Run wild with a wire-free, hands-free headphone that diminishes corded distractions whether you're working out, playing outdoors or taking a dip in the pool. Ready for a trip to gym or to take on your next swim, the IPX8 rated design holds up to both intense workouts and depths of up to 2 meters underwater without breaking a sweat. Plug it in for three minutes and you'll have up to 60 minutes of use ? that's probably less time than it takes you to change into your workout gear. Get up to 8 hours of uninterrupted play when fully charged. Don't get stuck with just one music service. It's equally simple to drag and drop your favorite MP3s from iTunes, Windows Media Player or even Internet Explorer. And with multi-format playback WMA, AAC or L-PCM music files all sound amazing. How's that for freedom? Despite its sleek form factor, the NWZ-W273 holds hours of music with 4GB of internal memory2. Finding something to listen to is simple with the multi-function playback buttons. One quick tap switches the track, while holding down the tap for longer changes the folder completely while in All Play mode. In Playlist mode, a quick tap changes songs, while a tap and hold changes the entire playlist.
Wearable and Wire-free
This one-piece music player?s unique design is lightweight, ideal for sports and active lifestyles. It allows you to be wire-free, hands-free, and without distraction whether you?re working out at the gym, playing outdoors or even swimming.
Drag, drop and go
With a Walkman player, you are never tied to just one music service. Just drag and drop MP3s from iTunes, Windows Media Player or Internet Explorer and enjoy. Multi-format playback also lets you play WMA, AAC or L-PCM music files; now that?s freedom.
Create your favorite playlists in iTunes or Windows Media Player and drag them to the NWZ-W273 player. Use shuffle mode to mix it up.
Open, charge and listen
Everything you need is in the box including USB cable, holder, small, medium and large ear buds.
Water proof to 2M
The NWZ-W273 series design is IPX8 rated, so its waterproof up to 2 meters depth and can also hold up to intense workouts3. That?s no sweat, you can even wear it while swimming.
The NWZ-W273 is compact in size but can store hours of music thanks to the internal 4 GB memory2.
High Quality Sound
Exclusive Sony Clear Audio Technologies like Clear Stereo and Clear Bass deliver deeper, richer sound quality.
Quick charge battery
Use the included USB cable to get up to 60 minutes of use on just 3 minutes of charge1. With an impressive total battery life of up to 8 hours on a full charge1, the NWZ-W273 is ready when you are.
Navigate your song library
Searching through your music is simple with the multi-function playback buttons. A quick tap changes songs and a tap and hold changes folders while in all play mode. In playlist mode a quick tap changes songs and a tap and hold changes the playlist.
Music to match your pace
Find the perfect music for the moment using the ZAPPIN search feature, allowing you to easily navigate through your song collection by playing back main melodies.
Format(s) Supported: MP3 / WMA / AAC-LC / L-PCMAudio Power Output: 5 + 5mW
Play Mode: Repeat / Shuffle & Repeat
Memory Size: 4 GBUser Memory Capacity (Approx.): 3.54 GB (3,803,414,528 bytes)
Headphone Type: EX headphones with closed, dynamic 13.5mm dome driverInterface: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
Weights and Measurements
Weight (Approx.): 29g (1.1 oz)
Search Features : ZAPPIN(Short or Long)
Battery Charging (Approx): USB-based: 1.5 Hrs (full charge)3 Minutes (approx. 60 minutes playback)Battery Indicator : LED Battery Life Indicator (Green/Orange/Red)Battery Life (Approx): MP3 @ 128 kbps = 8 Hrs.; Linear PCM @ 1411 kbps = 7 Hrs.Power Type : Built-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery