This Walkman is a fruity piece if kit and the least it deserves is an audition. It's Sony's first MP3 Walkman, and is a huge fan of Windows, not to mention Atrac files.
Slack software subdues Sony
It boasts its own Connect software and immense stamina – it's good for 35 hours of fun times.
Unfortunately, though, things are off to a rocky start. That Connect software isn't very intuitive, and there's no room for images, so you can leave your digital camera alone.
Fortunately, though, the NW-A3000 sounds clear, detailed and as crisp as a bag of Walkers', which should be enough to fend off the software demons. If you're fed up with Apple and like Sony, get in quick, you won't be disappointed.
The NW-A3000 sounds clear, detailed and as crisp as a bag of Walkers'