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WALKMAN® WITH HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

Full Specifications & Features

Starting at

RM 899.00

(MYR Inc. GST)
2 Models
2 Models

Size & Weight

Size & Weight

Power

Power

Power

Storage Media

Connectivity

Connectivity

Connectivity

Connectivity

Connectivity

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Playback & display

Headphone Out (Stereo mini-jack)

Headphone Out (Balanced standard-jack)

Software

Software

Software

Footnotes

Price

What's In The Box

Colour Options

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Weight

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

Charging Time (full charge)

Charging Time (Quick Charge)

Memory Size

USB Connection

WM-PORT

Wireless Capabilities

Compatible Bluetooth® Profile

Input and Output Terminals

Music Searching Methods

Music Play Mode

Drag and Drop

Display Resolution

Display Type

Photo Playback Notes

FM Tuner

Sound Effects

Audio Playback

Audio Playback Notes

Video Playback

Video Playback Notes

Waterproof

Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

MPEG4

Operating System

System Requirements

Touchscreen

Digital Noise Cancelling

16GB
NW-A45
16GB 
NW-A45

Price

RM 899.00

(MYR Inc. GST)

What's In The Box

  • ・Walkman (1) ・USB cable (1) ・Startup Guide ・Instruction Manual A Micro SD card is not supplied with the Walkman.

Colour Options

redgoldgreenblueblack

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  • Approx. 55.9mm x 97.5mm x 10.9mm 2.21 inches x 3.84 inches x 0.43 inches

Weight

  • Approx. 98 g 3.5 Oz

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

  • DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs
  • DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs
  • FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs
  • FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs
  • FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs
  • FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs
  • MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs
  • MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs

Charging Time (full charge)

  • Approx. 4 hrs

Charging Time (Quick Charge)

  • -

Memory Size

  • 16GB

USB Connection

  • Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)

WM-PORT

  • WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins

Wireless Capabilities

  • Bluetooth® Ver 4.2,NFC: Yes

Compatible Bluetooth® Profile

  • Compatible Bluetooth profiles*1 - A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) - AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile) Supported Codec*2: SBC*3, LDAC, aptX *1 Bluetooth profiles are standardized according to the purpose of the Bluetooth device. *2 Codec indicates the audio signal compression and conversion format. *3 SBC stands for Subband Codec.

Input and Output Terminals

  • Headphone: Stereo mini-jack,WM-PORT: WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins,External memory: Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

Music Searching Methods

  • All Songs / Artist / Release Year / Playlists / Album / Genre / Composer / Hi-Res / Recent Transfers / SensMe Channels / Folder

Music Play Mode

  • Shuffle Playback / Repeat Off / Repeat 1 Song / Repart All,Playback Range (All Range / Selected Range)

Drag and Drop

  • Yes

Display Resolution

  • 3.1-inch (7.8 cm) , WVGA (800 x 480 Pixels)

Display Type

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen

Photo Playback Notes

  • -

FM Tuner

  • Yes

Sound Effects

  • 6Band equalizer (Off / Rock / Pop / Jazz / Classical / EDM / R&B HIPHOP / Relax / Custom 1 / Custom 2),DSEE HX (On / Off),DC Phase Linearizer,VPT (Off / Studio / Club / Concert Hall / Matrix),Dynamic Normalizer (On / Off),ClearAudi+ (On / Off),Clear Phase (On / Off)

Audio Playback

  • AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 6-320kbps / 8-48kHz
  • APE ( .ape): 8, 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz (Fast, Normal, High)
  • Apple Lossless ( .mp4, .m4a): 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz
  • DSD ( .dsf, .dff): 1bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz (Audio that is converted to Linear P cm is output.)
  • FLAC ( .flac): 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz
  • HE-AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32-144kbps / 8-48kHz
  • MP3 ( .MP3): 32 - 320kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ),/ 32, 44.1, 48kHz
  • WMA ( .WMA): 32 - 192kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ),/ 44.1kHz

Audio Playback Notes

  • ・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders. ;・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ;・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ;・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2GB) or larger cannot be played back. ;・This product recognizes audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio. The "HR" symbol is displayed for high-resolution audio sources.

