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Sony ICD UX80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Sony ICD UX80. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Comments about the price and sound are on the whole positive. The performance and portability also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and battery. Reviews about the durability and size are mixed.

usability, portability, performance, sound, price

battery, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony ICD UX80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 21 reviews)

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Expert review by: Jesse Sutton (

Sony ICD-UX80


Sony's ICD-UX80 personal recording device is definitely a niche product, and you have to pay for the specialisation, but what it does it does well and...

Digital pitch control, voice on record and easy search features, doubles as a storage device and MP3 player, compatible with Apple Macintosh and PC

Charges via USB but does not include a rechargeable battery

It's more expensive than your average portable multimedia device of this size, but the ICD-UX80 sports a great deal of useful features. If you need a note taker and own a computer this could become a very handy tool. As far as note takers go it's not...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: Chris Finnamore (

Sony ICD-UX80


Many MP3 players can record as well as play tracks, but if you're serious about it you need a dedicated voice recorder. Sony's ICD-UX80 is a stereo recorder that's also an MP3 player

The 21st Century dictation machine. High-quality voice recording in a neat unit.

May, 2008

Expert review by: Carrie-Ann Skinner (

Sony ICD UX80 digital voice recorder


The Sony ICD UX80 is the latest digital recorder from Sony that fuses crackle-free recordings with the ability to record and play back MP3 files that can then be transferred to your PC.

The combination of crystal clear sound, easy-to-use function and a small and lightweight device make Sony's ICD UX80 a worthy purchase. Especially when you factor in a price that won't dent your pocket too much.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: intantrisilvina (

Sony ICD UX80 2 GB, multi function recorder


The existence of a Sony Tape Recorder device may have become mandatory for some people, especially the work as journalists. Now, the Sony digital recorder that is easy, practical, and small size. One is the ICD-UX80 with 2GB. You can record up to 580...

multifunction, with lcd screen


May, 2009

Product Specifications

The ICD-UX80 is a 2GB 3-in-1 Voice Recorder with MP3 playback and data storage capabilities and capacity of up to 5000 MP3 files.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital voice recorder
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Digital voice recorder


Run Time (Up To):34hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Digital Recording Time:1450 min - ST (Stereo) / 2180 min - STSP (Stereo Standard Play) / 34880 min - LP (Long Play) / 5810 min - STLP (Stereo Long Play) / 8720 min - SP (Standard Play)
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Flash Memory

Installed Size:2GB


Compatibility:Mac / PC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony ICD



Remote Control

Type: None