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PREMIUM WALKMAN® WITH HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO

Full Specifications & Features

NW-WM1Z

$4,299.00

(AUD inc. GST)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
72.9 × 124.2 × 19.9 mm
Weight
455g
Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music
33Hour(MP3 128kbps) 30Hour(FLAC 96kHz/24bit) 26Hour(FLAC 192kHz/24bit) 11Hour(DSD 11.2MHz)
Charging Time (Quick Charge)
No
Charging Time (full charge)
7 Hour
Memory Size
256GB
USB Connection
Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)
WM-PORT
22 pins
Music Play Mode
Normal, Repeat, Shuffle
File Management
No
MP3
Yes
WMA (Non-DRM)
Yes
WMA (DRM)
No
AAC-LC (Non-DRM)
No
Linear PCM
Yes
PC External Storage Device
Yes
MPEG4
No
AVC (H.264/AVC)
No
WMV 9
No
Bass Boost
No
Voice Recording
No
FM Recording
No
Radio Tuner
No
Sound Effects
10Band equalizer / Tone control (Feature exclusive), DC Phase Linearizer, Direct Source (Direct), DSEE HX, Dynamic Normalizer
Audio Playback
AAC (Non-DRM), AIFF, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, HE-AAC, Linear PCM, MP3, WMA (Non-DRM)
Speaker Type
No
Clear Bass
No
Clear Stereo
No
Compact
No
Cord Length
No
Display Resolution
854x480 (FWVGA)
Display Type
TFT colour video display
Drag and Drop
Yes
Driver Unit
No
DSEE HX
Yes
Dynamic Normaliser
Yes
Equaliser
Yes
FM Tuner
No
Frequency Response
No
Headphone Style
No
High-Resolution Audio
High-Resolution Audio
Horizontal / Vertical display
No
Music Searching Methods
All songs, Album, Artist, Genre, Release year, Composer, Playlists, Hi-Res, Recent transfers, Folder, SensMe Channels
Photo Playback
No
Photo Play Mode
No
Plug
No
Screen Size (inch)
4" (10.2 cm)
Sensitivities (dB/mW)
No
Waterproof
No
Wearing Style
No
Operating System
Sony original OS
System Requirements
Mac OS® X v10.8~10.11, Microsoft Windows® 10, Windows Vista® (SP2 or later), Windows® 7 (SP1 or later), Windows® 8.1
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Digital Noise Cancelling
No
Input and Output Terminals
4.4 mm balanced jack, microSD slot, Stereo mini-jack, WM-PORT
Wireless Capabilities
Bluetooth®, NFC
Video Play Mode
No
  • Wrist Strap
  • USB cable
  • Leather carrying case
  • Quick Start Guide

Features

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Pure sound, premium parts

Discover the functional beauty of oxygen-free copper. The NW-WM1Z is fully encased in a high-grade gold-plated oxygen-free copper chassis. Widely used in instrument manufacturing, the copper lends the player its unique natural, acoustic sound. Its conductivity and raw strength reinforce the Walkman® with unrivalled audio performance.

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Advanced cable design

Made using  advanced braiding techniques, the four wire braided cables engineered with KIMBER KABLE® are handcrafted to seamlessly handle high power and deliver ultimate sound performance.

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Streamlined power

The newly developed FT CAP (high polymer capacitor) works to regulate power flow, optimising it for instant, clean power when needed.  

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Reliable circuitry

The surface mounted Fine Sound Register ensures even, effective distribution of power to the circuit components, for consistent sound quality.

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A revolution in authentic sound quality

Building upon a wealth of experience in digital amp technology, our engineers developed the NW-WM1Z with detailed acoustics and natural sound qualities; resulting in a unique and truly pleasurable listening experience.

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Delivering every note as the artist intended with High-Resolution Audio 

Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker, so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you. High-resolution audio files usually use a high sampling frequency of 96kHz or 192kHz at 24-bit.

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Faithful sound reproduction

The new S-Master™ HX digital amp technology, independently developed for Walkman®, has evolved to be compatible with Native DSD, Balanced and high output power formats. It reduces distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies—for rich, full-bodied sound. 

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Losing nothing in translation

The NW-WM1Z supports native DSD (Direct Stream Digital) audio files, which are sourced early in the production process. This means they retain all the authentic detail of the original recording.

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The new standard of power

The Walkman® features a balanced single plug, designed for the new 4.4Φ balanced connection cable. This separates left and right sound signals, while minimising signal transmission loss and resulting sound deterioration. 

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Preserving the feeling

Capturing every note and nuance with DSEE HX. Take the concert feeling home and experience your music as the artist intended, in near High-Resolution Audio quality. DSEE HX upscaling technology uses an algorithm to analyse your music and replace any lost information, so that the quality is almost high-resolution level. Choose from 5 modes to bring out the best in your music. 

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Pure sound translation with DC Phase Linearizer

Our DC Phase Linearizer works to effectively replicate a wide variety of sonic signatures. It applies digital-signal processing to match the phase characteristics of various types of analog amplifier to deliver a purer, more analog-like sound. Choose from six phase character settings.

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Up to 30 hours' High-Resolution Audio playback

Keep the music playing as long as you are, with up to 30 hours’ non-stop High-Resolution Audio playback (FLAC 96kHz/24bit) and 33 hours MP3 (128kbps).

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Enjoy 256GB inbuilt memory

The NW-WM1Z packs in 256GB of built-in file memory, so that you never run out of music.

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Responsive touchscreen

The fully responsive 10.2cm (4") touchscreen and classic interface design have been tailored to meet the needs of the most passionate audiophiles.

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Intuitive side key

Simple, near instinctive side-key control enables you to control your music with ease.

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Expandable memory

Never run out of space for your music library and store files in the highest quality with the Micro SD slot.

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Discover better Bluetooth with LDAC

LDAC is a new audio technology from Sony that allows you to enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth. With 3x the data transmitted, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience for all your music.

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Multiple music formats

The NW-WM1Z supports High-Resolution Audio formats, DSD Native (11.2 MHz) as well as popular formats like MP3, WAV, AIFF, WMA, AAC, HE-ACC, FLAC, ALAC.