Sony NWZ-A818 8GB

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Sony NWZ-A818 8GB

Rock with your favorite music, watch crystal clear full-motion video and enjoy your photos on a beautiful color-rich screen with the NWZ-A818 Walkman ...

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Review of "Sony NWZ-A818 8GB"

published 06/09/2008 | TechNoLogic
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Pro excellent features, sound, headphones, interface
Cons price is not that amazing, no screen protection included, no accessable accessories!
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"Sony NWZ-A818 8GB - best MP3 out now?"

i bought this product about one year ago... and its still being used every day!

when i look for a product such as an MP3 player, i take my time researching and looking ta reviews and websites to find the best price/feature unit.

this came out on top :)

the units design is small, sturdy but a major problem is the screen, it gets easily scratched and there are no screen covers or protectors except buying off 2nd hand sellers off ebay or amazon.

the user interface is excellent, easily do what you want to do (i found it exactly like the interface on the PSP).

the video quality is outstanding for such a small unit, differnt settings such as rotating the video 90 degrees, increasing brigtness e.t.c

the headphones included are probably the best ive ever had with an MP3 player, there not the usually standard run of the mill headphones!

sound quality is also the best.

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Product Information : Sony NWZ-A818 8GB

Manufacturer's product description

Rock with your favorite music, watch crystal clear full-motion video and enjoy your photos on a beautiful color-rich screen with the NWZ-A818 Walkman Video MP3 player. The slim-line player lets you see it all on its high-resolution 2" QVGA LCD screen. Small enough to slip into a bag or pocket, the 8GB NWZ-S818 Walkman Video MP3 player can store up to 5,050 songs, 30 hours of video or hundreds of photographs, giving you the delight of multimedia entertainment anytime, anyplace.

Product Details

MPN: NWZA818B, NWZA818P.CE7, NWZA818W, NWZA818V

EAN: 4905524442373, 4905524442489, 4783997126477, 4905524442397, 4905524442380, 4905524442403

Colour: Black, White

Manufacturer: Sony

Storage Medium: Built-In Memory

Storage Capacity in MB: 8192

Screen Size in Inches: 2

Horizontal Resolution in Pixel: 240, 320

Vertical Resolution in Pixel: 320, 240

Display Technology: TFT Display

Built-In Microphone: No

Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No

Direct Radio Recording: No

Direct TV Recording: No

Bluetooth: No

W-LAN Connection: No, without WLAN

MP3 Playback: Yes, with MP3 Playback

WMA Playback: Yes

WAV Playback: No

OGG Playback: No

AAC Playback: Yes

MPEG 4 Playback: Yes

WMV Playback: No, without WMV Playback

DivX Playback: No

Type: Audio/Video Player

Video Playtime in Hours: 8

Width in mm: 88

Height in mm: 43.8

Depth in mm: 9.1

Weight in Grams: 53

Type of Memory Stick Interface: No

Type of SD Card Interface: No

MPEG2 Playback: No

H.264 Playback: No

Battery Type: Li Ion

Replaceable Battery: No

Touchscreen: No

Music Playtime in Hours: 33

Operating System: Proprietary

Long Name: NWZ-A818W

Headphones: Headphones - binaural - in-ear - stereo

Built-in Display: Colour - 240 x 320 - 2" - LCD, Colour - 240 x 320 - 2" - TFT

Sound Effects: Clear Bass, Clear Bass, Clear Stereo

Playback Digital Standards: WMA, AAC, PCM, MP3, protected WMA (DRM 10) , MPEG-4, H.264 , JPEG

Product Type: Digital player flash based

Sound Output Mode: Stereo

Flash Memory: 8 GB

Battery: Player - rechargeable - Lithium Ion

Product Description: Sony Walkman NWZ-A818 - digital player

Enclosure Colour: White, Pink, Black, Silver

Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.5 cm x 1 cm x 8.8 cm, 4.4 cm x 0.9 cm x 8.8 cm

Weight: 53 g

Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista

Interface Supported: USB 2.0

Photo Viewer: Yes

MPEG4 Playback: with MPEG4 Playback

Audio Line-In Interface: No

Built-In Radio: without Built-In Radio

Audio Specifications: Amplifier - Response Bandwidth - 20 - 20000 Hz ¦ Digital Player - Response Bandwidth - 20 - 20000 Hz

Equaliser Factory Presets: Heavy, Custom, Jazz, Pop, Unique

Equaliser: 5-band

Output Power: 10 mW

Battery

Battery: Player - rechargeable - Lithium Ion

Battery Enclosure Type: Integrated

Run Time (Up To): 33 hour(s)

Battery Life Details: MP3 playback - up to 33 hour(s) ¦ Video playback - up to 8 hour(s)

Miscellaneous

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Microsoft Windows Media Player 11

Certified for Windows Vista: Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Included Accessories: USB cable, headphones extension cable

Cables Included: 1 x USB cable ¦ 1 x headphones extension cable

Connections

Connector Type: Headphones ( mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ) ¦ USB

Headphones

Headphones Type: Headphones - binaural - in-ear

Connectivity Technology: Wired

Sound Output Mode: Stereo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Playback Modes: Continuous, repeat all, one track repeat

Features: JPEG photo playback

Built-in Display

Built-in Display: LCD - colour, TFT - colour

Resolution: 240 x 320

Diagonal Size: 2"

Display Illumination Colour: White

Audio System

Digital Video Playback: Yes

Sound Effects: Clear Bass, Clear Bass, Clear Stereo

Sound Output Mode: Stereo

Flash Memory: 8 GB

Digital Photo Playback: Yes

Equaliser: Yes

Audio Specifications: Amplifier - Response Bandwidth - 20 - 20000 Hz ¦ Digital Player - Response Bandwidth - 20 - 20000 Hz

General

Supported Digital Photo Standards: JPEG

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, H.264

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WMA, AAC, PCM, MP3, protected WMA (DRM 10)

MPN: NWZA818W.CE7, NWZA818P.CE7, NWZA818B.CE7, NWZ-A818SLV

Digital Player Type: Flash based

Digital Player Functions: Video playback

Width: 4.5 cm, 4.4 cm

Depth: 1 cm, 0.9 cm

Height: 8.8 cm

Weight: 53 g

Enclosure Colour: White, Pink, Black, Silver

Product Type: Digital player

Interface Supported: USB 2.0

System Requirements

OS Required: Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later

Equaliser

Equaliser Factory Presets: Heavy, Custom, Jazz, Pop, Unique

Equalizer: 5-band

Amplifier

Headphones Output Power (per channel): 5 mW

Output Channel Qty: 2 channel(s)

Output Power / Total: 10 mW

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