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Sony Walkman NW-A55 Portable Hi-Res Touch Screen MP3 16GB + Deco Gear Power Bank Kit

by Sony
Condition: New
Original price $94.99 - Original price $94.99
Original price $94.99
$233.00
$233.00 - $233.00
Current price $233.00
SKU E1SNNWA55B
Item Description
  • Precision engineered for improved sound quality
  • Truly authentic sound with Hi-Res Audio
  • S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality
  • DSEE HX upscaling restores quality to compressed files
  • Overview

    Step up your sound with the incredible audio fidelity of the NW-A55. Hear all of your favorite music in authentic Hi-Res audio, through the S-Master HX upscaling. Keep listening for up to 45 hours on a single charge and expand your on-the-go music collection with the SD card slot. 

    Go wireless with BLUETOOTH
    Use your favorite BLUETOOTH headphones to listen to your favorite content.

    Music played from your computer sounds even better with USB DAC function 
    Use your NW-A50 Series as a USB DAC (Digital-Analog Converter) by pairing it with a PC or Mac computer. When connected and activated using the supplied USB cable, the NW-A50 Series replaces your computer's regular sound processing with its own highly tuned hardware processing. 

    BLUETOOTH Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost
    Stream music through the NW-A50 via Bluetooth and a smartphone connection to give all your music an NW-A50 boost. Your favorite tracks will benefit from S-Master HX and DSEE HX upscaling, as well as Vinyl Processor and equalizer. 

    Effortless control with the large touch screen 
    With the large, full-color touch screen, you're in complete control. Change tracks, create playlists and more, just by tapping the handy on-screen buttons. 

    DSD playback
    Experience the natural sound and intense detail of DSD audio formats, thanks to the NW-A50 Series' high-quality PCM conversion.

    Hi-Res audio in maximum quality 
    Reduces distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full-bodied sound. 

    Rigid aluminum milled frame for improved sound quality
    The premium aluminum milled frame provides superior rigidity for low impedance and clear, stable sound and solid bass.

    Gold-plated circuit board and contact springs for low impedance
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    Step up your sound with the incredible audio fidelity of the NW-A55. Hear all of your favorite music in authentic Hi-Res audio, through the S-Master HX upscaling. Keep listening for up to 45 hours on a single charge and expand your on-the-go music collection with the SD card slot. 

    Go wireless with BLUETOOTH
    Use your favorite BLUETOOTH headphones to listen to your favorite content.

    Music played from your computer sounds even better with USB DAC function 
    Use your NW-A50 Series as a USB DAC (Digital-Analog Converter) by pairing it with a PC or Mac computer. When connected and activated using the supplied USB cable, the NW-A50 Series replaces your computer's regular sound processing with its own highly tuned hardware processing. 

    BLUETOOTH Receiver mode to give your smartphone music a boost
    Stream music through the NW-A50 via Bluetooth and a smartphone connection to give all your music an NW-A50 boost. Your favorite tracks will benefit from S-Master HX and DSEE HX upscaling, as well as Vinyl Processor and equalizer. 

    Effortless control with the large touch screen 
    With the large, full-color touch screen, you're in complete control. Change tracks, create playlists and more, just by tapping the handy on-screen buttons. 

    DSD playback
    Experience the natural sound and intense detail of DSD audio formats, thanks to the NW-A50 Series' high-quality PCM conversion.

    Hi-Res audio in maximum quality 
    Reduces distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full-bodied sound. 

    Rigid aluminum milled frame for improved sound quality
    The premium aluminum milled frame provides superior rigidity for low impedance and clear, stable sound and solid bass.

    Gold-plated circuit board and contact springs for low impedance
    The on-board plate and contact springs of the NW-A50 that connect the circuit board to the aluminum milled frame are both plated with gold. The results are powerful bass and a clear mid-range.

    Expand your memory with the SD card slot
    Store even more music on your Walkman, Pop in an SD card (not supplied) for additional memory.

    DSEE HX restores all your compressed music files 
    Upscales compressed digital music files and takes them closer to the quality of Hi-Res Audio. 

    High Resolution Audio for uncompromised sound 
    Enjoy the subtlest nuances in higher-than-CD quality Hi-Res Audio. 

