Music for the way you move.
Workout, run and swim with the wire-free, one-piece music player you can wear with total freedom. The waterproof design keeps moisture out while you hear true-to-life sound with deep bass. Power up on a 3-minute quick charge for up to 60 minutes of play back and enjoy drag and drop ease with iTunes or Windows Media Player. It?s that free and easy.
- Cordless, one-piece wearable sports music player
- Waterproof (3) design for worry-free workouts, even swimming
- 3-min quick charge = up to 60-min of battery life (1)
- Drag & drop from iTunes or Windows Media Player
- Compact design with 4 GB internal memory (2)
- Easy navigation of songs & folders
- Enjoy playlist compatibility & shuffle mode
- Crystal clear sound and deep bass
- ZAPPIN search plays about 4 or 15 second music clips
- USB dock, S/M/L/LL ear-buds and adjustment band included
Wearable and Wire-free
- This one-piece music player's unique design is lightweight, ideal for sports and active lifestyles. It allows you to be wire-free, hands-free, and without distraction whether you?re working out at the gym, playing outdoors or even swimming (3).
Waterproof (3) to 2M
- The NWZ-W273 series design is waterproof up to 2 meters depth. That means you can swim with it. To ensure a good fit before swimming see enclosed details. Do not use in salt water as it has corrosive effects.
Quick charge battery
- Use the included USB dock to get up to 60 minutes of use on just 3 minutes of charge (1). With an impressive total battery life of up to 8 hours on a full charge, the NWZ-W273 is ready when you are.
Drag, drop and go
- With a Walkman player, you are never tied to just one music service. Just drag and drop files from iTunes or Windows Media Player and enjoy. Multi-format playback also lets you play MP3, WMA, AAC or L-PCM music files; now that's freedom.
- The NWZ-W273 is compact in size but can store hours of music thanks to the internal 4 GB memory (2).
Navigate your song library
- Searching through your music is simple with the multi-function playback buttons. A quick tap changes songs and a tap and hold changes folders while in all play mode. In playlist mode a quick tap changes songs and a tap and hold changes the playlist.
- Create your favorite playlists in iTunes or Windows Media Player and drag them to the NWZ-W273 player. Use shuffle mode to mix it up.
High Quality Sound
- The integrated 13.5 mm EX headphone drivers deliver great sound quality with deep bass.
Music to match your pace
- Find the perfect music for the moment using the ZAPPIN search feature, allowing you to easily navigate through your song collection by playing back main melodies.
Open, charge and listen
- Everything you need is in the box including USB dock, small, medium, large and large-long ear buds.
- Audio Format(s) Supported:
- MP3: 32-320 kbps (incl. VBR) at 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz
- WMA: 32-192 kbps (incl. VBR) at 44.1 kHz (WM-DRM not supported)
- AAC: 16-320 kbps (incl. VBR) at 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, and 48 kHz
- L-PCM: 1411 kbps at 44.1 kHz
- Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz (when playing data file, single signal measurement)
- Audio Power Output: 5 + 5mW
- Play Mode: All Play / Shuffle / Playlist
- Search Features:
- ZAPPIN (Short or Long)
- 3 min Quick charge
- Automatic Volume Limiter System
- Playback options
- Headphone Type: EX headphones with closed, dynamic 13.5mm dome driver
- Interface: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
- System Requirements: IBM PC/AT compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating systems (1):
Windows XP Home Edition2 (Service Pack 3 or later)
Windows XP Professional2 (Service Pack 3 or later)
Windows Vista Home Basic (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows Vista Home Premium (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows Vista Business (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows 7 Starter (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows 7 Home Basic (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows 8 Pro
Mac OS X v10.6 or later
Not supported by OSs other than above.
Compatibility mode for Windows XP (included with Windows Vista and Windows 7) is not supported.
1- Excluding OS Versions not supported by Microsoft.
2 - Excluding 64-bit OS versions.
CPU: 1 GHz processor (2.6 GHz recommended for video playback)
RAM: 1 GB or more (2 GB RAM required for Windows 8 64-bit)
Hard Disk Drive / Solid State Drive: 600 MB or more of available space
Internet Explorer 7 or later
Internet connection (for Gracenote MusicID service, podcast features, Store access, or online help).
We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above System Requirements.
Not supported by the following environments
Personally constructed computers or operating systems
An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system
- Memory Size: 4 GB
- User Memory Capacity (Approx.): 3.54 GB (3,803,414,528 bytes)
- Battery Charging (Approx): USB-based:
- 1.5 Hrs (full charge)
- 3 Minutes (approx. 60 minutes playback)1
- Battery Indicator: LED Battery Life Indicator (Green/Orange/Red)
- Battery Life (Approx): MP3 at 128 kbps = 8 Hrs.
- Battery Life (Approx): Linear PCM at 1411 kbps = 7 Hrs.
- Power Type: Built-in Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Weights and Measurements
- Weight (Approx.): 29g (1.1 oz)
Warranty (from original date of purchase):
- 1-Year: Parts
- 90-Days: Labor
(1) Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions. Battery capacity decreases over time and use.
(2) 1 GB equals 1 billion bytes, a portion of which is used for data management functions.
(3) Waterproof certified to the IPX8 standards, submersible up to 2 meters. Salt water is corrosive, do not use in salt water conditions.