Sony announced the previously leaked S-Series Walkman Video MP3 player/PMP that comes with built-in stereo speakers. The new S-series Walkman has a lightweight and compact and is so slim at less than 0.5-inch thin.
Sony‘s S-series features a bright, high-contrast 2.4-inch QVGA LCD screen,FM tuner, up to 42 hours of music playback and up to 6.5 hours of video playback through the headphones, and voice recording function. The new Walkman plays AVC H.264, MPEG-4, WMV video, MP3, WMA, AAC, Linear PCM audio and JPEG files. The S-series will come with 8GB (NWZ-S544) or 16GB (NWZ-S545) capacities in Red or Black and will be priced at $110 and $130 respectively.
Along with the S-Series, Sony brings us the E-series Walkman, also a Video MP3 player/PMP. It has a 2-inch LCD display and supports playback of MP3, WMA, AAC, PCM, WMV and JPEG formats. It will also be available in 8GB (NWZ-E344) or 16GB (NWZ-E345) capacities, for $80 and $100 respectively.
Both the S-series and E-series utilize the Clear Audio technology to produce very clean, high quality sound. They will be released in September.