Tech Made Simple

Hot Topics: How to Fix Bluetooth Problems | The Best Coffee Grinder | Best Fitness Trackers Under $50 | Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy

Top News Stories

author photo

Sony's Latest Walkman Does Double Duty as a Bluetooth Headset

by on September 04, 2014
in iPods & MP3 Players, News, Music and Video, Portable Players, Phone Accessories, Headphones, Blog, IFA 2014 :: 1 comment

Sony Walkman NWZ-WS613Sony, the company that invented portable music listening with the original Walkman, this week unveiled the new Walkman NWZ-WS613, a Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player built directly into a pair of headphones.

This waterproof Walkman is designed for long workouts and other places where you’d prefer to leave the distraction of a smartphone behind. It holds up to 4GB of music, and can be controlled remotely from a ring-type remote worn on your index finger.

If 4GB isn’t enough music, you can connect the Walkman to a smartphone or other personal media player through low-energy Bluetooth. The only downside: It’s a pretty bulky setup to be used as stand-alone Bluetooth headphones. You may get more comfort out of the less expensive LG Tone+ HBS730 ($49.99) or Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 ($79.99) Bluetooth in-ear models.

The Sony Walkman NWZ-WS613 will be available this October with a MSRP of $159.99.



Discussion loading

gravatar

Doesn't work underwater using Bluetooth

From Brian on September 07, 2014 :: 11:49 am

Doesn’t work underwater using Bluetooth. Otherwise it’s fantastic. We need underwater wireless technology fast! smile

Reply

© 2015 Techlicious LLC. Home | About | Meet the Team | Sponsorship Opportunities | Newsletter Archive | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy

Techlicious participates in affiliate programs, including the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, which provide a small commission from some, but not all, of the "click-thru to buy" links contained in our articles. These click-thru links are determined after the article has been written, based on price and product availability — the commissions do not impact our choice of recommended product, nor the price you pay. When you use these links, you help support our ongoing editorial mission to provide you with the best product recommendations.

site design: Juxtaprose