Sony to Kill Off MiniDisc Walkman, Grief Counseling Not

HotHardware - It's the end of an era for Sony's MiniDisc Walkman player, an era you may not have realized was underway. It doesn't matter now anyway, because Sony is reportedly stopping shipments of its soon-to-be-defunct music player that was never very popular in the U.S. to begin with.

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Engadget - Sony unveils 2012 Walkman range (eyes-on)

Engadget - The Walkman F800 is Sony's latest PMP; a 3.5-inch Android media player that replaces the company's middling Z series. Perhaps the most intriguing point is that the new media player will arrive with Android 4.0 from the start, alongside the usual raft of WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity options. Storage choices range from 8GB, through to 16GB and 32GB, with 4.5 hours of video playback apparently possible on the handhelds. It's the new flagship media player for Sony, and will launch in Europe priced at around £210 ($279).

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