The Sony Walkman Winds Down

#History

Mon, Oct 25th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Sony Walkman, the staple of music portability of the 80s, sold over 220 million devices during its 30-year production run. Sadly, with the advent of Mp3 players, Sony has decided to stop production of their Walkmen due to lustreless sales of the outdated music player.

Reportedly, the last round of the portable cassette player was produced in Japan in April, and once that batch sells out, the Walkman is history. I'm surprised it has taken this long.

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