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Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player - NWZE384BLK

Abt Model: NWZE384BLK | UPC Code: 027242867697
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8GB Internal Memory/ 1.77 "(128x160) Colorful TFT/QQVGA Display/ Digital Music, Video & Photo Player With FM Radio/ Drag & Drop From iTunes (PC) Or Windows Media Player/ Rechargeable Battery With Up To 30 Hours Audio Playback/ Dynamic Normalizer/ Alarm And Timer Function/ Playlists Compatible/ Black Finish
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Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player, Model NWZE384BLK

Movies, music, photos, radio- all in one amazingly clean design. And with drag-and-drop simplicity, you can load songs and playlists from iTunes® and Windows® Media Player with ease. Heading out on a long trip or workout? The built-in battery offers up to 30 hours of continuous audio playback.

Features:

  • Take your entertainment with you
    The compact design of the Sony® NWZ-E370 series Walkman® MP3 Player allows you to enjoy your favorite audio and video files, look at personal photos or simply listen to the built in FM radio.
  • Easy Content Transfer
    The Media Go™ application for Windows® allows you to transfer your favorite music, videos, playlists, and photos to your Walkman® easily. You can drag and drop the data from iTunes® for Windows® and Windows Media Player.
  • Rechargeable battery built-in
    The built-in lithium ion battery provides up to 30 hours of audio playback or up to 4 hours of video playback per charge.1
  • Solid Sound
    Exclusive Sony® Clear Audio Technologies like Clear Stereo and Clear Bass restore the clarity and depth of digitally compressed music. With the integrated 5 band equalizer, you can dial in the sound according to genre or create two custom EQ curves.
  • Small in size, BIG in file capacity
    The restyled NWZ-E370 series Walkman® has an ergonomic shape with a textured graphics wrap. Streamlined for portability, the NWZ-E370 series can store hours of music, videos and personal photos thanks to the internal 8 GB memory2.
  • Lightning-fast LCD display
    The 1.77" (128x160) color LCD provides convenient viewing of photos, videos, and album artwork.
  • Dynamic Normalizer
    Dynamic Normalizer balances the volume level between songs. With this setting, when listening to album songs in the shuffle play mode, the volume level between songs is moderated to minimize the difference in their recording levels.
  • Keep track of time
    The NWZ-E370 Walkman® player has a built in clock function with alarm and sleep timer functions.
  • Playlist Compatible
    Users can create playlists and select between each in the music playback menu.
  • Open, charge and listen
    Everything you need is in the box including USB cable and earbud style headphones.

Specifications:

Audio

  • AVLS: Volume Limit ON/OFF
  • Antenna System: FM: Headphone Cord Antenna
  • Equalizer: 5 Band Equalizer with 6 presets: Heavy/Pop/Jazz/Unique/Custom 1/Custom 2 & Clear Bass
  • Format(s) Supported: MP3 / WMA / AAC-LC / L-PCM
  • Frequency Response: 20 - 20,000Hz (When playing data file, single signal measruement)
  • Station Preset(s): up to 30 FM presets
  • Tuner Frequency Range: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
  • Tuner Type: Digital FM Tuner
  • Audio Power Output: 5mW+5mW
  • Play Mode: Normal / Repeat / Shuffle / Shuffle&Repeat / Repeat 1 Song
  • Sound Mode
    • 5-band equalizer (Heavy/Pop/Jazz/Unique/Custom 1/Custom 2)
    • Clear Stereo (On/Off)
    • Clear Bass
    • Dynamic Normalizer (On/Off)

Convenience

  • Multiple Language Display: German/English/Spanish/French/Italian/Polish/Portuguese/Russian/ Turkish/Korean/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese
  • On-Screen Display:
    • Vertical: Music / Video / Photo
    • Horizontal (right): Video / Photo
    • Horizontal (left): Photo
  • Search Features: All Songs / Album / Artist / Genre / Release Year / Folder / Playlists

Display

  • Display Technology: TFT color display with white LED-backlight, QQVGA(128 x 160 Pixels)
  • Screen Size: 1.77'' QQVGA (128 x 160 pixels)

General

  • Backlit Color: White LED-backlight
  • Recommended Use: Music / Video / Photo / FM

