Sony Introduces New Walkman® Devices, Including Thinnest Walkman® To Date

Sony is introducing a couple new devices to their Walkman® music player line, including the thinnest Walkman® to date.  The F800 and E470 series will launch next month and include the Sony cloud-based Music Unlimited service. Music Unlimited is a monthly subscription service that entitles members access to 14 million songs and the ability to transfer their favorite songs to their Walkman® for offline listening.  Users can easily drag and drop files to their device using iTunes® for Windows® via Media Go software or Windows® Media Player.  Sony is also including SenseMe technology which catalogs music into different channels.  You can find the specifications for the new devices below:

Walkman® F800 Series

  • 3.5″ touch screen
  • Android 4.0
  • NVIDIA Tegra® 2 dual-core processor
  • S-Master Digital Amplifier which cuts distortion, providing better clarity when listening.
  • W. button to allow easy access to music controls.
  • Included applications such as email, gallery and maps.
  • Bluetooth® capabilities

Walkman® E470 Series

  • 2.0 LCD screen
  • 7mm thin
  • Karaoke mode
  • Two pre-installed games

The 4GB E470 will retail for $79.99, the 8GB for $99.99, and the 16GB for $109.99.  Pricing for the F800 line is higher as they will release at $269.99 for the 16GB version and $299.99 for the 32GB model.  These new models are scheduled for an August release and will be available in retail stores as well as online at

Let us know if you plan on picking up one of these new Walkman® devices.


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