We've been talking about retro Walkman players quite a bit during out Gizmodo '79 coverage, so it is only fitting that Sony Europe unveils two new devices aimed at the entry level market. The Walkman E-Series and B-Series.
If OLED is too rich for your blood, the E-Series comes with the following features:
WALKMAN® E Series Video MP3 players • Slim, light Digital Media Player in choice of Black or Red • Clear Stereo and Clear Bass technologies for superb sound quality • High resolution QVGA 2" colour LCD screen • Support for video file format conversion (If users have decoder software, other video formats can be converted) • Long battery life up to 30 hrs (Music : MP3 128kbps) audio / 6 hrs (Video : MPEG-4 Simple Profile 384kbps) video
The B-Series, a compact model for more active lifestyles", has the following features:
• Small, Ultra-light player in choice of four colors • Easy operation with drag-and-drop file transfers • ZAPPIN™ for quick, easy song searches • Bass button for powerful low frequency enhancement • 18 hr music playback and Quick Charge battery • FM tuner with recording facility