     

    Power
    Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music  MP3 (128 kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 30 hrs, MP3 (128 kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256 kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, AAC (256 kbps) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (96 kHz / 24 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 27 hrs, FLAC (96 kHz / 24 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 39 hrs, FLAC (192 kHz / 24 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 23 hrs, FLAC (192 kHz / 24 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 30 hrs, DSD (2.8224 MHz / 1 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode ON: Approx. 20 hrs, DSD (2.8224 MHz / 1 bit) / Ambient Sound Mode OFF: Approx. 25 hrs, MP3 (128 kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 37 hrs, MP3 (128 kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 45 hrs, AAC (256 kbps) / Noise Cancel ON: Approx. 33 hrs, AAC (256 kbps) / Noise Cancel OFF: Approx. 39 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, MP3 (128 kbps) / SBC (Connection): Approx. 20 hrs, FLAC (96 kHz / 24 bit) / LDAC Connection Preferred (Auto): Approx. 13 hrs, SBC (Connection): Approx. 15 hrs, LDAC (Sound Quality): Approx. 12 hrs 
    Battery Life — Continuous Playback Music Notes  The values shown in this topic are the approximate battery life when content is played continuously at the default settings. Even if the player is turned off for an extended period, a small amount of battery power is still consumed. Battery life may vary depending on volume settings, conditions of use and ambient temperature. The battery is consumed considerably when the screen is on. The battery life may become about 70% shorter when some of the sound quality settings are active. 
    Charging Time (full charge)  Approx. 4 hrs 
    Charging Time (Quick Charge) 
    Built-in battery  Built-in Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery 
    Charging and Power supply  USB power (from a computer via a USB) 
    Storage Media
    Memory Size  16 GB, Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC 
    Playback & display
    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, Repart All, All Range, Selected Range 
    Drag and Drop  Yes 
    Display Resolution  3.1" (7.8 cm), WVGA (800 x 480 Pixels) 
    Display Type  TFT color display with white LED-backlight 
    Photo Playback Notes 
    FM Tuner  Yes 
    Sound Effects  6 Band equalizer, DSEE HX,DC Phase Linearizer, Dynamic Normalizer, VPT, ClearAudio+, Clear Phase, Vinyl Processor 
    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 / 8–384 kHz, WAV (.WAV): 16, 24, 32 bit (Float / Integer) / 8–384 kHz, AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 16–320 kbps / 8–48 kHz, HE-AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32–144 kbps / 8–48 kHz, Apple Lossless (.mp4, .m4a): 16, 24 bit / 8–384 kHz, AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .afc, .aifc): 16, 24, 32 bit / 8–384 kHz, DSD (.dsf, .dff): 1 bit / 2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz
    *Audio that is converted to Linear PCM is output., APE (.ape): 8, 16, 24 bit / 8–192 kHz (Fast, Normal, High), MQA (.mqa.flac): Supported 
    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 recognizes 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. For sampling frequency over 352.8 kHz, it will be down converted to a lower frequency for playback. 
    Durability
    Waterproof 
    Headphone Out (Stereo mini-jack)
    Frequency  20–40,000 Hz 
    Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW)  35 mW + 35 mW 
    Headphone Out (Balanced standard-jack)
    Frequency 
    Maximum Power Output (JEITA 16Ω/mW) 
    Software
    Operating System  Sony original OS 
    Connectivity
    Terminals  Headphone: Stereo mini-jack, WM-PORT: WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins, USB[2]: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant) 
    Wireless Capabilities  Communication system: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2, NFC: Yes, Supported Bluetooth profiles: Yes, Supported Codecs (Transmission): Yes, Supported Codecs (Reception): Yes 

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    Box Includes

    • Walkman NW-A55
    • USB cable
    • Startup Guide
    • Instruction Manual
    • Includes Full Sony USA Authorized Dealer Warranty

    • BUNDLE INCLUDES:
    • Deco Gear Power Bank 8000 mAh Digital Display with Wireless Device Charging
    • Sandisk Imaging Ultra microSDHC 32GB UHS Class 10 Memory Card w/ Adapter

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