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- Up to 26 Hours of Playback
- 3.6" Touchscreen
- 16GB of Storage
- High-Resolution Audio Playback
- Wireless Hi-Res Audio with LDAC/aptX HD
- S-Master HX Helps Reduce Noise
- DSEE HX for Upscaling Digital Files
- Android OS for Access to Streaming Apps
- Wireless Bluetooth Technology
- One-Tap NFC Pairing
Combining convenience with quality, the NW-A105 is engineered to deliver a high-end audio experience on the go. The A105 supports High-Res Audio playback at higher bitrates than CD audio, along with additional technologies to enhance your music.
Differences bring us together
The new h.ear range brings different colors together harmoniously, creating unexpected combinations where each element has its own place and complements the other.
A statement in style, a celebration of sound.
Supported by Android™, and featuring direct download and streaming via Wi-Fi, the eye-catching NW-A100 series is all about enjoying your music, your way.
From Hi-Res Audio compatibility to advanced digital upscaling, the NW-A100 series is designed to bring the best out of your music.
High-Resolution Audio compatible
Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.
Enjoy all the subtleties in your music with the S-Master HX™ digital amplifier, which delivers High-Resolution Audio in maximum quality, with reduced distortion and noise.
DSEE HX™ rebuilds audio lost during digital compression for a full-fidelity audio experience, even when streaming music.
Experience the natural sound and intense detail of DSD audio formats up to 11.2 MHz, thanks to the NW-A100 series' high-quality PCM conversion.
High-Resolution Audio wireless
Enjoy High-Resolution Audio quality music thanks to LDAC, our premium wireless codec. With 3x the bitrate of standard BLUETOOTH® technology, you can enjoy a superior listening experience for all your music.
NFC™ One-touch and Bluetooth® for instant connectivity
Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth wireless technology make connecting to your music fast and easy. Just touch your NFC-enabled device to your NW-A100 series for a quick, seamless connection, then start streaming. No NFC? No problem. Connect via Bluetooth and you're ready to go. LDAC and aptX™ HD audio compatibility is available.
Every material and component of the NW-A100 series has been selected with one goal in mind—to create a truly exceptional listening experience.
Rigid aluminum milled frame for improved sound quality
The premium aluminum milled frame provides superior rigidity for low impedance and clear, stable sound and solid bass.
High-quality film capacitors are used in the amplification stage to help the NW-A100 series realize transparent, expansive highs and natural sound.
Fine Sound Resistor
The surface-mounted Fine Sound Resistor ensures even, effective distribution of power to the circuit components for consistent sound quality.
Optimized circuit board layout
By dividing the Audio block (highlighted in red) and the Power/Digital block (in blue), the circuit board layout has been optimized to ensure sound quality is unaffected by digital noise.
Advanced solder containing gold for clearer sound
The exceptional conductivity of gold ensures absolute minimum signal loss. For clearer sound and vocals, a premium, audio-grade lead-free solder with a small amount of gold connects the circuit of the NW-A100 series to the battery.
Wi-Fi Compatible for Direct Download and Music Streaming
Supported by Android™ and compatible with Wi-Fi, the NW-A100 series 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.
Designed for Pure Music Enjoyment
Ergonomic and easy to use, the NW-A100 series makes listening to music on the move more enjoyable than ever.
Crafted for Comfort
With its sleek curves and matt finish, the NW-A100 series is designed to feel comfortable in the palm of your hand.
Larger Display, Compact Size
The NW-A100 series has a bigger screen than its predecessor, the NW-A50, yet its body is almost identical in size. So you can enjoy easier access to your music without compromising comfort.
Convenient Side Controls
With thoughtfully designed side controls, you can choose your favorite tracks and adjust volume without needing to take it out of your pocket.
USB Type-C™ port
The NW-A100 series features a USB Type-C™ port for easy connectivity with a range of devices.
Expand the already large memory of your NW-A100 series with a microSD card—pop one in the slot to enjoy endless playlists and even the biggest music collections on the go.
Up to 26 hours' battery life
When fully charged you can enjoy up to 26 hours of music playback when playing MP3s at 128 kbps. Perfect for the daily commute or just being out and about.
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.
MQA™ files played and decoded
The NW-A100 series can play and decode MQA™ files, so you can play even more lossless-quality music.
Cassette Tape UI
As a playful nod to the iconic TPS-L2, the NW-A100 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.
