Material.net prematurely unveiled the Sony S-Series Walkman series specifications. Two of the new devices that are part of the S-series include the Sony 8GB NWZ-S544 and the Sony 16GB NWZ-S545. The devices feature a 16:9 (320×240, 262k colors) 2.4″ QVGA LCD screen. The device also has built in speakers on the front of the player. The device has a 42 hour audio and 6.5 hour video battery life.
Uploading content to the device utilizes a drag and drop interface in the software. The device is also compatible with iTunes and Windows Media Player. There is also an FM radio player with 30 presents. Formats supported for music include MP3, WMA, and AAAC. Video formats supported include H264/AVC, WMV, and MP4. There is a built in microphone and video recording feature in the S-Series Walkman.
These devices arrive as Sony celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Walkman.