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This Sony NWZ-W262 MP3 player has an unusual design - essentially it's a music player incorporated into a set of headphones. This makes it ideal for gym goers. But could it perform well enough in our MP3 player test to appeal to other users?
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Review details
Date tested 17 October 2011
Type Music only
Ultra portable Yes
Large memory No
Recently tested No
Memory supplied (GB) 0.128 will store about two hours of music. 10GB will store about 160 hours. 2.0
Weight (g) Includes batteries 30
Dimensions (hxwxd) (cm) n/a
Screen size, diagonal (inches) N/A
Headphone type Plugs
Mac compatible No
Compatible music formats MP3; WMA; AAC; Wav
Time to upload 100MB (seconds) 63.0
Built in speakers No
FM radio No
Internet capable No
Running time music (hours) 9.5
Charging time (hours) 1.0
Play while charging No

Sony NWZ-W262

  • Launch date: Aug 2011
  • Type: Music only
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