Whatever your sport, take your music with you. Made for the outdoors, the NW-WS620 Sports Walkman can endure the toughest elements. And Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC™ one-touch pairing, it's as streamlined as your training.
Waterproof (saltwater) for worry-free use
Works in temperatures from 23°F to 113°F
Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC One-touch
Ambient Sound mode
3-minute quick charge for 60 minutes of playback
Waterproof and dustproof
Durable, tough design. This is the ultimate sporting companion. The IPX5-rated splashproof remote control can be used in light rain or rinsed under the tap, and the IPX5/8-rated waterproof headset can be fully submerged in saltwater to a depth of 6.56 feet. Both are IP6X-rated dustproof, so you can take your run or workout to the beach. Cannot function underwater.
NFC and Bluetooth
Stream music and other audio wirelessly from your smartphone via Bluetooth®.
4GB storage for audio
Load up the Walkman® with your favorite playlists or podcasts.
Ready for extremes
If you're a hiker or a climber, the NW-WS620 is your perfect companion, enduring extreme temperatures between 23°F and 113°F.
Salt waterproof to a depth of 6.56 feet, the NW-WS620 can be submerged for up to 30 minutes, making it perfect for swimming and water sports.
Whether you're doing sand-based sports or simply running along the beach, our durable Walkman® can withstand small particles.
The freedom to stream
Fancy spontaneously changing your regular training playlist? Stream music or other audio wirelessly from your smartphone, using Bluetooth®.
Ambient Sound mode
Ambient Sound mode uses the microphones built into the left and right side of the Walkman to allow you to hear the ambient sounds around you, even as you listen to music. So, you can listen to your fitness instructor or talk to your friends without missing a beat.
Wearable, ergonomic in design, slim, and light, the NW-WS620 is comfortable and stays in place whatever your sport.
Enjoy a 12-hour battery life. Or if you're stuck for time, a three-minute power-up gives 60 minutes of listening time, so you can charge while you get ready.
Stream from your smartphone via Bluetooth® with simple One-touch NFC pairing.
Bluetooth® remote control
Take calls and change tracks via the compact, splashproof remote. Attach it to your finger or wrist for fuss-free audio control.
Standard and waterproof earbuds for versatile listening
Get the best sound for your workout with a choice of standard or waterproof earbuds. Standard earbuds give you a comfortable fit and balanced sound. Hitting the pool? Switch to the waterproof earbuds; a thin film covers each earbud, preventing water damage within the Walkman and optimizing sound levels for underwater listening.
A built-in microphone for hands-free calls
You don’t have to pause your workout to take that important phone call. With a built-in microphone and Bluetooth® connectivity, you can make and answer calls wirelessly from your smartphone.
Drag and drop all your files
With a Walkman® player, you are never tied to just one music service. Just drag and drop MP3s from iTunes®, Windows® Media Player, or Internet Explorer® and enjoy. Multi-format playback also lets you play WMA, AAC-LC, or L-PCM music files.
Storage capacity: 4GB
Supported file formats: Mp3, AAC-LC, Linear PCM
Computer compatibility: Windows, Mac
Battery life: 12 hours
What's in the Box
What's in the Box
NWWS623/B Waterproof/Dustproof Bluetooth Walkman with Headphones
Customer Reviews for Sony NW-WS623 Sports Walkman Wearable Bluetooth Digital Music Player
Five months after I bought it, it started to give problems. The mic is not working and support to trouble shoot is lacking. No phone numbers to call. Took it down to service center at 313 Somerset and hopefully they give me a new one. They said they will sms me to let me know in 1-2 weeks! Past 5 months had connection issues to bluetooth as well. Worked sometimes and many other times had difficulty connecting. Not the easiest product to use. I think the Apple ipod has a better track record from what friends tell me and service is much better from Apple.
This is my third pair of Sony waterproof headphones, which I find easy to control while swimming. They are comfortable and sound quality isn't bad. Obviously I do like the product, because of above reasons, however I am not happy with their lasting ability. The first pair I had lasted two years, second pair only fourteen months, this is with same usage. I look after them always clean and dry well after swimming in pool and have never used in the sea. Also the price has increased a lot as well over the year, I went for the Bluetooth this time as was only a small amount of money more, will be interesting to see how long this one lasts. I have recommended this products to many people who I swim with, as it helps to ease boredom of swimming an hour, whilst listening to audio books.
These are the third and most expensive swimming MP3 players I have bought. They are better at keeping water out but I am very disappointed with the quality and level of sound which was much better on cheaper products. The maximum volume level is far too low .
Bought these from Amazon and was initially happy with the purchase. However after using them for a month they stopped charging. This was reported and they were exchanged. Have used them no more than 20 times since due to the pandemic and now the sound has failed on the left side earphone. A lot of money to pay for such a fragile product. With warranty now expired I guess my options are limited, but I’m sure not spending my money again on these.
