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Sony NWZ-A866

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of Sony NWZ-A866. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and usability. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably. The storage and memory get less positive reviews.

performance, sound, portability, usability, durability

price, memory, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-A866 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sony NWZ-A866 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The sound is also appreciated.

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88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SONY Video-Walkman NWZ-A866B (32GB) blackSONY Video-Walkman NWZ-A866B (32GB) black

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (

Sony NWZ-A866


Can Sony's latest £200-plus MP3 player really take on Apple's iPod Touch?

Great touchscreen and interface ; Good sound quality ; Plenty of fun functions ; Strong design

Expensive ; No apps ; Non-expandable memory

iPod Classic.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Sony NWZ-A866 review


Great for music on the move… but can be beaten for value

Small and light ; nice build quality ; fast, intuitive interface ; sounds great

Low on frills – and storage – which makes it look expensive

Like the original, it’s great for music on the move… but it can be beaten for value

Nov, 2011

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Sony NWZ-A866


Sony's NWZ-A866 is a cross between an MP3 player and a portable media player. It features a reasonable screen that measures in at 2.8 inches - sitting between both form factors - and is a great quality piece of kit. The good For a start, the Sony...

The Sony NWZ-A866 is a neat solution, and looks great. It's not quite the portable media player we were hoping for, however, with the iPod Touch – and even most smartphones – proving better options when it comes to video playback. If you just want a...

Sep, 2011