Full Specifications & Features


Size & Weight

Approx. 32 g (1.2 oz)


Charging Time (Quick Charge)
3 min Charge, 60 min Playback
Charging Time (full charge)
1.5 Hours


Battery Life - Continuous Playback Music
12 Hours(MP3 128kbps, Ambient Sound Mode Off) 10 Hours(Linear PCM 1411kbps, Ambient Sound Mode Off) 4 Hours(Bluetooth Playback, Ambient Sound Mode Off)

Storage Media

Memory Size

Network Connectivity

USB Connection
Hi-Speed USB(USB 2.0 compliant)


Wireless Capabilities
Bluetooth®, NFC

Playback & display

Music Play Mode
Normal / Repeat / Shuffle / Shuffle All / Repeat 1 Song Playback Order (Folder / Playlist / Album)
Linear PCM
PC External Storage Device
Sound Effects
Dynamic Normalizer
Audio Playback
AAC (Non-DRM), FLAC , Linear PCM, MP3, WMA (Non-DRM)
Drag and Drop
Dynamic Normaliser
Headphone Style
Yes IP65/IP68 (IEC 60529) or equivalent


System Requirements
macOS™(v10.8-10.12), Microsoft Windows® 10, Microsoft Windows® 8.1, Windows® 7


Ambient Sound Mode

Colour Options


What's In The Box

  • USB Cradle, USB Cable, Earbuds (1 set), Swimming Earbuds (1 set), Adjustment band, Startup Guide


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Waterproof and dustproof

Durable, tough design. This is the ultimate sporting companion. The IPX5-rated splashproof remote control can be used in light rain or rinsed under the tap, and the IPX5/8-rated waterproof headset can be fully submerged in saltwater to a depth of 2 metres. Both are IP6X-rated dustproof, so you can take your run or workout to the beach.

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NFC™ and Bluetooth® wireless technology

Stream music and other audio wirelessly from your smartphone via Bluetooth.

Up to 16GB storage for audio

Load up the Walkman with your favourite playlists or podcasts.

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Ready for extremes

If you're a hiker or a climber, the NW-WS620 is your perfect companion, enduring extreme temperatures between -5°C - 45°C.

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Salt waterproof

Salt waterproof to a depth of 2 metres, the NW-WS620 can be submerged for up to 30 minutes making it perfect for swimming and water sports.  

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Whether you're doing sand based sports or simply running along the beach, our durable Walkman can withstand small particles.

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The freedom to stream

Fancy spontaneously changing your regular training playlist? Stream music or other audio wirelessly from your smartphone, using Bluetooth® function.

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Ambient Sound mode

Ambient Sound mode uses the microphones built into the left and right side of the Walkman to allow you to hear the ambient sounds around you, even as you listen to music. So, you can listen to your fitness instructor or talk to your friends without missing a beat.

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Lasting comfort

Wearable, ergonomic in design, slim and light, the NW-WS620 is comfortable and stays in place no matter your sport.

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Lasting power

Enjoy a 12 hour battery life. Or if you're stuck for time, a three minute power up gives 60 minutes of listening time, so you can charge while you get ready.

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Smartphone compatible

Stream from your smartphone via Bluetooth® function with simple NFC™ One-touch pairing.

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Standard and waterproof earbuds for versatile listening

Get the best sound for your workout with a choice of standard or waterproof earbuds. Standard earbuds give you a comfortable fit and balanced sound. Hitting the pool? Switch to the waterproof earbuds; a thin film covers each earbud, preventing water damage within the Walkman and optimising sound levels for underwater listening. 

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A built-in microphone for hands-free calls

You don’t have to pause your workout to take that important phone call. With a built-in microphone and Bluetooth® connectivity, you can make and answer calls wirelessly from your smartphone. 

Drag, drop all your files

With a Walkman® player, you are never tied to just one music service. Just drag and drop MP3s from iTunes®, Windows® Media Player or Internet Explorer® and enjoy. Multi-format playback also lets you play WMA, AAC-LC, or L-PCM music files.