At the CES 2015, Sony unveiled the Walkman NW-ZX2 that is a Hi-Res Digital Music Player sans bundled headphones. This device is the sequel to the Walkman ZX1 and it will be going on sale later this year for a pricing of massive $1,200 (approx. Rs 75,600 at current exchange rates). The Walkman NW-ZX2 will be first available in United States.
Talking of the specifications of Sony Walkman NW-ZX2, it boasts of a 4-inch FWVGA Triliminos display with screen resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The Walkman is based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, and provides access to Google Play Store for adding whatever music app you want.
The device measures 65.1 x 131.2 x 18.5 mm and weights approx 235 grams. For connectivity, the Walkman NW-ZX2 is packed with Bluetooth (A2DP/AVRCP/OPP/HID/SPP), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/a, NFC and micro USB. Also, there is 128GB internal storage space with expandable using microSD card.
Furthermore, the Walkman NW-ZX2 supports almost all popular audio formats like MP3, WMA1, FLAC, Linear PCM, WAV, AAC-LC2, HE-AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF and DSD, and Sony claims that the MP3 playback time is up to 60 hours and Hi-Res Audio playback time is up to 33 hours.
Other features of the Walkman NW-ZX2 include High-Resolution Audio playback, S-Master HX Digital Amplifier, DSEE HX (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine), ClearAudio+, Clear Bass, Equaliser and VPT.