SPECIFICATIONS AND FEATURES
Bring harmony into your life with the colors of the h.ear range
High-Resolution Audio compatible
S-Master HX™ digital amplifier for pure sound quality
DSEE HX Al analyzes song type and restores compressed audio files
Use Wi-Fi to stream and download music with your favorite Android™ apps
Size & Weight
- DIMENSIONS (W X H X D)
- Approx. 2.21 inches × 3.90 inches × 0.44 inches (55.9 mm × 98.9 mm × 11.0 mm)
- Approx. 3.64 oz (103 g)
- BATTERY LIFE - CONTINUOUS PLAYBACK MUSIC
- MP3 (128 kbps)/Ambient Sound Mode ON: 20 hours,
MP3 (128 kbps)/Ambient Sound Mode OFF: 26 hours,
AAC (256 kbps)/Ambient Sound Mode ON: 18 hours,
AAC (256 kbps)/Ambient Sound Mode OFF: 24 hours,
FLAC (192 kHz/24 bit)/Ambient Sound Mode ON: 12 hours,
FLAC (192 kHz/24 bit)/Ambient Sound Mode OFF: 16 hours,
DSD (2.8224 MHz/1 bit)/Ambient Sound Mode ON: 8 hours,
DSD (2.8224 MHz/1 bit)/Ambient Sound Mode OFF: 11 hours,
MP3 (128 kbps)/Noise Cancel ON: 21 hours,
MP3 (128 kbps)/Noise Cancel OFF: 26 hours,
AAC (256 kbps)/Noise Cancel ON: 19 hours,
AAC (256 kbps)/Noise Cancel OFF: 24 hours,
FLAC (192 kHz/24 bit)/Noise Cancel ON: 13 hours,
FLAC (192 kHz/24 bit)/Noise Cancel OFF: 16 hours,
DSD (2.8224 MHz/1 bit)/Noise Cancel ON: 9 hours,
DSD (2.8224 MHz/1bit)/Noise Cancel OFF: 11 hours,
- CHARGING TIME (FULL CHARGE)
- Approx. 5.5 hrs
- BUILT-IN BATTERY
- Built-in Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery
- CHARGING AND POWER SUPPLY
- USB power (from a computer via a USB)
Playback & display
- MUSIC SEARCHING METHODS
- All Songs, Artist, Release Year, Playlists, Album, Genre, Composer, Hi-Res, Recent Transfers, Folder, Cue sheet
- MUSIC PLAY MODE
- Shuffle Playback, Repeat Off, Repeat 1 Song, Repart All, All Range, Selected Range
- DRAG AND DROP
- DISPLAY RESOLUTION
- 3.6 inch (9.1 cm) (diag.), HD (1,280 × 720 Pixels)
- DISPLAY TYPE
- TFT color display with white LED-backlight
- SOUND EFFECTS
- Direct Source (Direct), 10-Band Equalizer, DSEE HX, DC Phase Linearizer, Dynamic Normalizer, ClearAudio+, Vinyl Processor
- AUDIO PLAYBACK
- MP3 ( .MP3): 32–320 kbps (Supports variable bitrate [VBR])/32, 44.1, 48 kHz,
WMA (.WMA): 32–192 kbps (Supports variable bitrate (VBR))/44.1 kHz,
FLAC (.flac): 16, 24 bit/8–384 kHz,
WAV (.WAV): 16, 24, 32 bit (Float/Integer)/8–384 kHz,
AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 16–320 kbps/8–48 kHz,
HE-AAC (.mp4, .m4a, .3gp): 32–144 kbps/8–48 kHz,
Apple Lossless ( .mp4, .m4a): 16, 24 bit/8–384 kHz,
AIFF (.aif, .aiff, .afc, .aifc): 16, 24, 32 bit/8–384 kHz,
DSD (.dsf, .dff): 1 bit/2.8224, 5.6448, 11.2896 MHz
*Audio that is converted to Linear PCM is output
APE (.ape): 8, 16, 24 bit/8–192 kHz (Fast, Normal, High),
MQA (.mqa, .flac): Supported
Headphone Out (Stereo mini-jack)
- 20–40,000 Hz
- MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT (JEITA 16Ω/MW)
- 35 mW + 35 mW
- OPERATING SYSTEM
- Android 9.0
- DIGITAL NOISE CANCELING
- Digital Noise Cancelation Select NC Environment: Full-auto AINC, Bus/Train, Airplane, Office
- USB DAC MODE
- Headphones: Stereo mini jack, External memory: Micro SD Micro SDHC Micro SDXC
- WIRELESS CAPABILITIES
- Communication system: Bluetooth®
Specification Version 5.0, NFC: Yes,
Supported Bluetooth® profiles: Yes,
Supported Codecs (Transmission): Yes,
Supported Codecs (Reception): No