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Sony Walkman NWZ-A15

alaTest has collected and analyzed 527 reviews of Sony Walkman NWZ-A15. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and performance are generally positive. The price and sound also get good views.

usability, sound, price, performance, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony Walkman NWZ-A15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony Walkman NWZ-A15

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 user reviews of Sony Walkman NWZ-A15 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the headphones and portability. The price and sound also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability.

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91% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZA-15 A Series High Res Walkman 16 GB - SilverSony NWZA-15 A Series High Res Walkman 16 GB - Silver

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Walkman NWZ-A15

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony Walkman NWZ-A15 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the battery and performance. The portability and sound also get good comments. The storage and price get critical reviews.

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reliability, price, storage

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZ-A15 Walkman Video MP3 Player (16GB) - SilverSony NWZ-A15 Walkman Video MP3 Player (16GB) - Silver

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Britta O'Boyle (pocket-lint.com)

Sony NWZ-A15 Walkman is a super-cute portable high-res music player (hands-on) - Pocket-lint

 

Sony has announced a couple of new Walkmans to its portfolio, including one that it claims is the world's smallest and lightest portable player. The NWZ-A15

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-A15 review

 

Meet the Sony NWZ-A15; the smallest, lightest and cheapest high-resolution Walkman so far

High-res richness ; Sleek and stylish ; Bluetooth with NFC

No touchscreen ; No DSD playback ; Limited capacity

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony NWZ-A15 review

 

A good way to get into high-resolution music

Lots of detail Small size Expandable memory

Could do with better timing and greater dynamics Uninspiring design

Ultimately it comes down to this: if you want the very best in sound quality and features, the A15 isn’t what you’re looking for. But if you’re not after flashy features and merely want to dip your toe into the high-resolution water, this is a very...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony NWZ-A15 review

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Following Sony's continued desire to push hi-res audio to the masses, the NWZ-A15 was its first foray into packaging it up in a reasonably priced Walkman. Launched in 2014 and since succeeded by the NWZ-A25HN, the MP3 player follows the simple long,...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Ian Morris (digitalspy.com)

Sony NWZ-A15 high resolution Walkman review: A device for music lovers

 

Is there still a place for a standalone music player in the 21st century?

Beautiful sound quality ; PREVIOUS ARTICLEDali Kubik One review: Amazing sound qualityNEXT ARTICLEDo 50 Cent's new headphones measure up ; Nicely-designed device ; Long battery life

No touchscreen ; Expensive price ; Non-standard proprietary connector is essential

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: more (argos.co.uk)

Sony NWZ-A15 High Resolution MP3 - Silver

 

" Really happy with the item sound is great, design perfect, Battery life is impressive easy to get additional accessories (sd card,cover,) It's definitely worth is money, I DO RECOMMEND this item if you are music lover. Thank you!!!! "

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Joanne (argos.co.uk)

Sony NWZ-A15 High Resolution MP3 - Silver

 

" Bought as a gift for my partner after his creative zen broke. He loves it. Does everything he needs it to do. Great value for money "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: DB6566 (argos.co.uk)

Great alternative to ipod

 

" I bought this item last week, very pleased with ease of use and ease of set up. Much easier to set up than my old ipod was. "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Kit Kat (argos.co.uk)

I am delighted with it.

 

" I love it and the size. "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: musicman (argos.co.uk)

Superior sound

 

" I always use Sony for audio because they are the masters at it and this A 15 is a fine example of brilliant sound. There are pre-sets and 2 customisable equalizers as well as other effects like clear audio and clear bass among others but to be honest...

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications

Camera

Built-in camera: No
Second camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Silver
Volume Control:Digital

Display

Display:TFT
Display Diagonal:2.2
Display Resolution:240 x 320
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:30
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC HE, AIFF, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
Video compression format:AVC, H.264, MPEG4, WMV9
Video formats supported:AVC,H.264,MPEG4,WMV9

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP, OPP
Bluetooth version:2.1
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes

Other Features

MP3 playback: Yes

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Type:MP4

Ports & interfaces

Interface:USB 2.0

Power

Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:30
Rechargeable:Y / Yes
USB charging:Y / Yes

Radio

FM band:76 - 108
FM band range:76 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:16

System Requirements

USB required: Yes

Technical Details

Internal storage capacity:16

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.358
Height:4.29
Weight:2.33
Width:1.75