In addition to the new models dedicated to the family Walkman, Sony presented aspecial edition to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the brand that revolutionized the way you listen to music. Cassettes are no longer there, but in this special edition the tribute to the first is clear Walkman realized by Sony: the legendary TPS-L2.
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BACK TO THE PAST: SONY PRESENTS THE CELEBRATIVE EDITION FOR THE 40 YEARS OF THE FIRST WALKMAN
The device designed to celebrate 40th anniversary of the Walkman brand it is in fact a special version of the Sony NW-A100. The tribute starts from the packaging that takes over, in style, that of the Walkman TPS-L2; inside there is also a retro cover that echoes the features. Below we leave the official statement Sony:
"Take a journey into the past with the model Walkman® NW-A100TPS created for the 40th anniversary. The Walkman® NW-A100TPS is embellished with the 40th anniversary logo on the back panel and is supplied with a soft case and a specially designed package inspired by the Walkman® TPS-L2, the first portable cassette player from Sony.
Launched on 1 July 1979, the latter revolutionized the way people listened to music on the move, offering the opportunity to enjoy their favorite pieces everywhere. The anniversary edition takes the best from past and present, combining the original design of the Walkman® and today's innovative technology, all at your fingertips. You can also try the Cassette Tape user interface inspired by classic Walkman® models. "
AVAILABILITY AND PRICES
This special edition will be available in very few units starting from the month of Novembere. The price? As with any celebratory version, unfortunately it will not be cheap: 440 €. However, we remind you that it is a multimedia device with a lot of Android on board and able to guarantee support toHigh definition audio with support for LDAC standard for wireless listening.