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Sony NWZ-B143

Sony NWZ-B143
alaScore 82

209 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 209 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the performance and portability are generally positive. The value for money and sound also get good opinions.

usability, sound, price, portability, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-B143 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 209 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony NWZ-B143

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 174 user reviews of Sony NWZ-B143 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, sound, value for money, portability, performance

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZB143B 4GB USB Walkman - BlackSony NWZB143B 4GB USB Walkman - BlackSony NWZB143 4GB USB Walkman - Red

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Sony Walkman NWZ- B143F Mp3 Player

 

The B143F is a good player for the price with all relevant features on-board.

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Sony Walkman NWZ-B143F: Tiny MP3 Player

 

Excellent audio quality and good battery life

Small form factor, built-in USB connection, easy UI navigation, voice recorder, good audio quality, good battery life, inexpensive

No built-in clip to attach to clothes, no AAC format support, UI can be a bit sluggish, bass mode reduces battery life significantly, slow data transfer speeds

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Sony NWZ-B143 4GB

 

Excellent value for money

Zapping' feature not particularly useful

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Sony Walkman B Series mp3

 

great sound and great mp3 player with some good features

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This unit is too qiuet. FAR too qiuet for most music.

 

Even on max volume I can hear my surroundings almost too well. That's my main dissapointment but if you like your music at 'good' levels then it's a big deal.

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Great buy! well worth £35

 

I have only had mine for a day as it got delivered this morning, i am very happy with it and although the sound quality is good i don't get the full power of the bass using the earphones that come with it, so i am going to buy some good ones. love...

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Great sound quality, small and lightweight

 

Load this up with decent 256k or VBR MP3 files and you won't be disappointed with how it sounds through decent headphones (I didn't try the ones supplied as I already had some good quality Panasonic earbuds). Battery life is excellent - I have the...

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Great MP3 Player

 

This is a great player, with all the functions you'd expect from Sony, it has plenty of options to mess around with & you can change the sound settings to your own spec. it also supports folders. The only problem is that it isn't very load even at full...

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Awesome

 

The unit has great build quality, but thats what you can come to expect with a sony product, and the ease of use is incredible. Its so simple to put music on it and charging it is really easy. Great for the gym, would definately recommend

Product Specifications

Ultra compact 4GB (1000 songs) Walkman® MP3 player with Bass Boost ZAPPIN™ song search and direct USB connection. With 3 minute quick charge and 18 hours battery life 3 minute quick charge When you need instant music on the go you don't want to wait hours for the battery to charge. Plug your WALKMAN® mp3 player directly into your USB port for quick charge and get 90 minutes playback time in just 3 minutes! Perfect for busy lifestyles and daily commutes. Quick charge for music on the move As well as outstanding battery life to keep you listening for longer you can charge up and go in just three minutes! Plug in your WALKMAN® for only 180 seconds and get up to three hours continuous playback - perfect for when you're in a hurry or simply don't want to sit around and wait! Drag-and-drop your favourite content Transferring video and music to your WALKMAN® is so easy with drag-and-drop you'll have your whole library at your fingertips in seconds. Using Windows Media Player 11® iTunes® or Windows Explorer managing your playlists and moving files over is hassle-free. Just drag drop relax and enjoy. Connect charge upload and go! Charging up and getting content onto your WALKMAN® is even easier with USB. Connect to your PC or laptop via USB port then sit back and let it soak up some power. Or upload new music and movies by simple drag and drop from Windows Media Player 11® iTunes® or Windows Explorer.

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Display

Display Technology:OLED Display
Number of Display Colours:Unknown
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

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

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No
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