Hardware

  • Headphone Type: MDR-E804YLA
  • Interface: Stereo mini-jack mini-B Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)
  • System Requirements: IBM PC/AT or compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating systems:
    • Windows XP Home Edition 2 (Service Pack 3 or later)
    • Windows XP Professional2 (Service Pack 3 or later)
    • Windows Vista Home Basic (Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows Vista Home Premium (Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows Vista Business (Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 2 or later)
    • Windows 7 Home Basic (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 1 or later)
    • Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or later) Not supported by OSs other than above
    • 1 Excluding OS Versions not supported by Microsoft.
    • 2 Excluding 64-bit OS versions.
    • CPU: PentiumR III 450MHz or higher for WindowsR XP, PentiumRIII 800MHz or higher for Windows VistaR, PentiumRIII 1GHz or higher for WindowsR 7
    • RAM: 256MB or more for WindowsR XP, 512MB or more for Windows VistaR, 1GB or more for WindowsR 7
    • 32-bit versions, 2GB or more for WindowsR 7 64-bit versions
    • HDD:600MB or more of available space
    • Display:Screen Resolution:800 x 600 pixels (or higher)(recommended 1,024 x 768 or higher) / Colors:8 bit or higher (16 bit recommended)
    • USB connector ( Hi-Speed USB is recommended)
    • Internet Explorer:Internet Explorer 7 or later
    • Windows Media Player:Windows Media Player 11 for WindowsR XP and Windows VistaR
    • Windows Media Player 12 for WindowsR 7
    • Broadband Internet connection is required to use Electronic Music Distribution (EMD) or to visit the web site.
    • We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above System Requirements.
    • Not supported by the following environments:
    • Personally constructed computers or operating systems
    • An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system
    • Multi-boot environment
    • Multi-monitor environment
    • Macintosh
    • Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Inputs and Outputs

  • Headphone Output(s): 1 (1/8" stereo mini jack)

Memory

  • Memory Size: 8GB
  • User Memory Capacity (Approx.): 3.50GB (3,758,096,384 bytes)

Operating Conditions

  • Operating Temperature: 41 'F to 95 'F (5 'C to 35 'C)

Playback

  • Photo Playback: JPEG

Power

  • Battery Charging (Approx): USB-based charging: 2 Hours (full charge), 45 min. (80%)
  • Battery Life (Approx)
    • Music: 30 Hrs.
    • Video: 4 Hrs.
    • FM Radio: 13 Hrs.
  • Power Type: Built-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

Video

  • Format: WM-DRM

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 3-1/2"
  • Width: 1-3/4"
  • Depth: 13/32"

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Unit: 1.9 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lb

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts And Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

Footnotes:

  1. Actual battery life will vary based on product settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions
  2. 1 GB equals 1 billion bytes, a portion of which is used for data management functions
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Built-in SpeakerNo
Audio Playback Time30 Hours
Average Battery Life30 Hours
Recharge Time2 Hours
Power SourceBuilt-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Display Resolution128x160
Display Size (inches)1.77
Display TypeTFT color display with white LED-backlight
TouchscreenNo
Storage Capacity8GB
Storage TypeIntegrated Flash Memory
Song Capacity8GB
Supported Audio FormatsMP3 / WMA / AAC-LC / L-PCM
Video PlaybackYes
Video Capacity4GB
Video Resolution128x160
Video Playback Time4 Hours
Supported Video FormatsWM-DRM
Photo PlaybackYes
Photo Capacity4GB
Supported Image FormatsJPEG
TunerYes
Tuner TypeFM
Tuner Frequency Range87.5 - 108.0 MHz
AM PresetsNo
FM PresetsYes
Headphone Output3.5-mm Stereo Headphone Jack
Headphone TypeIn Ear
Remote ControlNo
Built-in ClockYes
TimerYes
Voice RecordingNo
Wireless TechnologyNo
Frequency Response20 - 20,000 Hz
Supported LanguagesGerman/English/Spanish/French/Italian/Polish/Portuguese/Russian/ Turkish/Korean/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese
Supported SoftwareWindows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, iTunes 10.7 or later
Compatible O/SMac OSX or later, Windows XP Home Edition 2 or later
Included AccessoriesHeadphones, USB Cable
Width (inches)1.75
Height (inches)3.5
Depth (inches)0.4
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player
 
3.4

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

41%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (3)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Great sound (3)
  • Reliable (3)
  • Sleek/compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Love It!

