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Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and battery. The price and sound are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the connectivity.

usability, sound, price, battery, design

connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 user reviews of Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviews about the portability and battery are generally positive. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the connectivity, and views are divided on the headphones.

usability, sound, price, battery, portability

connectivity

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony 8 GB Walkman Video MP3 Player with FM Tuner (Black)

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Roger Hibbert (wired.com)

Plug In Player, and Jet Engines, Crying Babies Disappea...

 

Photos and words just don't do the NWZ justice. When its screen is on and the included noise-canceling headphones are in your ears, you're transported to a

Mind-bending battery life will keep you entranced from San Francisco to Hokkaido. Additional noise-canceling circuitry in the player itself improves audio even more

Models max out at a wimpy 8 gigs. Screen is tiny (just 1.8 inches), so invest in some specs

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: 99amrendra99 (ciao.com)

sony walkman rocks

 

Buy S736f, after all, the Sony S series are series of high-quality mp3 ... ... have in a noisy environment Open the drop impatient Oh very interesting, but if have to pay attention to traffic safety in the streets ... HOHO ~ Add, ipod sound quality and...

Clarity of voice

No

Mar, 2009
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Consumer review by: xin000 (ciao.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC 8 GB

 

Buy S736f, after all, the Sony S series are series of high-quality mp3 ... ... have in a noisy environment Open the drop impatient Oh very interesting, but if have to pay attention to traffic safety in the streets ... HOHO ~ Add, ipod sound quality and...

Feel good, music is very comfortable

Price a bit expensive

Mar, 2009

Consumer review by: karyotoyadi (ciao.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC 8 GB

 

PS. you don't need the Sony software, just Mediamonkey or WindowsMediaPlayer. Sonys just sound better, are louder and the battery is the longest lasting I've used. I don't know about bookmarks but when I pause it and start back up it returns to the...

QVGA LCD Screen

None

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: SEPRIANUS (ciao.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC 8 GB

 

These are the smallest and lightest types of MP3 players, often no bigger than a pack of gum, and they typically weigh no more than 3 ounces. The sound of the S618 is incredible. I listen with a pair of Ultimate Ears super.fi 5 earphones which makes a...

Fantastic Sound, Small Package, Long Battery Life, FM Tuner

Plastic Package, Bland Styling, No Separate Podcast Bookmark

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: reborners22 (ciao.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC 8 GB

 

Ignore the noise. Relax on a long flight or simply to relax in his favorite place, the rest of the noise reduction headphones. The video with this 8 GB Walkman MP3, these headphones integrated active noise around the noise from outside and offer a...

sound

price

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: badromeo417 (ciao.com)

Sony Walkman NWZ-S718FBNC 8 GB

 

well.dis has been my life ever since i bought it....being a rock fan, dis was my dream destination...it doesnt simply plays music,it rocks man in the true sense...from hip-hop to jazz,it gives a new dimension to the sound quality...video resolution is...

solid sound,amazin resolution

shorter battery hours for videos, needs better styling

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: rhumbo062302 (ciao.com)

nice walkman

 

The SONY Walkman Video MP3 Player from Sony has 4GB of flash memory encased in a slim, stylish black finish. With its 2.4" Quarter Video Graphics Array LCD screen and superb audio enhancements, it's perfect for those who need high performance from a...

great music

none

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Block the noise. Relax on an extended flight or just unwind in your favorite chair with the tranquility of noise-canceling headphones. Included with this 8GB Walkman Video MP3 player, these headphones use the integrated active noise canceling system to reduce outside noise and deliver dynamic-range playback using a variety of on-board sound technologies. You have the choice of listening to your own music - in a variety of file formats - watching video on the beautiful 1.8" QVGA LCD, or even listening to the radio via a built-in FM tuner with 30 station presets. The attractive, slim-line player easily fits in your pocket, and the 8GB built-in memory can store up to 1,850 songs or up to 30 hours of video for a mobile multimedia library that goes wherever you go.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Photo playback / Radio / Video playback
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Digital Video Playback: Yes
Functions (KB):Digital player / Radio
Sound Effects:Clear Bass / Clear Stereo
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio

Battery

Run Time (Up To):36hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

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

Digital Storage

Capacity:8GB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:5 bands

Flash Memory

Installed Size:8GB

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Sony
Model:NWZ-S718FBNC
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony Walkman

Miscellaneous

Color:Black
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Radio

Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None
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