Video Playback

  • -

Video Playback Notes

  • -

Waterproof

  • -

Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

  • 35mW+35mW

MPEG4

  • 35mW+35mW

Operating System

  • -

System Requirements

  • Windows® 10 Windows® 8.1 Windows® 7 macOS™v10.8-10.12

Touchscreen

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen

Digital Noise Cancelling

  • Digital Noise Canceling Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus / Train, Airplane, Office
32GB with headphone
NW-A46HN
32GB with headphone 
NW-A46HN

Price

RM 1,299.00

(MYR Inc. GST)

What's In The Box

  • ・Walkman (1) ・USB cable (1) ・Startup Guide ・Instruction Manual ・Headphones (1) IER-NW500N or IER-NW500NE (only for Europe and Korea) ・Earbuds (1 set) ・Clip (for Headphones) (1) A Micro SD card is not supplied with the Walkman.

Colour Options

redgoldgreenblueblack

Dimensions (W x H x D)

  • Approx. 55.9mm x 97.5mm x 10.9mm 2.21 inches x 3.84 inches x 0.43 inches

Weight

  • Approx. 98 g 3.5 Oz

Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music

  • DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs
  • DSD (2.8224MHz / 1bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs
  • FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs
  • FLAC (192kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs
  • FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs
  • FLAC (96kHz / 24bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs
  • MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs
  • MP3 (128kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs

Charging Time (full charge)

  • Approx. 4 hrs

Charging Time (Quick Charge)

  • -

Memory Size

  • 32GB

USB Connection

  • Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)

WM-PORT

  • WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins

Wireless Capabilities

  • Bluetooth® Ver 4.2,NFC: Yes

Compatible Bluetooth® Profile

  • Compatible Bluetooth profiles*1 - A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) - AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile) Supported Codec*2: SBC*3, LDAC, aptX *1 Bluetooth profiles are standardized according to the purpose of the Bluetooth device. *2 Codec indicates the audio signal compression and conversion format. *3 SBC stands for Subband Codec.

Input and Output Terminals

  • Headphone: Stereo mini-jack,WM-PORT: WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins,External memory: Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC

Music Searching Methods

  • All Songs / Artist / Release Year / Playlists / Album / Genre / Composer / Hi-Res / Recent Transfers / SensMe Channels / Folder

Music Play Mode

  • Shuffle Playback / Repeat Off / Repeat 1 Song / Repart All,Playback Range (All Range / Selected Range)

Drag and Drop

  • Yes

Display Resolution

  • 3.1-inch (7.8 cm) , WVGA (800 x 480 Pixels)

Display Type

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen

Photo Playback Notes

  • -

FM Tuner

  • Yes

Sound Effects

  • 6Band equalizer (Off / Rock / Pop / Jazz / Classical / EDM / R&B HIPHOP / Relax / Custom 1 / Custom 2),DSEE HX (On / Off),DC Phase Linearizer,VPT (Off / Studio / Club / Concert Hall / Matrix),Dynamic Normalizer (On / Off),ClearAudi+ (On / Off),Clear Phase (On / Off)

Audio Playback

  • AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 6-320kbps / 8-48kHz
  • APE ( .ape): 8, 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz (Fast, Normal, High)
  • Apple Lossless ( .mp4, .m4a): 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz
  • DSD ( .dsf, .dff): 1bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz (Audio that is converted to Linear P cm is output.)
  • FLAC ( .flac): 16, 24bit / 8-192kHz
  • HE-AAC ( .mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32-144kbps / 8-48kHz
  • MP3 ( .MP3): 32 - 320kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ),/ 32, 44.1, 48kHz
  • WMA ( .WMA): 32 - 192kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR) ),/ 44.1kHz

Audio Playback Notes

  • ;・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders. ;・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ;・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ;・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2GB) or larger cannot be played back. ;・This product recognizes audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio. The "HR" symbol is displayed for high-resolution audio sources.

