A100 Walkman® A Series
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.
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.
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.
S-Master HX™ delivers High-Resolution Audio in maximum quality
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.
Audio upscaling is improved even further by our DSEE HX™ processor which intelligently recognizes instruments voices and musical genres. By identifying these and the relative energy of the audio it can accurately rebuild audio lost during digital compression for a full-fidelity experience even with compressed formats. The DSEE HX processor still works even when you’re 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.
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 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.
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.