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Sony NW-S202B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Sony NW-S202B. 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. People are impressed by the portability and durability. The sound and design are also mentioned favorably, whereas the battery and reliability get less positive reviews.

usability, design, sound, durability, portability

size, reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NW-S202B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony NW-S202B from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the portability and design. The sound and durability also get good views, but comments are divided on the battery. Some have doubts about the reliability and size.

usability, durability, sound, design, portability

performance, size, reliability

76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWS203 - 1GB Walkman MP3 Player - BlackSony NWS203 1GB Walkman MP3 Player - PinkSony NWS203- 1GB Walkman MP3 Player - Silver

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Jasmine France (

Sony NW-S200 review: Sony NW-S200


When info about Sony's NW-S200 Sports Walkman leaked onto the Web back in July, I was quick to lean on the company's PR team to get the inside scoop. It took many patient weeks of waiting to get my hands on an actual review unit of the fitness-minded...

Sony's NW-S200 S2 Sports Walkman features a unique design and several fitness-friendly extras; it applies nifty uses of Sony's G-sensor technology; sound quality is excellent; includes an FM tuner.

As usual, Sony's subpar (and required) SonicStage software sullies the experience, and there's no fitness software to help you track your progress. The included earbuds are uncomfortable and won't fit all users.

The NW-S200 Walkman proves once again that Sony knows what it's doing in the hardware department; fitness-minded users should take a close look at this flash MP3 player. But make sure you're comfortable with SonicStage before you commit.

Oct, 2006

Expert review by: Darren Murph (

Sony NW-S205 2GB Network Walkman reviewed


After we let the cat out of the bag, it didn't take long for CNET to get their hands on Sony's latest excuse to exercise. The NW-S205, appearing only in black and housing 2GB of capacity, is their newest Network Walkman and is apparently poised to...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Ilse Jurrien (

Sony Walkman NW-S200


Perfect for active people who want music wherever they are and whatever they are doing, the Walkman NW-S200 series is compact and lightweight, yet packed with unique features. This includes a durable, water-resistant body; various playback options...

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: Jasmine France (

Sony NW-S200 Walkman series Preview - MP3 Players

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: scracer113 (

Easy to use and very portable


I got this player for Christmas from my parents.

Transfering files using Windows Explorer is quick, easy, and allows the user to manage files easily. FM radio reception is stronger than my sterio

I wish this unit had more accessories available in retail/chain stores. Headphone wires are 2 different lenghts.

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: fasilkaks (

Sleek and Superb


all together the stuff is superb.

Awsome sound quality and LCD quality. Light weight. Browsing through the features are very easy. easy to handle.

LCD screen size is too small.

May, 2008

Consumer review by: Mary (

Sony NW-S202 512MB


Easy to use and portable

Very low battery life

Sep, 2009

Consumer review by: Shaaza (

Sony S2 Sports Walkman NW-S202 512 MB: Lose weight with Style !


This should be crowned as one of the most useful mp3 players invented so far. The Sony sports s202 is mainly designed for those who love sports and has all that you could need to start exercising. The mp3 player comes in three colours, pink, black and...

stopwatch, clock, calorie and distance counter, stylish, good quality sounds

stores only 125 mp3 files unless compressed, expensive

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: Chobits (

Great buy.


I am not good with mp3's but i have this one for 1year and it is wanderful, very good and easy to use and anti-stock as idroped at the tube a few times but still is alive and is working wanderfully. One small problem is that i like my music loud and it...

May, 2008

Product Specifications

The NW-S200 series WALKMAN combines sports-friendly features, ranging from a stopwatch to a G-sensor to measure steps, distance and calories, in a stylish water-resistant body, boasting a unique easy to use design.It's ideal for even non-gym bunnies who just want a brilliant WALKMAN. It's available in a variety of models for every use; it just depends on how much music you want to carry, and whether you're after a radio. The NW-S202F comes with an FM radio. To make things even easier for you, the NW-S200 series also has multi-codec compatibility; this means you can listen to music files in ATRAC, MP3, WMA non-DRM, AAC non-DRM formats.So whether you love or loathe exercising, this WALKMAN range is designed to give you the extra boost you need to get out there and get moving.


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


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


Display Technology:Not Applicable / OLED Display
Touchscreen: No

General Features

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

Playback / Recording

DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: Yes
OGG Playback: No

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No