Sony Is Re-Releasing The Classic Walkman
— Updated on 15 June 2021

Sony Is Re-Releasing The Classic Walkman

— Updated on 15 June 2021

There’s a high probability many of you reading this either don’t know what a Walkman is, or if you do, you’ve never owned one. Well now’s your chance to experience listening to music like your parents did with the release of Sony’s NW-A100TPS Walkman.

Created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic portable tape player, this new version looks almost identical to the original TPS-L2 Walkman and even includes a fake cassette that looks like it’s playing tunes.

As it’s now 2019 and not 1979, this updated Walkman comes with a tonne of modern features to keep the young folk happy. 

Powered by Android, the revamped Walkman has a 26-hour battery life, 16GB storage, 3.6 inch HD touchscreen, USB-C charging, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity and an S-Master HX digital amplifier for high-resolution audio. A particularly neat feature to keep old-timers happy is the addition of a vinyl processor, which allows tracks to sound like they’re being spun on a turntable.

There are set to be two versions released; the limited edition NW-A100TPS featuring the 40th-anniversary logo and packaging, as well as the cheaper NW-A105 without the extra commemorative details.

Both of Sony’s nostalgic Walkmans will hit shelves later this year. Visit to find more details about the product’s price and release date.

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