Prepare for quality sound
The A17 Walkman digital music player delivers impressive, on the go audio performance. Beginning with the aluminum chassis, the all-new, low-impedance circuitry and S-Master HX digital amplifier have a solid platform, from which to produce sweet, soothing, and natural sound. A long-life battery (for up to 50 hours MP3 playback) and easy to use user interface make the A17 Walkman player the perfect excuse to enjoy your favorite music tracks.
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64 GB of internal memory provides plenty of room to get started. When necessary, you can expand (up to 192 GB1 overall capacity further via the included microSD slot.
Your favorite tracks, even in Hi-Res!
The NWZ-A17 supports native playback of digital music files including Hi-Res up to 192kHz/24-bit including: MP3, WMA, WMA lossless, AAC, FLAC, AIFF, WAV, and ALAC for a sublime audio experience.
Long battery life
The built-in lithium ion battery provides up to 50 hours of audio playback (MP3)/ up to 30 hours (Hi-Res) per charge.
Stream your music wirelessly
Enjoy high quality Bluetooth audio streaming convenience and simplified connectivity with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. Simply align your compatible devices and touch the NFC logos to activate or deactivate pairing. With built-in AAC and aptX codec support, you will benefit from maximized signal quality when streaming your music wirelessly.
Easily navigate your tracks
Searching through your music is simple with the multi-function directional keys. Spend more time listening than fumbling through your music.
The 2.25" QVGA anti-reflective TFT LCD display delivers rich and clear viewing of album artwork, photos, and even videos.
Drag, drop and go
With a Walkman player, you are never tied to just one music service. Just drag and drop files from iTunes for Mac or Windows and enjoy. Multi-format playback also lets you play MP3, WMA, AAC or L-PCM music files; now that's freedom.
DSEE HX offers natural sound with a spacious feel by revitalizing the audio signal and also restoring the high frequency sounds stripped by the audio compression process to near hi-resolution sound quality.
Digital amplification for sophisticated sound
S-Master HX digital amplification circuitry, uniquely developed for high resolution audio playback, delivers faithful wide-frequency audio reproduction with all the details from the highs to the lows.
The circuit board is the core of any electronic device. Borrowing a few tricks from our accomplished ES audio lineup, a low impedance circuit board ensures signal integrity while low resistance battery connectivity provides for efficient current transfer and faithful audio delivery.
Music for every mood
SensMe tone analysis software keeps your music in tune with your mood, automatically grouping your music into channels based on beats-per-minute, making listening and managing your content even simpler.
- 64GB Hi-Res Walkman Portable Music Player
- Supports Hi-Res audio playback of: WAV, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, and more
- Up to 50 hours MP3 playback and 30-hours Hi-Res playback
- Stream music wirelessly with Bluetooth & NFC connections
- Compact, slim design with microSD slot for up to 192GB1 memory
- Easy navigation of songs & folders
- 2.25" WVGA LCD anti-reflective display
- Drag & drop from iTunes for Mac or Windows
- DSEE HX upscales audio (MP3, AAC, ATRAC, and WMA) to near Hi-Res quality
- S-Master HX digital amplification for unparalleled sound
- Low-resistance circuitry design for natural, balanced sound
- Advanced Multimedia UX for AV playback and FM radio
- Find music to match your mood with SensMe channels
- World's smallest and lightest Hi-Res audio portable music player
Size & Weight
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 1.69 x 4.33 x 0.31 in
- Weight: 2.33 oz
- Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music: 30 hours (Hi-Res Audio), 50 hours (MP3)
- Charging Time (full charge): 4 hours
- USB Connection: Yes
- Wireless Capabilities: Bluetooth, NFC
- Input and Output Terminals: microSD slot, Stereo mini jack, WM-PORT
Playback & Display
- Dynamic Normalizer: Yes
- Clear Bass: Yes
- Clear Stereo: Yes
- Drag and Drop: Yes
- Display Resolution: 320 x 240 (QVGA)
- Display Type: TFT color display with white LED-backlight
- Screen Size (inch): 2.2 in (5.6 cm)
- MP3: Yes
- AAC-LC (Non-DRM): Yes
- Linear PCM: Yes
- Photo Formats: JPEG
- MPEG4: Yes
- FM Tuner: Yes
- Sound Effects: ClearAudio+, Clear Bass, DSEE HX, Dynamic normalizer
- Audio Formats: AAC (Non-DRM), AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, HE-AAC, Linear PCM, MP3, WMA (Non-DRM)
- Video Formats: AVC (H.264/AVC), MPEG4, WMV 9
- System Requirements: Mac OS X (v10.6 or later), Microsoft Windows 8, Windows Vista (SP2 or later), Windows 7 (SP1 or later)