Sony is going all-out for a hot new music format known as ‘MP3'. It's even embracing Windows Media Player and non-protected AAC! The firm's NW range of ‘open standard' digital music and video players dump Sony's Atrac Connect music store. Expect up to 30fps (frames per second) video with eight-hour playback and 33 hours of music on these 2GB to 8GB players.

£130 inc VAT for 4GB version

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Sony Walkman

Sony Walkman

Sony Walkman

Sony Walkman