Have used it for several months now and I have to say that Sony makes the best MP3, it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of an Ipod but then all I want...Read complete review

Have used it for several months now and I have to say that Sony makes the best MP3, it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of an Ipod but then all I want it for is reliability and to play music. I put the music on then stuff it in my pocket, it does the job very well. I find the interface to be well laid out, the brightness settings work great for a sunny day, and being able to have FM radio is just a bonus. I have paired it with the Sony Earbuds Extra Bass and it thumps awesome, it allows me to adjust it to just the right amount without causing me to have hearing loss in my old age. I listen to a lot of different genres and I find they all sound fantastic. There is an equalizer with different settings so you can fine tune the music to your taste. The screen really isn't big enough to watch a movie on it but then that is not what I bought this for, I bought it for music and eBooks and it does the job perfectly. The battery capacity is outstanding, I have never run it down in one full day. Well done Sony, its great to see the Walkman tradition is still alive and well!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Wish I could've just bought my old one

Just bought my new one and I am hating it. Almost every aspect of it is poorer than my last two walkmans and for the same price. I would've loved to just rebuy my...Read complete review

Just bought my new one and I am hating it. Almost every aspect of it is poorer than my last two walkmans and for the same price. I would've loved to just rebuy my old one but they've discontinued it. For one, it's smaller than my last one (smaller screen, bigger text and more pixelated graphics) and the tiny screen is pretty irksome considering this isn't exactly a cheap, generic mp3 player. Maybe because they got rid of the hold button but the buttons are harder to use (snapping down instead of sinking down if that makes sense) and I don't know how else to say it but the buttons resist your fingers- it's just irritating to use. There is also an increased reaction time when you press the buttons which pretty much shocks me. It takes almost a second for your music to start playing once you press play from pause. It is such a decrease in quality, I do not understand. The option to set your background is gone and replaced with the option to have a strange screensaver which flashes with a clock every 30 seconds for like a half second. The option to prolong the turning-off time is also gone so if you like the option of lazily scrolling through a long list of music while listening to a song, well you can't. And you have to hold down the options button to both turn on and turn off the player now, which whatever, it's just an extra button you have to constantly go through. And in that line, to turn it off you have to both pause the song and hold down the options button. The volume is only accessible from the now playing page (up/down arrows) which I don't mind but it might be irksome to some if they're scrolling through a long list of music and they want to actually comfortably listen to music while they do so. And I just realized there is no sound recorder on it anymore which is really inconvenient as I'd gotten used to recording little voice messages on it. In the place of the recorder is now the clock- i.e. you have to go through multiple buttons now to take a look at the time. And the lowest brightness setting is higher than the lowest setting on my old one (the NWZ-E460). Not a big deal, but I worry it will drain my battery faster. Honestly, the only thing keeping me from taking it back and going for a cheaper, generic model is that I know from experience the Sonys will last a couple years and I like the options for customizing the sound. For all of this, I will say the sound quality is good.

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1.0

reduced screen brightness

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Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

the lcd screen brightness decreases by itself gradually. even the brightness in the setting does not increase the brightness. i bought two of it and they both have the same problem

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reduced screen brightness

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Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

the lcd screen brightness decreases by itself gradually. even the brightness in the setting does not increase the brightness. i bought two of it and they both have the same problem

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5.0

Best Mp3 I've ever owned

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from Laceys Spring, AL 35754, USA

Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

I had a Walkman for 3 straight years dropping it, making it in the washing machine, and still going strong before I accidentally destroyed it. I was amazed be the equalizer, sound quality, ease of use, and storage. I love this device and will buy another to replace the broken one.

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5.0

Best Mp3 I've ever owned

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from Laceys Spring, AL 35754, USA

Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

I had a Walkman for 3 straight years dropping it, making it in the washing machine, and still going strong before I accidentally destroyed it. I was amazed be the equalizer, sound quality, ease of use, and storage. I love this device and will buy another to replace the broken one.

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5.0

Love It!

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from Surrey, BC, Canada

Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

Have used it for several months now and I have to say that Sony makes the best MP3, it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of an Ipod but then all I want it for is reliability and to play music. I put the music on then stuff it in my pocket, it does the job very well. I find the interface to be well laid out, the brightness settings work great for a sunny day, and being able to have FM radio is just a bonus. I have paired it with the Sony Earbuds Extra Bass and it thumps awesome, it allows me to adjust it to just the right amount without causing me to have hearing loss in my old age. I listen to a lot of different genres and I find they all sound fantastic. There is an equalizer with different settings so you can fine tune the music to your taste. The screen really isn't big enough to watch a movie on it but then that is not what I bought this for, I bought it for music and eBooks and it does the job perfectly. The battery capacity is outstanding, I have never run it down in one full day. Well done Sony, its great to see the Walkman tradition is still alive and well!

