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Sony NW-E 003

Sony NW-E 003
alaScore 79

48 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Sony NW-E 003. 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 design. The performance and usability are also appreciated.

portability, usability, performance, design, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NW-E 003 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 48 reviews)

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony NW-E 003


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony NW-E 003 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the reliability and sound. The performance and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, performance, sound, reliability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony NW-E003LC Walkman 1GB MP3 Player - Blue

Aug, 2015

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Expert review by: Good Gear (

Expert Review


Good value MP3 player only let down by Sony's SonicStage software.

Wide number of supported formats, small, sleek, doubles as a USB drive, reasonably priced, radio

No recording abilities, Have to use SonicStage software

Nov, 2006

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Sony NW-E003 review


Sony's people were keen to ensure us this flash-memory MP3 player ‘looks like a lipstick'. Well, it is very small, fits pleasingly in the palm and comes in a range of hues, not all of which would make it onto the lips of anyone other than a Cure fan....

Nov, 2006

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Sony - NW-E003


Sony's NW-E003 music player uses a simple USB memory key design, where you pop off the end cover and plug it into your PC or notebook to charge the Li-Ion battery and fill the player with ...

Sony has come up with a small, light and stylish player that has a superb battery life, but in 1GB form it's a fairly expensive player and the process of converting music files to ATRAC format is so tedious that it is beyond a joke.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: Iain (

Sony NW-E003 1GB


Light weight, slim, good display, FM Radio, internal battery & storage size

Difficulty transfering music onto device, does not display song name, charge does not last too long & earphones are too short

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No


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


Display Technology:OLED Display
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

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

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion