Sony Debuts 20 Gigabyte Walkman to Silence IPod

This news comes following Dell’s potshot at iPod (read here) Sony has unveiled plans to launch a Walkman digital music player capable of storing 13,000 songs.

Dubbed the Network Walkman NW-HD1, it is the first major upgrade to the legendary Walkman brand on its 25th anniversary. It joins the “Vaio pocket,” a digital player Sony unveiled in Japan in May. The Vaio pocket has a similar storage capacity and also carries a 53,000 yen price tag. Both players will be available in fall for use with the Sony Connect music download service, which was launched in May.