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Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio

Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio
alaScore 84

282 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 282 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the build quality and value for money. The usability and sound are also appreciated.

portability, sound, usability, value for money, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

portability, size, headphones, usability, sound

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

This summary is based on the product: Sony S2 Sports Walkman Digital Tuning Weather/AM/FM Stereo Armband Radio (White)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 193 user reviews of Sony S2 Sports Walkman SRF-M85W - Personal radio from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

portability, sound, usability, value for money, build quality

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony S2 Sports Walkman Digital Tuning Weather/AM/FM Stereo Armband Radio (White)

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Great Portable Radio From Sony

 

I needed a replacement portable radio and found this Sony Sports Walkman on display. Having had positive experiences with Sony radios in the past, I decided to give it a try. I liked the idea that you can wear it on your arm with the supplied armband,...

Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great Reception","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

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Great radio

 

Brought this a couple of years ago for my husband. He hadn't used a Walkman before, but since he started jogging, I thought it was a great idea. HE LOVES IT. He jigs almost every day and loves it. Great simple design. Easy to use.

Light weight, durable comfortable

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SONY SRF-M85W SPORTS WALKMAN REVIEW

 

A morning commute to the city on the Staten Island ferry, a relay track event, the sailboat race on the lake, an aerobic exercise routine at the gym, the morning jog, up-to-date weather forecasts on the fishing trip, a handy car ride companion for a...

Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great Reception","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

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Real Disappointment

 

I like listening to radio when I exercize. So, I was really happy to see this product come on the market. However, it has not lived up at all the high quality I have experienced in Sony products owned previously.

None

The whole thing

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Great Reception!

 

This is the first sports radio that gives me good AM reception in our condo complex\'s gym. I\'ve been looking for a radio to do that for years and finally found someone else using this one, so I bought one, too!

Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great Reception","Lightweight

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I think People forget how AM radios work.

 

This is a great AM radio. I think people forget how AM radios work. The antenna is internal, and requires constant positioning, to achieve optimal reception. Unless you live in a large city with multiple, high-strength AM stations nearby, you won't be...

intuitive

none

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Junk

 

The S2 model has very poor reception, and I will not buy another S2. It is useless. A radio with no reception? Sony, what were you thinking? I was able to locate a refurbished older model, so I am okay for now. Unless Sony corrects the reception...

None

Very Poor Recption

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Great workout radio!

 

I use this to receive sound from TV\'s at our fitness center while I\'m on the treadmill. Tried to buy an AM\/FM at [@]with no luck. This is a great product, you can\'t go wrong with Sony! Got a great price [...]

Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great Reception","Lightweight

Bulky

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Great workout radio!

 

I use this to receive sound from TV's at our fitness center while I'm on the treadmill. Tried to buy an AM/FM at [@]with no luck. This is a great product, you can't go wrong with Sony! Got a great price [...]

Durable","Good Sound Quality","Great Reception","Lightweight

Bulky

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Great, lightweight. AM\/FM radio

 

I like this for when I don\'t feel like listening to my iPod music and just want to hear a talk radio station or new music.

Durable","Lightweight

Product Specifications

This lightweight and sleek SRF-M85W S2 Sports Walkman digital stereo armband radio is just what you need to add a serious soundtrack to your exercise routine. The convenient LED display is positioned at the perfect angle for easy glancing during rigorous activity. And featuring an innovative stop watch that lets you record split times, it makes a perfect companion while jogging or competing in any activity where time is a factor. You'll also enjoy the Mega Bass sound system that pumps thrilling sound to the supplied vertical-type sports headphones.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:Over-the-ear

Audio System

Functions (KB):Radio
Sound Effects:Mega Bass
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):CD / MD / cassette players / personal radios
Type:Personal radio

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:SRF-M85W
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony S2 Sports Walkman

Radio

Preset Station Qty:25
Tuner Bands:AM/FM/Weather
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None
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