Video Playback

  • -

Video Playback Notes

  • -

Waterproof

  • -

Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)

  • 35mW+35mW

MPEG4

  • 35mW+35mW

Operating System

  • Sony original OS

System Requirements

  • Windows® 10 Windows® 8.1 Windows® 7 macOS™v10.8-10.12

Touchscreen

  • TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen

Digital Noise Cancelling

  • Digital Noise Canceling Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus / Train, Airplane, Office

Features

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Available in a range of colours

The NW-A40 Series comes in a range of unique colours, designed to fit seamlessly with your style and your life.

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High-Resolution Audio for uncompromised sound

Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher-than-CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker, so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you. 

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S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution audio in maximum quality

Optimised for High-Resolution Audio, S-Master HX™ amplifier reduces distortion and noise, allowing you to enjoy all the subtleties in your music.

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DSD playback

Experience the natural sound and intense detail of DSD audio formats. This is the preferred recording format of many top producers and engineers, and you can enjoy it using the NW-A40 Series’ high-quality PCM conversion.

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Restore all your compressed files

The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine HX (DSEE HX™) upscales compressed digital music files (MP3, ACC, ATRAC and WMA) and takes them closer to the quality of High-Resolution Audio. By restoring the high-range sound lost in compression, DSEE HX™ reproduces your digital music files with rich, natural sound.  

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New solder maximises clarity

The precision-engineered components of the NW-A40 Series include high-quality, lead-free solder on the circuit board. This improved solder is also used on the S-master HX™ (CXD-3778GF) chip, resulting in a more efficient electronic connection. So every time you press play, you can enjoy purer audio playback with enhanced vocal clarity.

New circuit board for pure, solid bass

The NW-A40 Series' circuit board has been optimised to improve electricity flow. The layout from the battery to the audio block minimises the power loop, making the power supply stable. The result is clearer sound and pure, solid bass that comes through in every track.

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LDAC™: for the transmission of High-Resolution Audio content

Enjoy your music at greater than CD quality with LDAC™ wireless audio transmission. LDAC uses a conventional BLUETOOTH® connection, but transfers at a maximum data transfer rate up to 990kbps – approximately three times that of other audio profiles. The result is enhanced wireless listening that's much closer to the artist's intention. 

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Digital noise cancelling for fewer distractions

When used with compatible IER-NW500N headphones, the NW-A40 Series' digital noise cancelling reduces the ambient noise you would normally hear from your surroundings. Microphones built in to the headphones work with the digital noise cancelling engine to cut out unwanted sound.

Ambient sound mode keeps you aware

Listening to music but still want to hear the outside world? When you're using the compatible IER-NW500N headphones, select Ambient sound mode and the NW-A40 Series will let in external sounds to keep you aware of your surroundings.

Plays and decodes MQA music files

The NW-A40 Series is fully compatible with MQA files, so you can play even more lossless-quality music.

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USB DAC function makes music played from your computer sound even better

Use your NW-A40 Series as a USB DAC (Digital-Analogue Converter) by pairing it with a PC, Mac computer, or with a PC or Mac computer. When connected and activated using the supplied USB cable, the NW-A40 Series replaces your computer’s regular sound processing with its own, highly-tuned, hardware processing. Now, whether you’re at your home or office, in a coffee shop or commuting, you can always enjoy premium sound quality.

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Effortless control with the large touch screen

With the large, full-colour touch screen, you're in complete control. Change tracks, create playlists and more, just by tapping the handy on-screen buttons.

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Listen for longer with up to 45 hours' battery life

Perfect for commuting or when you want to enjoy your music all day, when fully charged you can enjoy up to 45 hours of music playback

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Expand your memory with the SD card slot

Want to store even more music on your Walkman®? Pop in an SD card (not supplied) for additional memory.

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NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity

Near Field Communication (NFC™) and BLUETOOTH® technology make connecting to your music fast and easy. Just touch your NFC™-enabled device to your NW-A40 Series  for a quick, seamless connection, then start streaming.

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Handy buttons for quick control

The play/pause, music-selection and volume buttons on the side panel are shaped and positioned for easy operation.