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Wicked Walkmans

Sony X-Series Leaps Ahead of the Pack

— May 15, 2009 — Tech
If MP3 players were students, then the Sony Walkman X-Series would be teaching the class.

The X-Series from Sony is a multimedia smorgasbord of audio and video that is waiting to explode.

Sony has finally jumped into the MP3 competition beside the Zune and the iPod Touch with a full onslaught of options including WiFi and a built-in YouTube application.

It is slightly smaller than both products, but the X-Series makes up for it with a 3-inch OLED screen, digital noise canceling technology (minus the giant headphones), as well as radio programming that adds songs to your Walkman.

Sony X-Series comes in 16gb($299) and 32gb($399).

Watch this baby in action!
Trend Themes
1. Multimedia MP3 Players - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a next-generation multimedia MP3 player with advanced features like WiFi, OLED screen, and digital noise canceling technology.
2. Built-in Applications - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create MP3 players with built-in applications like YouTube for seamless entertainment and convenience.
3. Compact and High-resolution Screens - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design MP3 players with compact size and high-resolution OLED screens for an immersive multimedia experience.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore advancements in consumer electronics to enhance the functionality and features of MP3 players.
2. Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Harness technological advancements to revolutionize the MP3 player industry with new and improved capabilities.
3. Entertainment - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Combine entertainment and portable music technology by integrating popular applications like YouTube into MP3 players.
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