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5.0

Love It!

By 

from Surrey, BC, Canada

Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

Have used it for several months now and I have to say that Sony makes the best MP3, it doesn't have all the bells and whistles of an Ipod but then all I want it for is reliability and to play music. I put the music on then stuff it in my pocket, it does the job very well. I find the interface to be well laid out, the brightness settings work great for a sunny day, and being able to have FM radio is just a bonus. I have paired it with the Sony Earbuds Extra Bass and it thumps awesome, it allows me to adjust it to just the right amount without causing me to have hearing loss in my old age. I listen to a lot of different genres and I find they all sound fantastic. There is an equalizer with different settings so you can fine tune the music to your taste. The screen really isn't big enough to watch a movie on it but then that is not what I bought this for, I bought it for music and eBooks and it does the job perfectly. The battery capacity is outstanding, I have never run it down in one full day. Well done Sony, its great to see the Walkman tradition is still alive and well!

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1.0

Not the best sony product.The worst.

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Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

I wish I would have read these comments before I bought my new Walkman. I am very very very disappointed with this product. I happen to like my volume at a reasonable level and I know how to adjust it to my liking. This new Walkman does not allow me to do that and I am not liking it. I would not recommend this product to a friend. I am now wondering if I can get me old Walkman repaired. It got wet. Does anyone know how I can get my old Walkman repaired. I don't usually review a product on line, but this is the worst Sony product I have ever had. SMH.

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1.0

Not the best sony product.The worst.

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Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

I wish I would have read these comments before I bought my new Walkman. I am very very very disappointed with this product. I happen to like my volume at a reasonable level and I know how to adjust it to my liking. This new Walkman does not allow me to do that and I am not liking it. I would not recommend this product to a friend. I am now wondering if I can get me old Walkman repaired. It got wet. Does anyone know how I can get my old Walkman repaired. I don't usually review a product on line, but this is the worst Sony product I have ever had. SMH.

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4.0

One bad comment only

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Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

Love it. The only bad thing is that there are no docking station for it. There all for IPod. Can't understand why Sony does not offer it for it's own product.

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1.0

Wish I could've just bought my old one

By 

from Everett, WA 98205, USA

Comments about Sony 8GB Black Walkman MP3 Player:

Just bought my new one and I am hating it. Almost every aspect of it is poorer than my last two walkmans and for the same price. I would've loved to just rebuy my old one but they've discontinued it. For one, it's smaller than my last one (smaller screen, bigger text and more pixelated graphics) and the tiny screen is pretty irksome considering this isn't exactly a cheap, generic mp3 player. Maybe because they got rid of the hold button but the buttons are harder to use (snapping down instead of sinking down if that makes sense) and I don't know how else to say it but the buttons resist your fingers- it's just irritating to use. There is also an increased reaction time when you press the buttons which pretty much shocks me. It takes almost a second for your music to start playing once you press play from pause. It is such a decrease in quality, I do not understand. The option to set your background is gone and replaced with the option to have a strange screensaver which flashes with a clock every 30 seconds for like a half second. The option to prolong the turning-off time is also gone so if you like the option of lazily scrolling through a long list of music while listening to a song, well you can't. And you have to hold down the options button to both turn on and turn off the player now, which whatever, it's just an extra button you have to constantly go through. And in that line, to turn it off you have to both pause the song and hold down the options button. The volume is only accessible from the now playing page (up/down arrows) which I don't mind but it might be irksome to some if they're scrolling through a long list of music and they want to actually comfortably listen to music while they do so. And I just realized there is no sound recorder on it anymore which is really inconvenient as I'd gotten used to recording little voice messages on it. In the place of the recorder is now the clock- i.e. you have to go through multiple buttons now to take a look at the time. And the lowest brightness setting is higher than the lowest setting on my old one (the NWZ-E460). Not a big deal, but I worry it will drain my battery faster. Honestly, the only thing keeping me from taking it back and going for a cheaper, generic model is that I know from experience the Sonys will last a couple years and I like the options for customizing the sound. For all of this, I will say the sound quality is good.

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