZ-A15 offers a solid amount of playback options for people who regard audio quality...

By T3 Magazine on 80

From vinyl, to CD to MP3, the market has always chosen convenience over quality, so by pushing high-resolution audio, it looks like Sony is onto looser here. And if the world of lossless music formats wasn't confusing enough for the consumer, selling a...

By musicphotolife.com on

The Sony NWZ-A15 is an inexpensive Walkman that can play High-Res audio in an extremely compact size, allowing you to enjoy great music separate from your smartphone. It is capable of playing music instantly from standby, via wired or Bluetooth...

By What Hi-Fi? on

Just in case you missed our IFA news story, the NWZ-A15 is the latest addition to Sony's Walkman range of high-res music players. The player costs £170, and comes with 16GB of storage, which can be boosted by micro SD card.DesignThe back and sides, have...

By Pocket-lint on

Sony has announced a couple of new Walkmans to its portfolio, including one that it claims is the world's smallest and lightest portable player. The NWZ-A15 Walkman has come along way in terms of design since the first Walkman was introduced all those...

By chip.com.my on

Hi-Res may be a misnomer to some, but to others who can appreciate it – it's the best thing in the world. This Walkman will make sure you enjoy it to the max(previously published in issue...

By liewcf.com on

From cassette to MiniDisc to CD to MP3 and now Hi-Res audio, SONY is the leading portable audio player brand. I had a chance to attend SONY Hi-Res audio demo in 2014 and tried the NWZ-ZX1 Hi-Res audio player. I was stunned by it, both the audio quality...

International Review By audio.de on

Endlich mal ein Trend, der keinem weh tut. Für HiRes-Musik braucht es qualitativ wertige Wiedergabegeräte – und die Musik auch mal nicht datenkomprimiert speichern und wiedergeben zu können schadet auch nicht. Zudem freut es den Künstler, wenn er seine...

By klgadgetguy.com on

The Sony NWZ-A15 is a dedicated music player made for audiophiles on a budget, while it may not sport fancy features like a smartphone, you certainly won't resist its great audio quality and capabilities of playing lossless audio files. Despite of that,...

By klgadgetguy.com on

Before the iPhone and Android devices ever existed, digital music players have changed the way we listen to music and they are mostly forgotten by many today, however there's just one thing that many smartphones do not emphasize on – sound quality. When...

International Review By Netzwelt on

High-Resolution Audio könnte man als Heilsbringer für Klang-geplagte verstehen, die dem komprimierten Brei vieler Musikdienste längst überdrüssig sind. Wer unkomprimierte Hi-Res Audio-Dateien unterwegs abspielen möchte, sollte sich Sonys MP3-Player...

International Review By Area DVD on

Für 200 EUR bietet der Sony Over-Ear-Kopfhörer MDR-1A bereits akustisch volle Kompatibilität für die Wiedergabe von High Resolution Audio-Medien. Ein Frequenzgang von 3 Hz bis 100 kHz garantiert zumindest auf dem Papier eine komplette Darstellung jedes...

International Review By Area DVD on

High Resolution Audio liegt derzeit voll im Trend, und Sony betätigt sich mit aller Macht schon seit der vergangenen IFA 2013 als Motor dieser Bewegung. Nicht nur Flac, auch DSD (Direct Stream Digital) Dateien stehen bei Sony im Fokus. Das verwundert...