Product Comparison: Sony NW-A45 vs Sony NW-A55


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Sony
Model
NW-A45
NW-A55
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Designed to fit your life effortlessly, the NW-A45 series has been refreshed with the range of h.ear colours to sync with your style.
Enjoy superior sound quality, wrapped up in the colors of your world. High- Resolution Audio lets you hear music as the artist intended. Go wireless with NFC and Bluetooth streaming, and Ambient Sound Mode to keep you aware of your surroundings at all times.
Key Specs
Memory
16 GB
16 GB
Display
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
No
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
Sony NW-A55
  • The screen is easy to read and navigate. This really exceeded my expectations.
  • The quality of the sound is obviously dependent on the quality of headphones but even with the least expensive cans I own, they make the music sound richer.
  • To be honest, I was not expecting the screen to look this good, but the display is so clear and colorful that it far surpasses other players I've had.
  • The screen is a bit laggy and not that responsive to the touch. I have had $20 mp3 players that put this thing to shame.
  • For this price, the memory should be more. It can only hold id say 600 songs.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
3.84 in.
3.84 in.
Width
2.21 in.
2.2 in.
Depth
0.43 in.
0.43 in.
Weight
3.5 oz.
3.5 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
 
Sony NW-A55
  • I love how small it is and just amazed at the sound quality! Definitely recommended!
  • The weight is perfect, feels like a quality piece of equipment. I feel the UI is intuitive and very easy to use.
  • Size and quality of the device are superb. It fits perfectly in your hand!
  • This is a fantastic little machine. The sound quality is excellent, operations are easy and clear.
  • It's light, which can be good, but light in a way that the device feels fragile.
Features
Supported Audio Formats
AAC, APE, Apple Lossless, DSD, FLAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, WAV, WMA
AAC, AIFF, APE, Apple Lossless, DSD, FLAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MQA, WAV, WMA
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Yes
Input(s)
3.5mm Jack, USB port
WM-PORT, Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), Headphone Out
Usability
3.1" TFT colour display capacitive touch screen
FM tuner, 3.1" TFT LED (800x480) display
Voice Recorder
No
No
Video Playback
No
No
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Yes
Extras
6-band equalizer, Plays and decodes MQA™ files, Ambient sound mode, Digital noise cancelling, DSD playback, S-Master HX™, USB DAC function, NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity
NFC™ One-touch for instant connectivity, Stylish curved design, High-Resolution Audio compatible, DSEE HX, S-Master HX, Rigid aluminium milled frame, LDAC, Digital noise cancelling, Vinyl Processor, Playback screen, Playlist naming within the UI
What customers say about "Features"
 
Sony NW-A55
  • The sound quality is excellent especially when paired with either the Sony M3 headphones or the Sony xb31 portable speaker.
  • The device is very user friendly and pairs quickly with everything I have tried.
  • This Sony player's UI (and the player overall) is really beautiful and works very well.
  • I really was impressed with music interface and ability to sort music by folders what IPhone can’t do so.
  • The UI is just trash, it doesn't show half my music and some artists it lists the same track dozens of times.
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB cable
USB cable
Power
Battery Life
45 hours
45 hours

Sony NW-A45

Sony NW-A55

What customers say about "Power"
 
Sony NW-A55
  • Sound is extremely clear for vocals. Battery life is amazing. Recommended.
  • Battery life is good, but relies only on you being wired in, screen off, and many settings disabled.
  • It holds a charge long enough before it needs to be recharged, also lightweight!
  • Big mistake. The battery only lasts a couple days and that's with no use.
  • The Pono sounds really (really) good but the UI is not great, battery life also not great.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE

Sony NW-A45

Sony NW-A55

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