April 11, 2007
Sony NW-E016 / E015 / E013 Flash players
Sony Japan is out with another stick-like flash player, the E series will be available in 1GB, 2GB and 4GB versions. The player has a built in USB-plug and comes with a three line color LCD display which disappears when off. It supports playback of MP3, WMA, Atrac, and AAC formats, however DRM is not supported. The controls are located at the back and arranged in a convenient position. The built in Lithium Ion battery charges is a jiffy, 3 minutes of charging and you are good to go for 3 hours. The battery fully charges in 60 minutes for continuous playback time of 30 hours. It connects to the host via USB 2.0 and can be used as a USB drive too.
The Sony E series will go on sale in Japan from April 21 and will be available in a variety of colors. The NW-E016 with 4GB memory will be available in black, violet and pink whereas the NW-E015 and E013 offering 2GB and 1GB will be come in blue and gold in addition to the three colors. Sony will be releasing accessories like an arm band, sports clip and neckband for using the DAP on the move. The NW-E016 will sell for 20,000 Yen ($ 165), NW-E015 for 14,000 Yen ($ 115) and NW-E013 for 11,000 Yen ($ 92).
Via – Sony (Japan)