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Sony NWZ-S515 / S516

alaTest has collected and analyzed 131 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the price and design. The battery and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the storage.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-S515 / S516 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony NWZ-S515 / S516

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 76 user reviews of Sony NWZ-S515 / S516 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

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97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZS515B 2GB photo MP3 playerSony NWZS515L 2GB photo MP3 playerSony NWZS515P 2GB photo MP3 player

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Sony Walkman NWZ-S516 4 GB: sony hit gold again

 

I have had my mp3 player now for a year and i absolutely love it. I find it simple to drag and drop your tracks on. I must confess I have never downloaded tracks onto it so I am not sure how easy that would be. The menu navigation is simple to...

stylish, excellent sound and easy to operate

smallish screen

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Sony Walkman NWZ-S515 2 GB

 

As a overview the Sony walkman NWZ offers slick design combined with impressive features. two features stand out to me the most which defines the sony from the group: software options and battery life. The sony avoids itunes and creative software by...

battery life, quality of sound, ease of use and realibilty

limited storage

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Sony Walkman NWZ-S515/W 2 GB: Sony Walkman NWZ-S515 2 GB

 

As a overview the Sony walkman NWZ offers slick design combined with impressive features. two features stand out to me the most which defines the sony from the group: software options and battery life. The sony avoids itunes and creative software by...

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Sony Walkman NWZ-S515/W 2 GB: Sony Walkman NWZ-S515 2 GB

 

As a overview the Sony walkman NWZ offers slick design combined with impressive features. two features stand out to me the most which defines the sony from the group: software options and battery life. The sony avoids itunes and creative software by...

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Good mp3 player

 

This thing is soo small and cheap Battery life is excellent (my friend keeps telling me) Ipod batteries can be ok at first but they arnt consistent and the battery gets worse and worse the longer you have it. I personally prefer my nano (2nd gen) ipod...

Sound

Small screen

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Good mp3 player

 

This thing is soo small and cheap Battery life is excellent (my friend keeps telling me) Ipod batteries can be ok at first but they arnt consistent and the battery gets worse and worse the longer you have it. I personally prefer my nano (2nd gen) ipod...

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Sony NWZ-S515 2GB

 

Great design with easy accessible control buttons. Looks good with its slim features and easy portable ; Great product thats affordable

Would prefer battery life to be longer especially when one is away on business or holidays. Somewhat confusing instructions re Manual

Product Specifications

Configuration

Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Direct Radio 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:TFT Display
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

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

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No
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