The Sony Walkman is still very popular even now that more and more people are listening to music on their iPhone and Android smartphones. There are many new products that support high resolution, streaming playback, and iTunes, so it can be said that it is an essential item for those who want to listen to music with high sound quality. When choosing a Walkman, we have articles about the types of Walkmans and their characteristics. Among them, I have an article about the WM1 series.
Sony Walkman type
Sony Walkman mainly develops 5 series of S, A, ZX, WM1 and W. The functions are different, so choose the series that suits your needs.
Suitable for people who want to enjoy music easily. You can easily buy it at a low price. Compact and lightweight, it is easy to carry and is a small Walkman. In terms of specifications, it is inferior to other series. It does not support high resolution playback.
It has more features than the S series and can be purchased at a lower price. High resolution playback is possible, and you can use streaming services and apps.
It has all the functions for advanced users. It is equipped with “S-Master HX”, a full digital amplifier with upgraded noise reduction performance during high-resolution playback. Equipped with DSEE HX, it is also suitable for wireless playback.
Recommended for those who want to emphasize sound quality. Equipped with various functions related to high-resolution playback, it also has a USB-DAC function that can play music in a computer in high-resolution, and a Bluetooth receiver function that can play sound sources stored in a smartphone wirelessly in high-resolution.
An integrated Walkman built into the headphones. This series is recommended for people who use it during sports or who do not want to have a main unit terminal. It is extremely lightweight and comfortable to wear, making it suitable for long-term wear.
WM1 series products
The Walkman WM1 series is equipped with various functions.
Equipped with digital amplifier
It is equipped with a newly designed digital amplifier for this series.
High-quality sound reproduction
It is equipped with “DSEE HX” that can store high frequencies and play back with higher sound quality than CDs.
DC phase linearizer
It is now possible to reproduce the phase characteristics of an analog amplifier and reproduce rich bass.