Sony NW-ZX2 Walkman 128GB Portable Music Player
Play Any Digital File Format In Audiophile Sound, Navigate With LCD Touchscreen, Store 2700 Hi-Res Tracks, and Enjoy Long-Lasting Battery Life With the Sony NW-ZX2 Walkman 128GB Music Player
Made for Luxury Performance and Do-Anything Flexibility: Sony NW-ZX2 Walkman Music Player Includes Google OS, Boasts High-End DAC, Streams Wireless Audio, Supports 2x DSD, Plays Movies
The Sony Walkman, the portable audio player that forever changed how everyone experienced music more than three decades ago, is updated and enhanced for today's high-resolution era in the form of the NW-ZX2. A 128GB digital player that delivers exceptional audiophile sound, 2x DSD playback, and on-the-go ease, the Product of the Year Award-winning NW-ZX2 is a state-of-the-art jukebox that fits in your pocket. Uncompromising build quality, high-end parts, a Google Android operating system, and an incredibly cool touchscreen LCD give you tremendous flexibility and unflagging performance. A built-in lithium-ion batters yields great sound and tremendous life, as ZX2 lasts up to 33 hours playing FLAC files. NW-ZX2's built-in flash memory holds up to 2700 hi-res tracks, and expandable capacity via a microSD card means you'll never run out of space. You can also pair NW-ZX2 with any Bluetooth NFC device or DLNA-compatible device for streaming, use it to play games and check email, and even watch movies. Such versatility is welcome, but what makes ZX2 stand out always comes back to its engaging, clear, natural sound. Backed by Music Direct's Money-Back Guarantee, it's worthy of the Walkman legacy – and then some.
“The [Walkman] delivers excellent sound, and it looks, feels, and responds like a high-performance product should.”
- Steven Stone, The Absolute Sound, 2015 Product of the Year Award
Premium Parts Include High-Performance DAC, Dual Clock Oscillators, Touchscreen LCD
ZX2 is made with luxury performance in mind. The precision-minded, gold-plated copper chassis serves gives you outer build-quality you require. Inside, high-power circuitry pairs with an S-Master HX digital amplifier for distortion-free audio reproduction, a sophisticated DAC, and a high-output battery. Add high-efficiency, thick-film, copper-foil printed circuit board for a stable power supply and ultra-low noise-floor. Dual dedicated clock circuits ensure proper synchronization and allow for switching between 44.1kHz (44.1/88.2/176.4kHz, CD/DSD) and 48kHz (48/96/192kHz). The Google Android OS and a vivid touchscreen LCD provide unlimited flexibility.
Play Practically Any Digital File Format, Wirelessly Pair With Bluetooth NFC and DLNA Devices
No digital file format is out of reach with ZX2. Hear DSD (up to 5.6MHz) and PCM audio up to 24-bit/192kHz, including, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, Apple lossless (ALAC), WMA lossless, AAC, WMA, and MP3. Convenient, high-quality wireless audio streaming comes courtesy of pairing ZX2 with other Bluetooth devices with NFC technology or wirelessly connecting your Walkman to your PC, Mac, or other compatible DLNA device via dual-band Wi-Fi. That means you can wirelessly enjoy all of your favorite streaming services and music stored on your network with ZX2. You can also just drag and drop files from iTunes or any other music service into ZX2.
Hear Audiophile-Quality Music and Watch Movies, Check Email, Install Apps, and More
A vivid 4.0" FWVGA TRILUMINOS LCD touchscreen with OptiContrast allows for convenient, smartphone-style control and access to scads of on-screen information. You can also continue enjoying the moment when stowing the ZX2 in a pocket or using the supplied leather carrying case via convenient, side-mounted control buttons. And because ZX2 is based on the Google Android operating system and comes with built-in dual-band Wi-Fi, you can use it to download and install apps from Google Play, check email, keep a calendar, play games, view photos, watch movies, and more. The built-in, high-capacity 1880 mAh lithium-ion battery lasts up to 33 hours (FLAC 192/24-bit) and up to 60 hours for MP3 per charge.
Tremendous Storage Capacity, Expandable Memory, Sound-Enhancing Audio Technology
ZX2's 128GB of built-in flash memory allows for storage of up to 2700 hi-res tracks (LPCM 1411kbps @ 4 minutes/song). You can easily expand memory capacity with the addition of a 128GB microSD card (up to 256 GB). Sonically, Sony's DSEE HX offers natural, spacious sound by revitalizing the audio signal and restoring the high-frequency parts lost in the audio compression process. With LDAC, a Sony audio technology offering enhanced (up to 3x) data transmission capability, high-quality wireless Bluetooth audio streaming is a reality. When used with a compatible device, such as a PHA-3 Headphone DAC/Amplifier, the USB digital output can result in lossless interconnectivity and a purer listening experience.