Sony today launched a new WS623 Walkman with Bluetooth Wireless Technology in India. The Sony WS623 Walkman will be available for buying starting June 15, at a price tag if Rs 8,990. The key highlights of the new walkman is that it is water and dust resistant (IP65/68), which the company claims to have build to counter extreme outdoor conditions and sporting activity.
Sony further states that the new wireless walkman is “a perfect treat for sports enthusiasts”. “WS623 Walkman is engineered to endure extreme outdoor conditions or any sporting activity, the wearable Walkman is a perfect match for sports enthusiasts,” says the company. The device delivers is salt waterproof, and allow swimmers to a depth of 2 meters with up to 30 minutes of submerged time. Not only that, WS623 Walkman is also dustproof which makes it capable of withstanding small particles and an ideal device for any sand based activity.
Sony’s new WS623 Walkman is built in a way to deliver an unmatched audio performance. It comes packed with standard earbuds along with specially designed waterproof earbuds that are wrapped with a thin film to prevent water damage. Sony says, “Together with a temperature feature, the Walkman can endure extreme temperatures from -5 degree C to 45 degree C, making it ideal for a hike or climb.”
WS623Walkman features an ergonomic, slim and light design and comes equipped with an improved wearing comfort for the users. The device also comes packed with an ambient Sound Mode Player. With the help of the Ambient Sound Mode, the user will be able to stay in touch with the surroundings and utilize nifty in-built microphones to pick up external voices and sounds in the surrounding environment – allowing to communicate with the workout buddy or trainer without skipping a beat.
Equipped with Bluetooth Wireless Technology, one can stream music from the smartphone using the convenient Near-field Communication (NFC) one-touch pairing, or simply store up to 4GB of audio within. The Walkman will be available in India starting June 15 in Black colour variant. The device comes with fast charging ability and is said to deliver 12 hour battery life. The company claims that 3 minute of quick charge enables 60 minutes playback time. “The Walkman is also efficient during time shortage situations, with a three minute power up giving a full 60 minutes of listening time.”
Starting June 15, WS623 Walkman will be available in all Sony Center and electronic stores across India.
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