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Sony NW E002F (512 MB)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Sony NW E002F (512 MB). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the size and design are overall positive. The sound and performance also get good feedback. The reliability and memory get less positive opinions.

usability, performance, sound, design, size

memory, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NW E002F (512 MB) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony NW E002F (512 MB)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Sony NW E002F (512 MB) from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the battery and design. The sound and size also get good feedback, but there are some mixed reviews about the performance. Many are negative about the reliability.

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68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NW-E002BC Walkman 512MB MP3 Player - BlackSony NW-E002BC Walkman 512MB MP3 Player - Black

Mar, 2018

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Sony NW-E002 512MB, blue


Over the past year or so, the company has produced a handful of stylish, great-sounding MP3 players with excellent battery life. The NW-E000 series is no exception. Now, if only Sony would apply that same perseverance to its lackluster SonicStage...

The Sony NW-E000 features a stylish design with a handy built-in USB interface, and it offers some desirable features, such as an FM radio. It's also competitively priced.

Sony's requisite SonicStage software still leaves much to be desired, and the NW-E000's display is impossible to read in direct sunlight. This player's controls are also rather unintuitive.

The Sony NW-E000 is a compact, stylish flash MP3 player that those who can tolerate SonicStage should consider, but beware the unintuitive interface.

Aug, 2006

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Sony NW-E002F 512MB



hard to download podcasts

Jun, 2012

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


I havn't just purchased this product but contacted Sony to try to get software that would enable me to use the MP3 player with Windows 7. Unfortunately it would seem that it can't be used so having had to replace my 'Vista' computer I now am unable to...

Mar, 2012

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


When you try to transfer a lot of tracks, they oftn get muddled up. For example, if the order should be a,b,c,d,e you mighty end up with b,a,e,d,c. This is annoying.

Aug, 2011

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


Excellent sound quality and easy to negotiate through all the available options.

None that I can think of.

Jun, 2011

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


It cannot be used with the Mac

Apr, 2011

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


Nice colour.

Small display. I find Sony Stage difficult to use. Hard to move between folders. User manual does not tell how to change the battery. Cannot be used to listen to through speakers? Can't delete files from player either. Very user unfriendly.

Mar, 2011

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


Worked well

will not load on my new laptop

Jul, 2010

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Sony NW-E002F 512MB


Sound quality is better than any MP3 player I have had or heard

The home (control) button has a mind of its own and on a number of occasions has totally refused to go back to the top menu to allow me to drill down through the submenus. The 'screen' quality is poor with insufficient space to show clearly where you...

Feb, 2010

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Sony NW-E002 512MB


compresses songs creating a seemingly endless memory storage.

quick charge but could expect battery to last longer.

Nov, 2009

Product Specifications

Sony's worldwide reputation for creating unique, attractive, high-quality, advanced technology products rests on a long line of innovations embraced by people from all walks of life. With a diverse product lineup serving a variety of lifestyles and industries, Sony continuously strives to introduce new products and technologies to meet changing market needs. PRODUCT FEATURES: Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery with great Stamina of 30 hours; High speed battery charge: 3 minutes charging will give you 3 hours playback time; Transfer up to 22 CD's onto the internal memory thanks to ATRAC3plus compression technology; FM radio tuner built in; Direct USB plug for ease of use.


Equalizer:No / Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

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


Run Time (Up To):28hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Blue / Pink / Violet

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:ATRAC3 / ATRAC3plus / MP3 / WMA

Digital Storage


Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Display number of lines:1

Energy Management

Battery performance:1
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:28 / 30
Number of batteries supported:1


Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WAV, WMA / MP3, WMA

Flash Memory

Installed Size:512MB


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Walkman

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):0.969 x 0.535 x 3.11
File type:MP3, WMA, WAV, ATRAC3, ATRAC3plus
Headphone outputs:1
Media types supported:MP3 / WMA / WAV
USB cable:N
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: No
AC adapter included:N
Bundled software:SonicStage 3.4 / SonicStage software 3.4 / SonicStage V 3.4
Neck strap: Yes
Pouch: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Battery Capacity:1
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:28 / 30
Number of batteries supported:1


FM radio:No / Yes
Preset Station Qty:30
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: No
Voice recording: No

Remote Control

Type: None


Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:0.512

Weight & Dimensions