While that's a slip of two months, we're willing to wait for one of the most hotly anticipated gadgets of 2009. The prices remain as before, with the 16GB costing £214 and the 32GB version clocking in at £283. That's pricier than an iPod Touch, but expect it to come down sharpish.
The X series Walkman was first spotted at CES this year. Sony's hoping it can really give Apple and other PMP players such as Archos, a real fright as everyone looks to converge their massive media libraries in one place.
Sony X series Walkman
On sale: 10 May