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Sony NWZ-A847

alaTest has collected and analyzed 160 reviews of Sony NWZ-A847. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Comments about the portability and design are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but opinions about the memory and price are mixed.

sound, performance, usability, design, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-A847 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 user reviews of Sony NWZ-A847 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the design and headphones. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the memory and price.

usability, sound, portability, headphones, design

price, memory

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZ-A847 64GB WALKMAN MP3 PlayerSony NWZ-A847 64GB WALKMAN MP3 Player

Jan, 2017

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Sony NWZ-A847


Small and fits in your pocket easily - sound quality great - good quality

Advertised as about 30 hours battery life - it actually delivers about 10 - 12 hours for continuous use, i.e Audio Books ; Over priced

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV 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:OLED Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Memory Card Slot: No
Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio/Video Player
Video Playback: Yes

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: Yes
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: Yes
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: Yes
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No