Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 55.9 mm x 97.5 mm x 10.9 mm (2.21 x 3.84 x 0.43)
Weight
Approx. 98 g (3.5 oz)
Battery Life — Continuous Playback Music
MP3 (128 kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs, MP3 (128 kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, FLAC (96 kHz / 24 bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 32 hrs, FLAC (96 kHz / 24 bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192 kHz / 24 bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (192 kHz / 24 bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224 MHz / 1 bit) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 22 hrs, DSD (2.8224 MHz / 1 bit) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 25 hrs
Charging Time (full charge)
Approx. 4 hrs
Charging time (quick charge)
-
Memory Size
32 GB
USB Connection
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
WM-PORT
WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins
Wireless capabilities
Bluetooth® Ver 4.2, NFC: Yes
Compatible Bluetooth® Profile
Compatible Bluetooth profiles*1 - A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) - AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile) Supported Codec*2: SBC*3, LDAC, aptX *1 Bluetooth profiles are standardised according to the purpose of the Bluetooth device. *2 Codec indicates the audio signal compression and conversion format. *3 SBC stands for Subband Codec.
Input and output terminals
Headphone: Stereo mini-jack, WM-PORT: WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins, External memory: Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC
Music Searching Methods
All Songs / Artist / Release Year / Playlists / Album / Genre / Composer / Hi-Res / Recent Transfers / SensMe Channels / Folder
Music Play Mode
Shuffle Playback / Repeat Off / Repeat 1 Song / Repeat All, Playback Range (All Range / Selected Range)
Drag and Drop
Yes
Display Resolution
7.8 cm (3.1), WVGA (800 x 480 Pixels)
Display Type
TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen
Photo Playback Notes
-
FM Tuner
Yes
Sound effects
6-Band equaliser (Off / Rock / Pop / Jazz / Classical / EDM / R&B HIPHOP / Relax / Custom 1 / Custom 2), DSEE HX (On / Off), DC Phase Lineariser, VPT (Off / Studio / Club / Concert Hall / Matrix), Dynamic Normaliser (On / Off), ClearAudi+ (On / Off), Clear Phase (On / Off)
Audio playback
MP3 (.MP3): 32–320 kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR)),/ 32, 44.1, 48 kHz, WMA (.WMA): 32–192 kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR)),/ 44.1 kHz, FLAC (.flac): 16, 24 bit / 8–192 kHz, AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 6–320 kbps / 8–48 kHz, HE-AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32–144 kbps / 8–48 kHz, Apple Lossless (.mp4, .m4a): 16, 24 bit / 8–192 kHz, DSD (.dsf, .dff): 1 bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz (Audio that is converted to Linear P cm is output.), APE (.ape): 8, 16, 24 bit / 8–192 kHz (Fast, Normal, High), WAV (.wav): 16, 24, 32 bit (Float/Integer)/8-192 kHz
Audio Playback Notes
・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders. ;・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ;・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ;・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2 GB) or larger cannot be played back. ;・This product recognises audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio. The "HR" symbol is displayed for High-Resolution Audio sources.
Audio Playback Notes
;・Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders. ;・Copyright protected files cannot be played back. ;・Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the Sampling frequency. ;・Files that are 4 GB (APE is 2 GB) or larger cannot be played back. ;・This product recognises audio sources exceeding CD quality (44.1 kHz / 16 bit quantization) and DAT quality (48 kHz / 16 bit quantization) as High-resolution Audio. The "HR" symbol is displayed for High-Resolution Audio sources.
Video playback
-
Video Playback Notes
-
Waterproof
-
Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)
35 mW + 35 mW
Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)
-
Operating System
Sony original OS
System requirements
Windows® 10 Windows® 8.1 Windows® 7 macOS™ v10.8–10.12
Touchscreen
TFT colour display with white LED-backlight Capacitive touch screen
Digital noise cancelling
Digital Noise Cancelling Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus / Train, Airplane, Office
  • ・Walkman (1) ・USB cable (1) ・Startup Guide ・Instruction Manual ・Headphones (1) IER-NW500N or IER-NW500NE (only for Europe and Korea) ・Earbuds (1 set) ・Clip (for Headphones) (1) A Micro SD card is not supplied with the Walkman.