Sony NWZ-A Series High Resolution Walkman

Introducing the A Series High-Resolution Walkman®. The greatest name in portable music meets the latest standard in premium audio, with up to 30 hours of playtime. The smallest and lightest High-Resolution Audio player, you get portability, convenience, and style.

Key aptX™ Features

Consistent audio quality

Fixed compression ratio ensures consistency

Full spectrum of sound

From 20Hz to 20kHz, aptX audio covers the human hearing range

Interoperability testing program

We operate rigorous testing for all aptX enabled products, so you can be confident all products will deliver the same audio quality

aptX™ Tech Specifications

Sound quality
  • THD+N@1kHz: -67dB
  • SNR@1kHz:  93dB
  • PEAQ audio quality:-0.18
  • Qualcomm® Kalimba™ MHz DSP technology: 42MHz@48KHz stereo decode ~45MHz@48KHz stereo encode
Audio Encoding
  • 16-bit, up to 48kHz sampling rate
Program memory usage
  • 3.3kwords (encoder) / 3.6kwords (decoder) 
Data memory usage
  • 1.8kwords
ARM MHz
  • ~63MHz (stereo encode) on ARMv7A with NEON 
Bit Rate
  • 384 kbps (48 kHz sampling)