My old water-resistant (or not so much) headset stopped working due to an internal short circuit. It can charge but then switches on and off randomly until it is empty again. Play button also doesn't work anymore. Since this is not a repairable item I bought a new one. The new one only has 4GB storage - sad. The sound is a bit better and it has the sound pass through function. Rest is practically the same. Let's see how long that one will last.
I bought the device about a month ago and right now I am using it only for swimming and nothing else. The only thing I like about the product is the fit and the fact that it is waterproof. On the other hand the many disadvantages I feel are: 1. Short battery life on Bluetooth play mode. (Approximately only about 3 hours). 2. Absence of warning of low battery level. (The moment the low battery audible of low battery is heard the device stops functioning immediately). 3. Sound quality in MP3 player mode is disappoint. (Bluetooth play has better sound quality as it it boosted by the phone's music app sound enhancement features.
After so many consideration, I have decided to buy this product and I've purchased this 3 times. So far, it is my loyal companion in my swimming.
A few things for improvement : - memory capacity needs to be increased - need to improve quality of the mechanism, my second one was already had glitz only after less than a year usage, luckily the service center replaced it for the new one but I also bought the new one cos I couldn't wait for 2 wks (I had to swim the next day). My first one was lasted a few years.
Bought this about a month back. Very good for a workout & running - stays in the ear, without slipping or falling out. It's very light, so is not uncomfortable even over 2-3 hours of use The buttons are quite easy to navigate, and provide wireless access to practically all major functions. Sound quality is surprisingly good for this price-point ! Battery life is also pretty good.
I wanted some music whilst doing my swim workouts. MP3 is a great feature as Bluetooth needs my hand phone nearby and it don’t work in water. The buttons need getting use to. The ambient function is good. In pool, I want to only listen to my music. On my runs, I want to hear the surroundings for safety. This product did it all. It’s just a little bulky. If it’s slimmer, would be awesome.
This was my third pair. Slight improvement on the charging adapter but the charging contact point between adapter and ear phone can be improved as the last experience was due to loosen in charging contact point. As for sound quality is almost same, hope it can improve in future.
This walkman has made my swim sessions way more delightful. It was more like a dream for me to be able to listen to music while swimming. Sony has made it come true. The sound quality is really good. Operating it is very simple. It has very clear instructions online. I hope Sony offers some app support in the future so that we can use offline music stream services like Amazon music, etc. I also wish it came with a case! What else can I say? I love my walkman.
This Sony Waterproof and dustproof Walkman® with BLUETOOTH® Wireless is super great. What I like is the sound and simple to maintained. The battery can last longer than what I anticipated. As I use it for my gym training and jogging is very light when you wear it you really don't feel it at all.
I brought. 2 sets of the headphones. 1 for me & 1 for my partner. We love them and find the sound quality to be great. The only down side to the headphones is being able to load music to the headset. The process needed to go through is not as straight forward as it says especially if you are trying to use music from Spotify.
I used to use a wireless headset by LG. That headset would almost immediately connect to my iPhone using Bluetooth when powered up. The Sony headset takes more than 15 seconds from power on to establish Bluetooth connection. After using this product for a month, recently, the Bluetooth connection does not even get established. Have to re-do it several times before connection is established. Not as good a user experience as my LG headset.
I use it for a running. It never show the current capacity of battery. I cannot estimate how many minute it can last to play song. I am not a audiophile, as long it can play song for me during a long distance run.
stopped charging all of the sudden, i rinse it after pool, i dont over charge, just stopped charging, tried all trouble shoot nothing works, had it for like 13-14months only and i dont use it every day
i bought this around 2 months ago and i hardly use it. Using it about once to twice a week for swimming and jogging only. The left ear piece spoilt after few time of using it. It went totally soundless. I owned the older version as well and it also spoilt after couple of months and i was lucky that it was still under warranty and the sony center replaced a new one for me. As for current purchase i send it in for warranty as well. I was satisfied with the older version (Which it lasted for almost 5 years)
I have been using the Sony waterproof walkman for swimming almost on a daily basis and I am very happy with the sound quality of it both under and above water. They are fairly stable on the ears as they do not fall off when I do freestyle turns while swimming either. It is fairly easy to use with the MacBook to download music onto the inbuilt MP3 player.
1- Doesn't pair easily and have to manually pair it every time I use it. 2- When wanted to download music , I needed to download my music from Spotify to another SW then download my songs into Sony. i tried a couple SWs and didn't work so I lost this option. (too much hustle) 3- I usually use it 4 days a week when running. I stopped for 10 days and now it's dead. 4- Went to the store to check on the warranty. after 6 months by 1 day , its void but they said the problem is in the base charging which they don't carry.
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