Sony’s New Walkman Costs $3,200 US. (NOT a Typo)

Gizmodo reports on the Sony NW-WM1Z, which is being hyped as a “Premium Walkman with High-Resolution Audio.” For that price, the goddamn thing had better come plated with gold–and it does.

This new portable High-Res Audio player apparently sounds fantastic, although for maximum effect, Sony recommends that you also purchase a pair of MDR-Z1R headphones ($2,999) and the TZ-ZH1ES desktop headphone amplifier ($2,899).

Learn more at PC World.



Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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