Sony's Walkman Bean music player, shown larger than actual size in the lefthand image, contains 1GB of memory, a built-in USB connector and a one-line display. Sceduled for launch in October 2005, the device comes in four colors and will retail for $179.
Sony's flash-based Network Walkman can store up to 1GB of data. It has a three-line display and features a super-fast battery charge--three hours of playing time for three minutes of recharging. Models come with different amounts of built-in memory. The 1GB version will sell for $199.
Sony's Psyc Network Walkman MP3 player has 512MB of flash memory and, Sony says, offers up to 70 hours of continuous playback on one AAA battery. It will retail for $99.99.