Sony has today unveiled a new line of Walkmans that claim to feature good sound quality, and long battery life at affordable price points.
According to the company, its E Series Walkman supports up to 50 hours of audio playback (mp3 files at 128 kbps) and 10 hours of supported video playback (WMV at 384 kbps).
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The unit utilizes Sony's own "Clear Audio" technologies for clear, deep sound without distortion, comes with Content Transfer Software for easy file transfer, and has a SenseMe technology which automatically categorizes music tracks.
It also has a brand new user interface, a "Bookmark Function" so listeners can create playlists on the go, and supports MP3, WMA (DRM), AAC (non-DRM), linear PCM, and WMV (DRM) formats.
The Sony E Series Walkman will be available in the US next month for about US$70 for a 4GB memory version, model NWZ-E353, and US$80 for an 8 GB version, model NWZ-E354.