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Sony NWZ-F886

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and battery are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback. The headphones and value for money get negative opinions.

sound, portability, usability, battery, design

value for money, headphones

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 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 21 reviews)

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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