From Sony Walkman to Walkman app! Sounds strange? Yes. But the fact is both exist but whereas one exists in a tangible piece of metal other is soft and art of music adored by your ears. You may have forgotten your treasures in the Walkman that maybe gathering dust at your home. You don’t know but they still create waves. Just check if it is a Sony Walkman personal cassette player? You may have a jackpot!!
Exactly 40 years ago, the first Walkman on Earth from Sony was rocking this planet in 1979 in this very month of July. Since then we have shifted tectonically in the music domain. So, today, Let this journey walk from Sony Walkman to the installation of the Sony Walkman app in your phone.
The model TPS-L2 was the sensation in the market back then. More than music, it was a show-off device which would cost you around £120. But the forgotten treasurer will today pay you anything around £1,000 with original headphones if it is a real Sony Walkman TPS-L2 you have.
The tectonic changes
As the technology is music industry swiftly improved, the size of the Walkman went smaller and smaller. Immediately after model TPS-L2; a smaller WM-2 Walkman II in 1981 rocked the music world again. It was the example of the cutting edge technology of that time in the music industry and it created so many benchmarks of popularity.
Walkmans have a long list of models. Almost 300 models of the Walkman are out from Sony production line so far. Despite getting obsolete, isn’t it surprising that the production of the Walkman continued as late as till 2010?
Today, 1993 chrome-bodied Sony WM EX808HG is so rare that it can get you anywhere around £200. And another popular model is Sony Sports Walkman FM model WM-FS191, a masterpiece from 1986. The specialty of this Walkman was that it was water-resistant something never heard of before!!
Every good thing comes to an end one day.
Not yet done and dusted!
If you think that the time of the Walkman era is over, just hold. Even today, the Walkmans are popular among treasure hunters! Just an update, a total of around 30000, cassette sold last year thanks to the releases from Kylie Minogue and Snow Patrol on the tapes. Having sold these many cassettes is not lesser than a miracle. TheWalkman is the handy tools to play these tapes. So, we can say safely that neither the time of cassette is over not the Walkman are outdated.
Coming to Walkman App….
Sony’s Xperia smartphones are beautifully designed and they do have many great features. But Sony is not just into Xperia. More than Mobile phones, it is an app which is creating ripples and they have named as Walkman App. It was the Walkman App from Sony that stood out the most from other Sony creations in software.
Factually, Sony Walkman App is a music app from Sony for Android Lollipop operating system. Later Walkman App is another development for different Android OS. And they called it Sony music in place of Sony Walkman App for another Android OS!!
Walkman App is so complete that if you’ve been looking for a new music player or photo viewer, you needn’t look any further. It is a complete music App.
How to install Sony Walkman App?
All you need to have is an Android device which is running KitKat or higher version of Android and permission in mobile to install the app from unknown sources.
Once download complete, run this Apk. This will install the app to on your Phone.
Your Walkman app installation is complete and now you can enjoy the music with the unparalleled quality of user interface of Sony Music App.
Sony Album has a free cloud backup service to store all of your photos. It is just like a service which Google drive, Microsoft’s one drive or Dropbox has where you can store your Photos etc. To use this feature, you have to “Sign Up” by creating an account from the Sony website and you can store your photos and files there.