Sony E450 Walkman Video MP3 Player Launched

The Sony WALKMAN family grows this summer with addition of latest generation Sony Walkman E450 Video MP3 Player, that is all about must-have looks plus great sound and video performance besides offering extra long battery life of up to 50 hours (music) and 10 hours (video).


Young music lovers with an eye for style would enjoy rich, quality sound by Sony that really stands out from the crowd. Perfect as a first music player, the Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player is available in a choice of five fun, funky colours.

The new Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player clad a fresh new interface that makes it even easier and more fun to use. The redesigned playback screen lets you scroll through a big, bold view of cover artwork on the crisp, clear QVGA screen.

In Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player, background wallpapers can be customised from a choice of freshly available designs, or users can now use their own photos, if they like.

In addition, the Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player features a new Scene Search that makes it easy to pinpoint the right moment in longer videos by scrolling through a series of thumbnail images.

The Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player includes something so unique to Sony, the SensMe technology that automatically analyses and categorises music library, creating a series of themed channels. User need to just pick their channel to suit the moment, from mellow to upbeat.

The new Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player also features a brand new to WALKMAN series, Lyrics Sync supports the popular .lrc file format, displaying the words of the favourite songs on screen.

The Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player also includes a new Karaoke Mode that lets users have fun singing along to your favourite songs and it automatically reduces the original performer’s vocal level, so users own voice is heard clearly over the backing track.

In addition, playback key can also be adjusted up or down to match anyone’s vocal reach without changing playback speed.

Sony claims that busy students will appreciate the brand-new Language Learning function in Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player that makes it easy to master a tricky phrase. The device can ‘loop’ a chosen passage for listening at reduced playback speed without changing pitch or losing clarity.

Once again, unique to Sony, a handy Bookmark function lets users create, add to or edit up to five of their own personal playlists. Just pick a playlist to suit one’s mood or whatever one is doing.

Like every Sony WALKMAN music players, the new Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player stands out with full, rich sound to get the very best out of your music collection. Clear Bass and Clear Stereo are joined by new DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine).

Developed by Sony, DSEE restores high frequencies that are lost when music files are compressed to recreate more natural, CD-quality sound.

The Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player also features a new Virtual Phones Technology that adds an extra dimension to enjoying the favourite tracks on headphones. Authentic acoustic modelling by Sony places user inside a choice of five soundspaces, from an intimate club to the biggest arena.

The new Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player offers extra-long battery life that now lets users listen for even longer, offering up to 50 hours of music playback time (10 hours video playback) from a single charge.

The Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player comes with Content Transfer software that makes it easy to drag and drop music files and playlists directly to WALKMAN from connected PC or iTunes library (not including DRM files).

The Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player now works better than ever with a PC running Windows 7 OS. Connect the WALKMAN E450 to a PC’s USB port and a new ‘Device Stage’ window launches automatically.

This easy-to-use media management function lets you browse files stored on Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player in Windows Explorer and export media files directly to WALKMAN from your PC. Windows 7 even takes care of converting DivX and AVCHD video files stored on your hard drive to playable format for viewing on WALKMAN.

Available in black color only, the new Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player adds a beautifully designed matched cradle stereo speaker, allowing users to enjoy crisp, clear WALKMAN quality sound without headphones.

Digital Linear Phase Speaker technology in Sony WALKMAN E450 video MP3 player ensures a clear, natural soundfield, while Virtual Bass boosts low-end frequencies for a room-filling low end.  As an alternative to mains power, the speaker can also be powered directly from the player’s battery, letting users take great WALKMAN sound with you anywhere.

Key Features of Sony Walkman E450

  • 16GB storage space
  • Audio: MP3/WMA (include DRM)/AAC/ Linear PCM/AAC format audio files that are copyright-protected cannot be played back
  • Video: AVC(H.264/AVC) Baseline Profile/MPEG-4/WMV (including DRM
  • 5.1cm/2.0” QVGA LCD Display
  • SensMe; Lyrics Sync; Karaoke Mode; Language Learning Mode
  • Dynamic Normaliser; VPT; Equaliser;  FM Radio; voice recorder; Alarm/timer; WM-Port
  • 80% recharge in 1.5 hrs, full recharge in 3 hours
  • 50 hours of music playback with MP3 files at 128kbps with the equalizer set to “None”
  • 10 hours of video playback with MPEG-4 files at 384kbps
  • Colors – Black, Red, Blue, Pink, Green
  • Dim – 94.7 x 44.0 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight – 58 gms

The new Sony WALKMAN E450 series video and MP3 player would be available from August 2010. Sony has not revealed its price in any market as yet.

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