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Sony Walkman Sports Blue MP3 Player - NWZ-W273BLUE

Abt Model: NWZW273BLUE | UPC Code: 027242863910
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Sony Walkman Sports Blue MP3 Player, Model NWZW273BLUE

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 6 feet (2m) underwater without breaking a sweat.


New depths
Take your workout and your music below the surface. With an innovative IPX8 rated design, the W Series can be submerged as deep as 6 feet (2m) underwater, as well as hold up to intense workouts. Let the music you love power you through lap after lap. The NWZ-W273 series design is IPX8 rated, so its waterproof up to 2 meters depth and can also hold up to intense workouts. 

Rapid Charge Battery
About to hit the gym but in need of a charge? Plug in the W Series Sports Walkman for three minutes and you'll have up to 60 minutes of use in less time than it takes to get into your workout gear. Get up to 8 hours of uninterrupted play when fully charged.

Drag. Drop. Go.
Why get stuck with just one music service? Dragging and dropping your favorite MP3s from your Mac or PC is super simple whether it's from iTunes®, Windows® Media Player or even Internet Explorer®. And with multi-format playback all WMA, AAC or L-PCM music files sound amazing. How's that for freedom?

Tap into more storage.
Don't let its compact size fool you. With 4GB of internal memory, there's plenty of room to store up to 1,000 songs. Quickly search through your music with ease using convenient, 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.

Legendary sound meets sporty style.
Rock on the run or while concentrating on your core with full, rich legendary Sony sound served up by Clear Audio Technologies. Choose from 4 new colors to add a pop of style that's totally you.

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.

Playlist compatible
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.

Storage Capacity
The NWZ-W273 is compact in size but can store hours of music thanks to the internal 4 GB memory.

High Quality Sound
Exclusive Sony® Clear Audio Technologies like Clear Stereo and Clear Bass deliver deeper, richer sound quality.

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-PCM
  • Frequency Response 20 to 20,000 Hz (when playing data file, single signal measurement)
  • Audio Power Output 5 + 5mW


  • Headphone Type EX headphones with closed, dynamic 13.5mm dome driver
  • Interface Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
  • System Requirements
    •  IBM PC/AT compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating systems
      Windows® XP Home Edition (Service Pack 3 or later
      Windows® XP Professional(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 Starter (Service Pack 1 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)
      Windows® 8
      Windows® 8 Pro
      Mac OS X v10.6 or later
      Not supported by OSs other than above.
      Compatibility mode for Windows XP (included with Windows Vista and Windows 7) is not supported. 
    • CPU: 1 GHz processor (2.6 GHz recommended for video playback)
    • RAM: 1 GB or more (2 GB RAM required for Windows 8 64-bit)
    • Hard Disk Drive / Solid State Drive: 600 MB or more of available space
    • Internet Explorer 7 or later
    • Internet connection (for Gracenote® MusicID®service, podcast features, Store access, or online help). 
    • 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


  • Play Mode All Play / Shuffle / Playlist


  • Memory Size 4GB
  • User Memory Capacity (Approx) 3.54GB


  • Search Features
    • ZAPPIN®(Short or Long)
    • 3 min Quick charge
    • Automatic Volume Limiter System
    • Playback options


  • 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

In the Box

  • Earbuds (Size S/M/L) Supplied in pairs.
  • Quick Start Guide
  • USB Cradle (1)
  • Notes on Water Resistant Specifications
  • Adjustment band (1)

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 1.1 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lb
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Key Features
Wearable And Wire-Free/ Water Proof To Two Meters/ Quick Charge Battery/ Drag, Drop And Go/ 4GB Storage Capacity/ Navigate Your Song Library/ Playlist Compatible/ High Quality Sound/ Music To Match Your Pace/ Open, Charge And Listen/ 20 to 20,000 Hz Frequency Response/ USB 2.0 Compliant/ Blue Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony NWZ-W273BLUE from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony NWZ-W273BLUE is Brand New.
  • The Sony NWZ-W273BLUE Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Built-in SpeakerHeadphones
Audio Playback Time1 Hour
Average Battery Life8 Hours
Recharge Time1.5 Hours
Power SourceBuilt-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Storage Capacity4GB
Storage TypeIntegrated Flash Memory
Song Capacity3.54GB
Supported Audio FormatsMP3 / WMA / AAC-LC / L-PCM
AM PresetsNo
FM PresetsNo
Headphone Output3.5-mm Stereo Headphone Jack
Headphone TypeIn Ear
Remote ControlNo
Built-in ClockNo
Wireless TechnologyNo
Frequency Response20 - 20,000 Hz
Compatible O/SMac OS X v10.6 or later, Windows? XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 or later
Included AccessoriesEarbuds, Quick Start Guide, USB Cradle, Adjustment band
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