Sony Walkman NWZ-B172 - Price, Specifications and Where to buy

Read about Sony Walkman NWZ-B172 and it's specifications, price and where to buy.

Sony Walkman NWZ-B172 Price: Latest Walkman available so far in NWZ is the B172. This Walkman resembles like a pen drive and this also can be used for this purpose too. The price of this Sony Walkman product is Rs.2,990. This product is still available in online stores such as flipkart, cormaretail, MSN lifestyle, Home Shop 18, Smart Shopper, My style, Big Buy. The store which sells this Walkman for cheap cost is flipkart. Flipkart sell Sony NWZ-B172F for Rs.2,841. Others sell this NWZ- B172F slightly for higher rate. You can look at eBay for second hand product. Once there was second hand Sony NWZ-B172F in eBay. If you are lucky then you can get it for second hand. Before purchasing have a look what this walkman has got.

Sony Walkman NWZ-B172 Specification, Pros and Cons

Below details are which I found from several references. Advantage and disadvantage of this walkman is provided here after reading several user made reviews.

Sony Walkman NWZ-B172 Specification
As I said before this Walkman looks like pendrive with play / pause keys. The total capacity is 2GB. You can connect and share or transfer you songs through USB plug. All audio related features such as Voice Recording, FM Radio, FM Recording is available. The supported audio formats are MP3 and WMA. It is stated that you can play songs for 1 and half hours by charging this walkman for 3 minute. Charging done via USB. It has small LCD display with 3 line in it. Battery backup experienced by user is 17 hours.

Pros of Sony Walkman NWZ-B172
  • File syncing is faster with USB V2.0.
  • Using this walkman you can transfer all the latest song from your PC very fast.
  • Voice and FM recorder works good. Quality is very good records accurately.
  • Can be used as pen drive if you need to carry some files.
  • Good battery backup as there is no much work with this walkman.
  • Battery charge withstands for more than 17 hours.
  • Charging battery finishes within a hour.
  • Dedicated Zappin button in NWZ is used to the the song we prefer.

Cons of Sony Walkman NWZ-B172
  • The main drawback of NWZ-B172 is the display. The user interface makes us disappointing.
  • Another bad thing about this walkman is its cost. Its seems it costs you too high just for listening songs.

Is it good to buy NWZ-B172
It will be best at your travel times. You can save you mobile battery and use this for spending time while traveling. If you adversely use your mobile phone and you if your mobile battery backup is not enough then you can go for this product. And this will serve you best while jogging. But it doesn't look so stylish, better you can go for other walkman by Sony.


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