Sony Announces Two New Android Walkman Devices, Coming October 19th
Sony Corporation has announced two new Walkman devices that use the Android operating system. The Sony Walkman NW-ZX1 and Sony Walkman NW-F880 will be released by Sony Japan. Both of these devices will have Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 4-inch 480×854 Triluminous screen, WiFi, Bluetooth, and NFC. The F880 will be available in three colors.
The F880 has 24 bit/192kHz lossless audio for FLAC or WAV files. It also has hardware buttons for easy access to playback. It will be available in three sizes 16GB (NW-F885), 32GB (NW-F886), and 64GB (NW-F887).
The ZX1 has an FM radio, digital noise cancellation, and 128GB of storage. At the back of the device is a headphone amplifier called S-Master HX to reduce noise distortion. Unfortunately, the ZX1 does not come with free headphones. The F880 will be available in white, black, blue, and pink. The 64GB is only available in black and white.
These devices will be launching in Japan on October 19th. It is unknown whether these devices will make it’s way over to the U.S. though.