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Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and size. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the headphones and price.

usability, portability, design, size, sound

reliability, price, headphones

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Opinions about the design and performance are overall positive. The size and portability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the price. Reviews about the memory and reliability are mixed.

usability, portability, size, performance, design


94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NW-MS70 Network WalkmanSony NW-MS70 Network Walkman

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Don Labriola (

Sony Network Walkman Digital Music Player NW-MS70D


The Sony Network Walkman Digital Music Player NW-MS70D is a striking player with a dazzling array of rotating rings, knobs, and sliding controls. Learning to use these iconoclastic controls, unfortunately, can be a challenge.

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Nov, 2003

Expert review by: John Frederick Moore (

Sony Network Walkman NW-MS review: Sony Network Walkman NW-MS


Sleek, compact design; strong audio quality; great battery life; 256MB of built-in memory; expansion slot.

Expensive; proprietary encryption scheme slows transfer time and eats hard-disk space.

If you get your digital music from CDs alone, this tiny player rocks; otherwise, format conversion mars the experience.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: Asher Moses (

Sony NW-MS70D: iPod Killer or Expensive Paper Weight


Spending that little bit extra on a Sony product usually means the purchase offers a high minimum standard of quality. This is the case for Sony's new NW-MS70D, part of Sony's "Network Walkman" line. While it will not take out the iPod, the NW-MS70D is...

Before taking a look at sound quality, let's examine an equally important feature - battery life. The NW-MS70D features an in-built rechargeable battery, which Sony says has up to 33 hours of life before needing to be recharged. During our internal...

Nov, 2003

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Sony NW-MS70D


Expert review by: PC Authority (

Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D


For the price, this unit doesn't have a lot going for it. It is clumsy to operate, and the display is too small. It has a slot for a Memory Stick, although a 'MagicGate' adaptor is required.

Oct, 2006

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Sony Network Walkman NW-MS70D


If you get your digital music from CDs alone, this tiny player rocks; otherwise, format conversion mars the experience.

Jul, 2003

Consumer review by: Victor (


Aug, 2005

Consumer review by: terry (

for 300 dollars it needs a armband available.

May, 2005

Consumer review by: FastOlly (

Tiny Tunes


Typical Sony build quality and great looks, tiny size

Software not the most intuitive

Aug, 2004

Consumer review by: travellingincognito (

Recommended for those with patience


Long battery life, very small

SOFTWARE IS TERRIBLE!, memory cards only go upto 128MB

Jul, 2004

Product Specifications

Sony's NW-MS70D Network Walkman Digital Music Player is the latest solution from Sony for listening to digital music on the go. Small enough to carry in your pocket or purse, this titanium device comes equipped with 256MB of embedded memory allowing you to store 178 songs. The Internal Battery provides up to 33 hours of continuous Playback (ATRAC3 Playback), and the Magic Gate Memory Stick Duo expansion slot allows you to take along even more music! The NW-MS70D also plays back ATRAC3 Audio, supports MP3, WMA and WAV, and is supplied with Music Management Software for creating music mixes for transfer at super fast speed. Plus - the Skip-Proof Design (No Moving Parts) keeps your music playing smoothly despite your active lifestyle. Take your digital music to go with the NW-MS70D.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player


Run Time (Up To):33hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ATRAC3

Digital Storage


Dimensions & Weight


Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Network Walkman

MD System

Type: None

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty