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Sony CKL-NWA800B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 523 reviews of Sony CKL-NWA800B. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and performance. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably, but there are some less positive views about the connectivity and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony CKL-NWA800B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 523 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony CKL-NWA800B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 235 user reviews of Sony CKL-NWA800B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the portability and size are overall positive. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability, while opinions are divided on the performance.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2015

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Sony NW-A800 gets reviewed

 

Expert review by: Luigi Lugmayr (i4u.com)

Sony NW-A800 Review

 

Sony offers with the new NW-A800 series Walkman a new digital audio and video player in the iPod nano size range. What catches the eye right away is the large screen. That is no accident as Sony focuses on video playback on this small player. The Sony...

Mar, 2007
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Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Sony Walkman NW-A805 review

 

The granddaddy of portable audio gets it right at last

Attractive Easy-to-use menus

Expensive Software not brilliant

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The NW-805 comes with a hefty price tag, but if you can overlook the reliance on SonicStage, this is a fine portable media player with an excellent design and good sound quality.

Design, user interface, controls, excellent equaliser and sound settings, included EX monitor headphones

Price, reliance on poor SonicStage software, location of hold switch

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony Walkman NW-A805

 

The NW-A805 is Sony's first Walkman player that supports video playback. Offering a stunning, compact design, a bright and clear 2in screen and excell...

Design, user interface, controls, excellent equaliser and sound settings, included EX monitor headphones

Price, reliance on poor SonicStage software, location of hold switch

The NW-805 comes with a hefty price tag, but if you can overlook the reliance on SonicStage, this is a fine portable media player with an excellent design and good sound quality.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: (pcplus.co.uk)

Sony Walkman NW-A800 2GB

 

At last, a sign that Sony is recovering from the insanity that has gripped it over the last few years. This flash-based Walkman has, counter to recent tradition, both a pleasantly usable interface and decent desktop software.

Good interface and software, Decent picture quality

Diminutive controls, Too much screen glare

Sony has done well here, cramming a lot of features and functionality into a remarkable compact device

May, 2007

Expert review by: PC Plus (techradar.com)

Sony Walkman NW-A800 2GB review

 

Sony gets back to doing the simple things well

Good interface and software Decent picture quality

Diminutive controls Too much screen glare

May, 2007

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Walkman NW-A805 MP3 player Review

 

Sony's answer to the iPod nano?

Easy to use, battery life, ability to play video

For the extra £40 RRP you get the ability to play video, which will certainly appeal to the YouTube generation

For the extra £40 RRP you get the ability to play video, which will certainly appeal to the YouTube generation

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Walkman NW-A805 MP3 player review

 

Sony's Walkman range over the past couple of years has been, let's face it, lost in the wilderness. Mention Walkman to the average man in the street and they are more likely to mention Sony Ericsson's brand of music-focused phones rather than the MP3...

Easy to use, battery life, ability to play video

Screen is still too small to benefit, bundled software

For the extra £40 RRP you get the ability to play video, which will certainly appeal to the YouTube generation

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Walkman NW-A805

 

A cracking video/mp3 player, pity about the software.

Elsewhere the layout is much of a muchness. Volume is controlled by a rocker on the right edge and along the bottom edge are connections for the data cable and your headphones. The main controls are situated under the screen, in easy reach of your thumbs.

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-In Microphone:No / Yes
Built-In Radio:No / Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV Recording: No

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Display

Display Technology:LED Display / TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Others
Product Type:Audio Player / Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio/Video Player

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback:No / Yes
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback:No / Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: No
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: No

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No
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