The Sony Walkman is back for a small time as Sony makes sure that we all remember the glorious 80’s when their Walkman cassette player sold like hotcakes!
Sony Walkman was a Revolutionary portable music player
One of the biggest Electronics makers in the world is Sony. This electronics maker will release a new version of their portable music player. It will not be a modern type of player. Instead, they announced Friday at IFA 2019 that their walkman is back!
Sony Walkman was premiered in 1979. Then the company released Sony TPS-L2 Walkman which was the first truly portable personal cassette player and changed the way we listen to music forever. This Japanese electronics giant has since the premiere released various versions of Walkman.
40th-anniversary edition of Sony Walkman
Sony has really gone the extra mile this time. Because with this special 40th-anniversary edition, they truly show what this portable music player meant for them.
The Sony NW-A100TPS Walkman has a 40th-anniversary logo printed on the back, and it comes with a specially designed case and package that pay homage to the original TPS-L2 Walkman. It also has a unique cassette tape interface for those who want to take a trip down memory lane.
Two versions of the cassette player
Including the 40th-anniversary version. Sony also announced that there will also be a cheaper version without any 40th-anniversary branding called the Sony NW-A105 Walkman.
The new cassette player is Powered by Android. It comes with a certain amount of features for audio interested people. It has an S-Master HX digital amplifier to deliver high-resolution audio and reduce distortion. Also, it got a DSEE HX processor to upscale compressed audio.
Another neat thing is that this new Sony Walkman also has up to 26 hours of battery life, which is more than most smartphones can provide. And it is built for the future, with a USB-C port for connections.
The cost and release date haven’t officially been announced yet though. But we can conclude that this is a very cool thing to get released by Sony. There are many cassette owners out there and the nostalgia interest for this music medium won’t shrink with this release for sure.
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