Sony Walkman Is Making A Comeback, Runs Jelly Bean

By Kamal Nayan - 06 Jan '15 13:24PM

Sony Walkman fans rejoice. The company has launched the new ZX2 Walkman that runs Android Jelly Bean. The Walkman ZX2 has 128 GB storage and can hold 2,000 songs. It has also got a micro SD card slot for extending the memory further. On a single charge, the Walkman ZX2 can run for 60 hours.

However, all these features come at a hefty price tag - $1,120.

According to Sony, the new Walkman comes with audio technology that "can reproduce master quality recordings just as the artists originally intended."

"The new Walkman ZX2 is a great example of the quality of our high-res audio offerings," said Mike Fasulo, president of Sony Electronics USA, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. "This Walkman is tailored for outstanding sound, and every piece of material and component has been crafted to realize the ultimate high-res audio experience on the move."

The new Walkman ZX2 will hit shelves starting spring.

The first Walkman was released on July 1, 1979. The portable cassette player was one of the few disruptive products Sony ever introduced. The device completely how people listen to music. The market share of Sony Walkman was cut off by iPod released in 2001.

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