Review: W Series Walkman® MP3 Player (NWZ-W202)

The Power of Wireless

The newest line of Sony’s walkman, the NWZ-W202. It has a 2GB of storage capacity, without the hassle of the headphone wire. Now you can worry no more of the tangled wire or being hooked in some weird places. It can stores up to 480 song. 

Sony’s 13.5mm EX Headphones

The NWZ-W202 MP3 is a Headphone-style WALKMAN Player that is both compact and light weight. The unit comes with a built-in headphone. It forms smoothly in the back of your head and fit comfortably in your ears. With the soft silicon earbuds which providing excellent insulation for outside noise giving you maximum music experience.

ZAPPIN to your tune

It is equiped with the new “ZAPPIN” Technology. Looking for your favorite track is made easy, by a press of a button you can ZAP-in and ZAP-out in browsing for you track. It will play the chorus for 4 seconds of the next track. If you found your track just press the button again to play it.


NWZ-W202 Gears

Every unit comes with a charging/data tranfer dock where you can connect to your PC. The NWZ-W202 comes with a Drag-and-Drop capability for music, videos, photos, even playlists tranfer between your PC and your NWZ-W202 Walkman® MP3 Player via hi-speed USB connection. 

With the Quick charge Technology you wont have to wait. You will have a 90 minutes playtime with a 3-minutes charge time. On full charge, it will last up to 12 hours battery life.

2 GB Memory (Available capacity may vary)
5+5mW Maximum Power Output (16 ohms/mW)

Power Source
Built-in Li-ion Rechargeable Battery / USB power (From a computer via the supplied stand)

Recharging Method
USB-based charging

Recharge Time
Approx. 1.5 hrs (full charge) (Quick Charge – 3 min charge for up to 90 min Playback)

Approx. 35g

Supplied Accessories
Ear Buds (S/M/L), Stand (With USB cable 1m), Holder, Operation Guide, “Content Transfer” software in Walkman® MP3 Player

Clear Audio

13.5mm EX Headphones

Searching Methods
ZAPPIN (Short / Long)

Play Mode
Repeat / Shuffle &; Repeat

Continuous Playback Time
Approx. 12 hrs (128kbps)

File Formats Supported
MP3 Audio

Bit rate: 32 to 320kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)), Sampling frequencies: 32, 44.1, 48kHz

WMA Audio
Bit rate: 32 to 192kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)), Sampling frequencies: 44.1kHz

AAC Audio
Bit rate: 16 to 320kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)), Sampling frequencies: 8,11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48kHz

One thought on “Review: W Series Walkman® MP3 Player (NWZ-W202)

  • June 11, 2009 at 4:38 am

    Thanks for the info. I’m actually planning to buy this for my husband.

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