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Sony Walkman WM-FX290W

Sony Walkman WM-FX290W
alaScore 83

703 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 703 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the portability and battery are on the whole positive. The value for money and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

sound, usability, value for money, battery, portability

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony Walkman WM-FX290W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 703 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony Walkman WM-FX290W

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 667 user reviews of Sony Walkman WM-FX290W from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, usability, battery, portability

reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony Walkman Digital Tuning Weather FM/AM Stereo Cassette Player (Silver) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony Walkman Digital Tuning Weather FM/AM Stereo Cassette Player (Silver)Sony WM-FX290W Walkman AM/FM/Weather Radio and Cassette Player

Consumer review by:

sony

 

I love that it came so quickly, that I can play my opera tapes, and squeeze it in a pocket.

Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight

Consumer review by:

Just what I ordered!

 

I didn\'t know these walkmen were still around. I am happy to get back into my tape cassettes which I have saved, I guess, just for this machine.

Back to my tape vault","Better than my first one","Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

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Consumer review by:

Great product

 

I use it to listening to the audio book.

Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

Bulky

Consumer review by:

sony walkman

 

I record stuff off the radio,so this thing is vital. I just wish more companies still made them.

Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

Consumer review by:

awesome player

 

I love this player it has everything I was looking for AM\/FM \/and Weatherband on it. Great buy, great price, my only complaint is when I was tuning it to preset it the buttons were a bit touchy (fast) I had to try again being aware of the buttons...

Compact","Good Sound","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

Touchy controls

Consumer review by:

Just what I needed

 

The Sony Walkman tape player fit my purpose perfectly.

comfortable to carry

Consumer review by:

Sony Walkman WM-FX290W Cassette Player

 

Preset Tuner Controls. Digital Synthesized Tuning. Digital LCD Display. Extraordinary FM\/AM Radio Reception. Weather Band Forecasts. Cassette Tape Playback. Pocket Size. Effortless Sound Reproduction. The Sony Walkman features first class audio...

Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight","Long Battery Life

Consumer review by:

Walkman Cassette

 

It's difficult to find a cassette tape player. I was pleased with the one I purchased. In particular, I liked the belt clip-on case that came with the product.

design, sound quality

expensive

Consumer review by:

Sony Walkman WM-FX290W Cassette Player

 

Preset Tuner Controls. Digital Synthesized Tuning. Digital LCD Display. Extraordinary FM/AM Radio Reception. Weather Band Forecasts. Cassette Tape Playback. Pocket Size. Effortless Sound Reproduction. The Sony Walkman features first class audio...

Excellent Radio Reception, Reliable Cassette Playback Operation

No Auto-Reverse Playback

Consumer review by:

I hope you always make these!

 

My daughter has down syndrome...once we set her radio stations,...she has no problem listening to the radio preset channels, or using the cassette player!! She loves it! These is her 2nd one...after 6-8 years,...the 1st one finally stopped...

easy to use, good sound

Product Specifications

Enjoy 33 stations presets, up to 35 hours of battery life and Mega Bass sound with this slim and attractive Walkman digital radio and cassette player. You will also hear instant weather updates with the handy Weather Band, perfect for storms and other inclement weather situations. The LCD indicates battery level and the automatic volume limiter adjusts sound so that volume remains constant over a variety of music passages.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio System

Digital Player Functions:Radio
Functions (KB):Cassette player / Radio / Weather alert radio
Sound Effects:Mega Bass
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):CD / MD / cassette players / personal radios
Type:Radio / cassette player

Cassette System

Control Type:Mechanical
Type:Cassette player

CD System

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:WM-FX290W
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Walkman

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Preset Station Qty:40
Tuner Bands:AM/FM/TV/Weather
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None
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