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Sony NWZ-B163

Sony NWZ-B163
alaScore 85

215 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 215 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and battery. The value for money and usability also get good feedback, but there are some mixed opinions about the connectivity.

sound, usability, value for money, battery, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-B163 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 215 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony NWZ-B163

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Sony NWZ-B163 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

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

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Amazon review summary for Sony NWZ-B163

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 79 user reviews of Sony NWZ-B163 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.

value for money, performance, usability, sound

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZB163 B Series Music Clip Walkman 4GB - BlackSony NWZB163 B Series Music Clip Walkman 4GB - RedSony NWZB163 B Series Music Clip Walkman 4GB - Blue

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Excellent Purchase

 

Does "exactly what it says on the tin". First class product, first class service. Could not be happier.

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Could be better

 

Bought this to replace an old Phillips one. Big mistake. Whereas the design of the old one meant I could easily skip tracks etc while in the gym, this one is fiddly, with a pointless record and 'zap' function that I seem to end up pressing. As the...

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Does What It Says On The Tin

 

Thrilled with this player, Sony quality as you would expect and the supplied headphones are excellent. A quick 60 min charge, simple drag and drop to load tunes and your good to go, what more do you want.

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Very disappointing!

 

I bought this as a present for my husband but despite having a new laptop with windows 7 we couldn't get it to download onto the mp3 player. Thought it was faulty so took it back and exchanged it but the same thing happened again so got a refund and...

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Might be the one

 

find the machine constantly ends up switched on when not in use and needs to be recharged again.

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excelent

 

easy to use, great sound quality. small enough to fit in my pocket, but big enough to hold my favorite tunes

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Repeat purchase 'cos first was so good

 

My husband is blind and uses mp3 players to listen to podcasts and audio books which I download for him. Obviously, the current trend to mp4 and ever more complicated buttons does not suit our purpose. This player is simple to use. It took little time...

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excellant present

 

brought this for my hubby as birthday present he loves it ideal to stick in your pocket and go he uses it for work ..

Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-In Microphone:No / Yes
Built-In Radio:No / Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Direct Radio Recording:No / Yes
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: 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:Monochrome STN Display / Not Applicable
Number of Display Colours:Monochrome / Unknown
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
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
MPEG4 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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