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Working out is good, no? But nothing's worse than worrying about gushing sweat damaging your delicate headphones, or a dangling wire getting caught in the treadmill, sucking you into the machinery. The Sony NWZ-W260 has you covered -- it's a water-resistant, wire-free MP3 player in the form of a headset. It'll be out at the end of July, in white and black versions, for a currently undisclosed price.We've had a chance to get our mitts on the NWZ-W260, so, pending a full, in-depth review, read on for our first impressions.The NWZ-W260 comprises two chunky earbuds attached to a flexible loop that fits around the back of your bonce. There's no annoying wire flapping about, and no need to conceal your MP3 player in your pocket, because all your tunes are stored in the headset itself.Along the top of the left earbud, you'll find play and pause controls and a rocker to skip tracks back and forth. Over on the right, there's a volume rocker, and another button for controlling playlists and shuffling music.The 'buds themselves are of the in-ear variety, and should form a seal with the inside of your ear.
By HotHardware, published 16-07-2011
There are iconic brands, and there are really iconic brands. Sony's Walkman line is easily one of the most famous of all times, and the new NWZ-W260 keeps the lineage alive. It's a new one-piece, water-resistant W Series Walkman MP3 player for sports enthusiasts, which weighs around 24% less (and is around 2/3 smaller) than the prior model....
By TechRadar, published 14-07-2011
Sony has unveiled its latest Walkman, the Sony NWZ-W260, a wireless MP3 playing headset intended for athletes and the very forgetful, seeing as it can go with you into your post-workout shower. Well, it can, says Sony's press release, but it probably shouldn't given that the headset shouldn't be immersed or come into continuous contact with water, or shampoo, conditioner, face wash and soap. So…...