By Richard Menta 3/28/06
They look like a simple USB thumb drive, but Sony's new E-series MP3 portables are really just going after Apple's iPod Shuffle niche of stripped down DAPs.
According to ATRACLife the new units will possess a single line display that runs like a seam down the E-Series body. The player comes in several colors and capacity ranges from the NW-E002 with 512MB, the NW-E003 with 1GB and the NW-E005 with 2GB of memory. Prices were not released as of this writing, but Sony hinted that they would be cost comparable to the iPod nano, a higher-end Apple player that offers a full, though tiny, color screen.
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