If you are in the market for a stand-alone portable music player you might be interested to know that Sony has recently launched a new Sony Walkman in the form of the NW-WM1Z which is priced at a hefty $3,200.
The premium Walkman has been specifically created to provide high-resolution audio and has taken the jump from “one you listen to, to one you can feel” says Sony.
Specifications of the NW-WM1Z include DSEE HX technology which upscales music to high resolution quality, a 256 GB storage capacity, S-Master HX digital amplifier for pure sound quality and Native DSD (direct stream digital) file support. Sony explains more about their flagship Sony NW-WM1Z Walkman :
Delivering every note as the artist intended with High-Resolution Audio. Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker, so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you. High-resolution audio files usually use a high sampling frequency of 96 kHz or 192 kHz at 24-bit.
Take the concert feeling home and experience your music as the artist intended, in near High-Resolution Audio quality. DSEE HX upscaling technology uses an algorithm to analyze your music and replace any lost information, so that the quality is almost high-resolution level. Choose from 4 additional modes to the standard to bring out the best in your music.
Our DC Phase Linearizer works to effectively replicate a wide variety of sonic signatures. It applies digital-signal processing to match the phase characteristics of various types of analog amplifier to deliver a purer, more analog-like sound. Choose from six phase character settings.
For more information on the new New Sony Walkman NW-WM1Z music player jump over to the Sony website for details via the link below.