Product Comparison: Sony NWZ-ZX1 vs Sony NW-ZX2-B


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Sony
Model
NWZ-ZX1
NW-ZX2-B
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Enjoy High-Resolution Audio while you’re out and about with the Walkman ZX1. Every single part, material, and feature of the ZX1 has been crafted by Sony engineers to realise the ultimate High-Resolution Audio experience on the move.
The NW-ZX2 is an exercise in quality. Enjoy High-Resolution Audio to its fullest, optimized through S-Master™ HX technology. Even compressed audio files are upscaled closer to High-Resolution Audio with DSEE HX™ for a rich studio sound.
Key Specs
Memory
128 GB
128 GB
Display
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
Yes
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Sony NWZ-ZX1 128 GB Walkman with High Resolution Audio - Black/Silver
  • The 128 gig capacity is more than I need for what I want to carry about with me, so I was pleased that I didn't have to buy an SD card on top.
  • The sound from this device is amazing and the user interface is silky smooth.
  • The screen is a 4in LCD with capacitive touch, and it features acceptable brightness on the backlight
  • It has dedicated media control buttons on the outside.
  • It has 128GB of storage, which Sony reckons can store around 800 high-resolution songs.
Sony NW-ZX2-B Walkman with High Resolution Audio, LDAC, NFC and Bluetooth - Black
  • Extra storage using 128Gb micro SD cards works well. Nice leather case.
  • There is an mazing amount of space and I also bought micro card with a further 128gb
  • With the addition of a 200Gb micro sd card I have enough storage for my portable needs.
  • I have just over 100gb of music on the player which works out at just under 5,000 tracks. With a 200gb card I'll be able to load another 10,000 which will be enough for most collections.
  • Product delivers quality sound and battery life excellent and even functions well with 200gb micro sd card
Size & Weight
Color
Black / Silver
Black
Height
4.88 in.
5.16 in.
Width
2.38 in.
2.56 in.
Depth
0.56 in.
0.71 in.
Weight
5 oz.
8.29 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Sony NWZ-ZX1 128 GB Walkman with High Resolution Audio - Black/Silver
  • Excellent build and storage capacity. Also drag and drop files to upload rather than using 3rd party software
  • The sound quality (when using top end cans) is stunning, simple operating system, hell even the build quality is superb.
  • Build quality is superb, solid and well finished. The leather effect backing combined with the thicker lower section of the device actually makes the ZX1 feel great to hold securely
  • ZX1 feels very high-end and extremely comfortable in the hand
  • There are very few high quality portable players. The Sony is one such beast and is built exceptionally well
Sony NW-ZX2-B Walkman with High Resolution Audio, LDAC, NFC and Bluetooth - Black
  • This walkman looks good, has high quality build and sounds great
  • The overall quality is superb, no doubt it has the top design and hardware.
  • Love the solid construction of the player. Once paired with a good set of earphones, becomes sound nirvana.
  • The build quality is superb. Loads of power to drive any phones
  • Well, you have to see one of these and then you will realise that Sony didn't cut costs in it's manufacture or development. It really is a remarkable piece of hardware
Features
Supported Audio Formats
MP3, WMA (Non-DRM), FLAC, Linear PCM, AAC (Non-DRM), HE-AAC, Apple Lossless, AIFF, DSD
AAC (Non-DRM), AIFF, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, HE-AAC, Linear PCM, MP3, WMA (Non-DRM)
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Yes
Input(s)
3.5mm Jack, WM-PORT, USB port
3.5mm Jack, USB port, WM-PORT
Usability
4" Touchscreen TFT color video display
4" Touchscreen TFT color video display
Voice Recorder
No
No
Video Playback
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Yes
Extras
NFC, S-Master HX™, DSEE HX upscaling, ClearAudio+, Wi-Fi
NFC, Wi-Fi, S-Master HX™, DSEE HX upscaling, DSD playback, Bluetooth LDAC codec, ClearAudio+, VPT, TRILUMINOS® Display, OptiContrast Panel
What customers say about "Features"
Sony NWZ-ZX1 128 GB Walkman with High Resolution Audio - Black/Silver
  • Looks fabulous, sounds fabulous and so easy to use without having to install/ download software to add music or videos, just plug in and drop and drag!
  • The sound quality (when using top end cans) is stunning, simple operating system, hell even the build quality is superb.
  • Build quality is superb, solid and well finished. The leather effect backing combined with the thicker lower section of the device actually makes the ZX1 feel great to hold securely
  • ZX1 feels very high-end and extremely comfortable in the hand
  • There are very few high quality portable players. The Sony is one such beast and is built exceptionally well
Sony NW-ZX2-B Walkman with High Resolution Audio, LDAC, NFC and Bluetooth - Black
  • This unit does it all. The bass boost, upscaling of MP3 audio and the circuitry is revolutionary.
  • Whilst out I use high rate mp3’s on the device but at home I use dlna to stream FLAC files from my server.
  • Fantastic product. Great build and design. The sound coming out of this device is surreal.
  • If away for any length of time I take my music library with me, stored on a portable wifi enabled hard drive with built in media server.
  • True DSD, outstanding hires PCM, analog volume control, built like a tank
Accessories
Included With Unit
Carrying pouch, USB cable
USB cable, Spacer, Leather carrying case
Power
Battery Life
32 hours
60 hours

Sony NWZ-ZX1

Sony NW-ZX2-B

What customers say about "Power"
Sony NWZ-ZX1 128 GB Walkman with High Resolution Audio - Black/Silver
  • Super stuff. Works well. Good battery life. Excellent music reproduction
  • Battery life is very close to Sony's claims, and will be extended if you disable GPS, Wi-Fi, Auto-rotate, etc.
  • Playing actual stored files from your music collection will give you extra battery life as you are not downloading.
  • ZX1 has superb sonic performance that will keep this device by your side, with great battery life to go with it.
  • It packs a stated 32 hours battery life, though we got closer to 22 hours in our tests and a quick three-hour charge time.
Sony NW-ZX2-B Walkman with High Resolution Audio, LDAC, NFC and Bluetooth - Black
  • The performance is great, one charge can last for a couple of weeks if you turns off most of the connections.
  • Great battery life, fantastic sound quality even on non-HD files, handles all file formats well, robust build.
  • Battery life is excellent as long as you keep wifi turned off when not using it.
  • I have been running the Walkman with Shure 425. Charge holds me for about 14 hours with screen mostly off and on low brightness and the WiFi on about 20% of the time.
  • Fantastic sound quality and strong battery performance.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE

Sony NWZ-ZX1

Sony NW-ZX2-B

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