Sony NW-E005F 2GB MP3 Player

I just bought this for about 170USD (269SGD).
It’s for my dad actually, as he needed a MP3 Player and Sony was having a nice promotion where you get a free MDR-Q21LP earphones together with a leather case with the purchase of the Sony NW-E005F 2GB MP3 Player.

Features :
– 2GB high capacity storage
– Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery with great Stamina of 30 hours
– High speed battery charge: 3 minutes charging will give you 3 hours playback time
– Transfer up to 90 CD’s onto the internal memory thanks to ATRAC3plus compression technology
– Direct USB plug for ease of use
– Bright and clear 1-line OLED display for easy navigation
– Multiple codec support: ATRAC, MP3 and WMA compatible
– SonicStage 3.4 software for easy music management and transfers of your favourite tracks

Network function
– High speed data transfer YES
– USB connection YES
– Selectable data compression (ATRAC3 / ATRAC3plus) YES
– Data conversion from MP3 / WMA / WAV to ATRAC3 or ATRAC3plus YES
– CDDB automatic music information transferring YES
– Music information editting on PC YES
– Network WALKMAN control on PC YES

Memory
– Embedded flash memory 2GB(2048.0MB)
– MemoryStick MS DUO NO

Data compression
– ATRAC3 66 kbps YES
– ATRAC3 105 kbps YES
– ATRAC3 132 kbps YES
– ATRAC3plus 48 kbps YES
– ATRAC3plus 64 kbps YES
– Atrac3plus 256 kbps YES

Playback & display
– ATRAC3 playback YES
– ATRAC3plus playback YES
– Group function operation YES
– Repeat YES
– Shuffle YES
– Digital sound preset YES
– Digital Mega Bass NO
– AVLS YES
– Hold YES
– MP3 direct playback YES

General data
– Battery life ATRAC3 playback 30.0hours
– Weight 25.0grams

Dimensions
– Width 24.6mm
– Height 79.0mm
– Depth 13.6mm

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Overall I like the design. It’s about the same size as a thumbdrive which is really cool. Fingerprint marks could be easily seen due to the material used for the case :/

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