This announcement of Sony Electronics Corp. combines a mixture of retro and modern age technology. The Walkman, made famous in the 80s by Sony is now back and with new features. Sony today took the wraps off its top-of-the-line Walkman Video MP3 player – the X-series Walkman. A premium portable entertainment device, the X-series (NWZ-X1000 models) is Wi-Fi enabled and features an Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) touch screen, Sony’s Digital Clear Audio Technologies, as well as embedded content provided by Slacker Radio and YouTube.
The X-series Walkman video MP3 player is available now for pre-sales on sonystyle.com. The device will come in black in two different storage capacities, the NWZ-X1051 with 16GB of internal storage and the NWZ-X1061 with 32GB, and cost $299 and $399 respectively. Both models can be found in Sony Style stores and select retailers nationwide mid-June.