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Sony NWZ-W202

alaTest has collected and analyzed 874 reviews of Sony NWZ-W202. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and design are on the whole positive. The portability and sound are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the memory. Comments are divided on the reliability.

usability, sound, portability, design, performance

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony NWZ-W202 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony NWZ-W202

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 user reviews of Sony NWZ-W202 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the portability and performance. The price and sound also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the durability and reliability, and there are some mixed reviews about the size.

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61% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NWZW202V W Series 2GB MP3 Walkman - VioletSony Walkman NWZW202G W Series 2GB Wearable MP3 Player - Lime GreenSony NWZW202B W Series 2GB MP3 Walkman - Black

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony NWZ-W202

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 user reviews of Sony NWZ-W202 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price and design. The portability and sound also get good feedback. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability, and some have doubts about the headphones.

usability, sound, portability, design, price

headphones

61% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony Headphone-Style Walkman MP3 Player (Black)Sony Headphone-Style Walkman MP3 Player (Black)Sony 2 GB Walkman MP3 Player (Black)

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Shayne Rana (tech.firstpost.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202

 

Sony's W202 wearable Walkman player is a well designed player but too pricey.

Aug, 2009
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Expert review by: Jasmine France (cnet.com)

Sony W-Series Walkman ( 2GB, black)

 

The Sony W-Series Walkman offers an innovative, ultracompact design that incorporates an MP3 player into a pair of earbuds. It's easy to use and Sony includes a unique feature for browsing songs.

The Sony W-Series Walkman does not have a screen and will not be comfortable for all users.

If you're looking for a sweat-resistant, all-in-one solution for rocking out at the gym, the Sony W-Series Walkman will provide just that.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202

 

Sony is never afraid to experiment with its personal audio line, and the results sometimes can be baffling (witness the PFR-V1 Personal Field Speaker). But they can be inspiring, too: Take the 2GB Walkman NWZ-W202. This $69.99 (list) MP3...

Unique, wearable design. Fits securely. Earphones offer strong bass. Easy to control. Preview feature lets you easily surf your tunes

Available only in 2GB capacity. No screen or FM radio. File support is limited

Ideal for the gym, Sony's simple NWZ-W202 delivers quality audio from a reasonably priced portable media player-earphone combo.

May, 2009

Expert review by: Jasmine France (cnet.com)

Sony NWZ-W202 W-Series Walkman (2GB, pink)

 

There's more than one way to make a wireless MP3 player, and building it directly into a set of headphones may seem like the easy way out, but it gets the job done. Plus, there are none of those audio-fidelity issues you might run into with...

The Sony W-Series Walkman offers an innovative, ultracompact design that incorporates an MP3 player into a pair of earbuds. It's easy to use and Sony includes a unique feature for browsing songs

The Sony W-Series Walkman does not have a screen and will not be comfortable for all users

The Sony W-Series Walkman is a great option for active users who want an all-in-one music device to use while working out.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Ricky (etechreviews.net)

Review Of Sony NWZ-W202 W-Series Walkman 2GB Black

 

If you search online for the “Obama” word, you'll know the fever of Obama in the world. There would be minimum 20 million results that are logged in for the searching of surfing. Similarly, there are larger verities of walkman in the world. People...

The Sony W-Series Walkman is the lattes addition to the Sony achievement and it really is!! The features are very much user friendlier and the same is the case with the size as the player is too compact which comes for the goodment of the users. Above...

I feel that after putting so many unique features, the Sony guys have just accidently forgot to add the function of screen to the device, which could have played a vital role

:A walkman of Sony and in this rate is a bonanza offer. Also the features of the walkman are quite attractive and easier. It's a fabulous offer, so if you are interested in having the finest and purest walk man for the recreation and pleasure of yours,...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Wear your music on your ears with this all-in-one Sony MP3 player and headset

 

Sony's NWZ-W202 MP3 player uses a combination of the novel Zappin shuffle technology and a unique form factor to set it apart from the crowd. While this approach may gain some fans, it also alienates those who want to use different earphones or who...

Decent sound quality, easy operation with Zappin

Bulky and limited scope for adjustment, integrated headphones

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Campbell Simpson (goodgearguide.com.au)

Sony NWZ-W202 MP3 player

 

The Sony NWZ-W202 is a 2GB flash-based MP3 player with integrated earphones and an all-in-one design. It will suit people who want to be free of dangl...

Decent sound quality, easy operation with Zappin

Bulky and limited scope for adjustment, integrated headphones

Sony's NWZ-W202 MP3 player uses a combination of the novel Zappin shuffle technology and a unique form factor to set it apart from the crowd. While this approach may gain some fans, it also alienates those who want to use different earphones or who...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202 MP3 player review

 

Describing an MP3 player as "wearable" isn't something of an increasing trend. Sure, the iPod shuffle leads the charge of clip-sporting players and there are plenty you can hang around your neck or strap to your arm, but the W202 from Sony does away...

Light, comfortable, easy to use, ZAPPIN a nice addition

Looks a little weird, controls could have been bigger

The W202 looks like it is destined for failure, but in reality, it has been considerately designed and implemented, and the end result gives you a highly convenient MP3 player, perfect for when you don't want to be encumbered by wires, straps or clips

Apr, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by: Stuart Andrews (trustedreviews.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202

 

The perfect portable music player?

A well-designed MP3 system for active pursuits, offering decent sound quality and intelligent controls. For gym use, jogging or dirty work, it's hard to find anything better.

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Sony Walkman NWZ-W202 review

 

We doubt it's many folk's ambition to look like an extra from Red Dwarf (though some, of course, think of nothing else), but there's no denying that an MP3 player that involves no headphone cables is a tempting proposition. Sony's NWZ-W202 is such a...

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

The days of becoming unplugged during a run or workout are over. With the remarkable design of the compact NWZ-W202PNK W series Walkman MP3 player, you never have to worry about dangling wires again. With massive memory built directly into the high-grade Sony headphones, you can focus on your next activity with complete wireless freedom. There's even a Zappin feature that scans through your tunes by playing a portion of the main melody and letting you choose to skip or play it. It includes a handy dock, perfect for charging and loading your music.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud (with behind-the-neck mount)

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player

Battery

Run Time (Up To):12hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:AAC / MP3 / Protected WMA (DRM) / WMA/AAC-LC / Protected WMA (DRM) / MP3 / PCM

Digital Storage

Capacity:1.68GB/2GB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:1.3oz

Flash Memory

Installed Size:1.68GB/2GB

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:NWZ-W202/NWZ-W202PNK
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Walkman

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Pink