Sony announces Android-powered Walkman F800 Series
Sony has announced its second-generation Android-powered Walkman music players today. Dubbed as Walkman F800, these will be available in 8GB/16GB/32GB storage capacities.
According to Sony, Walkman F800 series runs on Android 4.0, and comes with W-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth, 3.5-inch display, and support for Google Play.
From the press release:
Treat yourself to an extreme on-the-go entertainment experience. Powered by AndroidTM 4.0 (“Ice Cream Sandwich”), the web-enabled Walkman® F800 Series lets you enjoy a generous range of pre-installed apps, from email to maps and media gallery. Connect wirelessly via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth® and download more from an ever-growing choice on Google Play. Interacting with your media collection, apps and games is a pleasure, thanks to the large, highly-responsive 8.9cm/3.5” multi-touch screen, plus plenty of processing power for smooth, speedy responses.
You’ll enjoy crisp highs and full, thumping bass powered by S-Master MX Digital Amplifier and five Clear Audio technologies. You can even share your sounds out loud via the built-in xLOUD® speaker system that cuts distortion and unpleasant clipping for clearer listening.
Availability/Pricing: There is no word on the availability or the pricing of the above mentioned Walkman series and we expect company to reveal that soon.
NWZ-F800 Series Key specs
- 8.9cm/3.5″ Multi-touch LCD
- Battery life: 20 hours audio playback/4.5 hours video playback
- Audio file format support: MP3; WMA (Non-DRM); AAC?LC (Non-DRM); HE-AAC; Linear PCM; FLAC