Product Type: Sony MP3 players
Newest Review: ... what you'd expect from a £20 to £30 pair of headphones which is good considering the cost of the player. I also liked that the earbud... more
Effortless "On The Go" Music
Sony Walkman NWZ-W202 2 GB
Member Name: Gurch
Sony Walkman NWZ-W202 2 GB
Advantages: Sit's comfortably, no wires, great battery and sound
Disadvantages: Could have more storage space (but not a big issue)
WOW, that's all i can personally say.
From a review point though, they are great, very comfortable and reliable, I do alot of running, snowboarding, biking and other outdoor activites and it helps increadably not to have something in your pocket bouncing about or wires flying in your face, these have been the most reliable source of music so far,
No matter how much i shake around they stay in place very comfortably, infact i almost forget i'm wearing them most of the time, it has a very simple to use button layout in the form of a scroll wheel, 2 volume buttons + and -, and a shuffle switch, to skip threw your songs you simply just run your thumb on the wheel in the derection of the next or previous song, to play pause all you have to do is push the little scroll whele down as if pressing a little button,
The player also comes with a great feature from sony titled ZAPPIN, if hold the play button it will activate ZAPPIN and you will here a lovely voice telling you this and it will then proceed to play 5 seconds from the chorus of your next song's and once it play's a song you like just click the play button again and it will start the song from the begging, thus removing the need for a screen, excelent!
At first i was a bit weary about how they would sound and as it is an in ear set for health and safety i couldn't test them out, however i took the gamble and glad i did, the sound is great, not noise cancelling perfect however you can increase the volume enough sometimes too much, although i'd prefer it too loud than too quiet as you can always lower the volume,
Another great feature is its magnetic power saver, once you are finished listening to your music just remove the headset put the earpieces together and the device powers down, to turn it back on simply press the play button and it will continue from exactly where you left off,
The battery life is great, easilly a full days worth, and if it isn't enough for you well a few minutes plugged into a simple usb slot with sony's standard mini usb cable and your good to go again. Whilst the device is charging you can see a nice glowing light and once fully charged the light stay's solid, never takes long to charge at all,
If you have an xbox 360 or playstation 3 then you have those extra feature, you can plug it into the usb ports as you would controller with power cable and it will charge the player, but you can also go to your music folders and play the files from your wonderfull headset whilst you play your favourite games,
Getting music onto the device is just as easy, simple attach to any windows media player enabled PC and you can drag, drop and sync with your media player library, and for those that dont have media player, you can simply browse to playes location and paste/drop your files onto the player manually,
Finally, you may be thinking this may be it seems a little expensive or looks to nice i may damage it, wel you can also get a 4GB version for a few pounds extra which is just perfect for on the go shuffle music and the device also comes with a great plastic cover, so you can put it in your bag or pocket without any worry of scratches, and if your like me and like to show off your latest gadgets then it comes with a ovely usb dock as pictured above and can sit very nicely next to and usb enabled device, xbox playstation computer etc.
Note : If you have an ipod or usb charging phone you may have recieved a plug with usb support, yes that's right this device will also charge in a plug socket with a usb plug in a matter of minutes.
Summary: Great music device for the sporty outdoors person
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