Experience Music as The Artist Intended
Enjoy high-quality sound from this stylish and compact music player that lets you download and stream more of the music you love. With full Wi-Fi® compatibility, a long-lasting battery and a stylish and sleek design, you can play and find new music wherever you want to go.
- Wi-Fi® compatible for direct download and streaming
- Made with a rigid aluminum frame and gold solder inside a precisely engineered chassis
- Up to 36 hours of 44.1KHz FLAC playback
- Supported by Android™
- Connect to a PC to access your music collection
- Lightweight and designed for pockets
- NW-A300 series high-quality PCM conversion
- DSD audio formats up to 11.2MHz
- The NW-A306 lets you enjoy 360 Reality Audio.
- Rigid aluminum milled frame for improved sound quality
The S-Master HX™ digital amp technology, independently developed for Walkman®, is compatible with the Native DSD format, and supports balanced and high power output. It reduces distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies, for rich and full-bodied sound, further enhanced by new high quality sound lead-free solder.
Long Battery Life
With a long battery life, you can immerse yourself in more of your music, with up to 36 hours of 44.1KHz FLAC playback, up to 32 hours of 96 KHz FLAC High-Resolution Audio playback, or even up to 26 hours with a music service app.
Wi-Fi® compatible for direct download and music streaming
Supported by Android™ and compatible with Wi-Fi®, the NW-A306 offers you even more ways to listen to your music. Enjoy your favorite streaming and music apps right on your Walkman or connect to a PC to access your music collection.
3.6" (diag.) Display and Walkman® Home Screen
The 3.6 inch (diag.) display gives you easier access to your music without compromising comfort. With the Walkman® Home Screen, you can customize the home display to suit your needs.
Take your digital music collection to another level with High-Resolution Audio. By capturing and reproducing digital audio at a higher rate than CD (24-bit/96kHz and beyond), High-Resolution Audio allows you to get closer to the original studio recording.
Experience the natural sound and intense detail of DSD audio formats up to 11.2MHz, thanks to the NW-A300 series' high-quality PCM conversion.
Hi-Res Audio Wireless
Enjoy High-Resolution Audio quality without wires thanks to LDAC, Sony's premium wireless codec. With 3x the bitrate of standard Bluetooth® technology, you can enjoy a superior listening experience for all your music.
360 Reality Audio
Immerse yourself in sound all around you. As real as if you were there at a live concert or with the artist recording in a studio. With 360 Reality Audio, music has never been so immersive and so real.
The NW-A306 lets you enjoy 360 Reality Audio.
USB Type-C™ Port
The NW-A300 series features a USB Type-C™ port for quick charging and easy connectivity with a range of devices.
Bluetooth® and aptX™ HD
Connect wirelessly with Bluetooth® and you’re ready to go. aptX™ HD audio compatibility is available.
Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Ultimate™ (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) upscales compressed digital music files in real time. And the evolving algorithm now delivers even greater benefits for CD-quality (16 bit 44.1/48kHz) lossless codec audio. Restoring acoustic subtleties and dynamic range, it provides a richer, more complete listening experience.
Give the warmth and character of vinyl back to your digital tracks. Enjoy subtle reproduction of the low-frequency resonance, tone-arm resistance and surface noise to deliver an authentic listening experience.
With a 32GB integrated memory and an SD card slot, the NW-A300 series Walkman lets you take even the biggest music collections on the go.
Stunning New Design
An eye-catching rippled wave design covers the rear of the unit, which looks stylish and provides better grip.
Cassette Tape UI
As a playful nod to the portable music revolution, Sony began with the iconic TPS-L2, the NW-A300 series features a special cassette tape user interface and screensaver. The cassette tape visual that appears on your Walkman® display varies depending on the codec of the music you’re listening to.