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Sony NWZ-F886

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and battery are generally positive. The portability and usability also get good views, but many are critical about the memory and value for money.

sound, usability, portability, battery, design

value for money, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-F886 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analysed 16 user reviews of Sony NWZ-F886 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on

sound, usability, portability, build quality, battery

value for money

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony NWZF886 32GB Web Enabled Walkman Video/MP3 Player

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Sony Walkman NWZ-F886 review


Hi-Res Audio hits the mainstream in our Android-powered Sony Walkman NWZ-F886 review, but can it do anything your smartphone can't already?

Superb hi-res sound quality ; MP3s are skilfully upscaled ; Vivid Triluminous touchscreen

Doesn't support all hi-res ; Limited capacity ; No memory card slots

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Sony Walkman NWZ-F886 review


High resolution audio on the move is finally attainable, but only the keenest will be willing to pay smartphone prices for it

At £250, the 32GB version of the Sony Walkman NWZ-F886 is a bit more expensive than the 32GB iPod Touch. We don’t think the NWZ-F886 is as pleasant as the iPod Touch to handle or look at, but you can’t fault its massive array of features. If you want a...


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Sony NWZ-F886


Sony brings high-res audio to the masses with this innovative Walkman

Superb high-res audio sound quality ; Good quality screen ; Excellent battery life ; Simple drag and drop system

Included headphones aren't up to Hi-Res Audio spec ; File confusion in Hi-Res Audio world ; 32GB could fill quite quickly if you stick with Hi-Res files

One final set up headache many people will be faced with, though, when embracing hi-res audio - especially if they’re already invested in iTunes - will be the actual process of finding and then integrating hi-res audio files into their system. We’ll be...

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: No
Radio Function: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:TFT Display
Touchscreen:2-Point Touch

General Features

Operating System:Android
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory

Playback / Recording

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