Sony Walkman cassette players still available new in 2022

Despite the fact that the Japanese company Sony stopped producing cassette portable players under the Walkman brand many years ago, in its time it produced so many of them that even today you can find on sale a sufficient number of old models in pristine factory packaging. We have collected in our selection the most interesting offers that can be found on international marketplaces like Amazon, eBay and others.


Sony WM-FX195

A basic cassette player that only includes the player itself with additional tape tension and automatic volume leveling AVLS, which is a kind of tone compensation. There is also a Mega Bass function. The package includes on-ear headphones and a clip for attaching the player to your belt. The model is powered by two AA batteries, the playback time is 24 hours.

Price – from 68 USD

Sony WM-FX195 Specifications

  • Frequency range FM: 87.5 – 108 MHz (Saudi Arabia) 87.6 – 108 MHz (North, Central and South America) 87.6 – 107.9 MHz (Other countries) AM: 526.5 – 1 606.5 kHz (Saudi Arabia)530 – 1 710 kHz (North, Central and South America)531 – 1 602 kHz (Other countries)
  • Power requirement– 3V DC, batteries R6 (AA) x 2– External DC 3 V power sources (excluding models forNorth, Central and South America)
  • Dimensions89.1 × 117.7 × 35.5 mm (3× 4× 15⁄3⁄7⁄inches) (w/h/d) incl.8416projecting parts and controls
  • MassApprox. 140 g (5.0 oz)/Approx. 220 g (7.8 oz) incl. batteriesand a cassette
  • Supplied accessories: Stereo headphones or Stereo earphones (1) Belt clip (1)

Sony WM-FX290W

This player has a sophisticated plastic case, which contains a tape drive mechanism, as well as a radio receiver with digital indication, capable of receiving signals not only in the MW and FM bands, but also analogue television programs. True, today this function is unlikely to be in demand. The player has an automatic leveling and volume limiting system AVLS, as well as a Mega Bass boost function. Includes in-ear dynamic headphones, carrying case and belt clip. The player is able to operate on one AA battery for 35 hours in playback mode.

Price – from 65 USD

Sony WM-FX290W Specifications

  • Display LCD
  • Frequency Range FM: 87.5-108MHz AM: 530-1710kHz Weather Band: Ch. 1-7
  • Presets 40 (5 AM, 24 FM, 7 TW, 4 WB)
  • Speaker N/A
  • Connectors Stereo: mini jack
  • Power Requirements: 1.5VDC (1 x ‘AA’)
  • Package Weight 0.65 lb
  • Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.1 x 6.6 x 3.2″

Sony WM-FS221

Inexpensive sports model has a waterproof case and very good complete headphones MDR-W014LP. The radio allows you to listen to medium wave and FM programs, as well as some analogue TV programs. You can memorize up to 40 radio stations in total. AA battery life is up to 32 hours when playing cassettes and up to 40 hours when listening to the radio.

Price – from 109 USD

Sony WM-FS221 Specifications

  • Compatible formats: Cassette
  • Includes radio: Yes (FM, AM, TV channels 2 to 13, weather-band channels 1 to 7)
  • Radio presets: 40 (7 TV, 4 WB, 24 FM, 5 AM)
  • Anti-rolling mechanism: Yes
  • Headphone jack: Yes (.125-inch)
  • Headphone volume control: Yes
  • Tone controls: Mega Bass
  • Frequency response: 20 to 18,000 Hz
  • Batteries: 2 AA (not included)
  • Length: 2 inches Width: 4.25 inches Height: 4.88 inches
  • Weight: .78 pounds (without batteries)

Sony WM-FS222

Another sports Walkman, this time in white. Durable rubber seals in the cassette pocket, jacks, buttons and earphones make this model truly waterproof. As in all other high-quality players of the company, there is a Mega Bass function, as well as an AVLS automatic volume leveling system. The tape drive mechanism has a special function to prevent tape slippage during active user movement. The radio receiver operates in the MW and FM bands, there is also an outdated analog TV reception function. The player needs only one AA battery to work, it is enough for 32 hours of cassette playback.

Price – from 62 USD

Sony WM-FS222 Specifications

  • Frequency rangeTV: 2 – 13 chWEATHER: 1 – 7 chFM: 87.5 – 108 MHzAM: 530 – 1 710 kHz (North, Central and South America)531 – 1 602 kHz (Other countries)• Power requirements1.5 V DC, battery size AA (R6) × 1
  • Dimensions (w/h/d)Approx. 102.3 × 117.5 × 43.2 mm (4 1⁄8× 4 3⁄4× 1 3⁄4 inches)(excluding projecting parts and controls)
  • MassApprox. 219 g (7.8 oz) (main unit only)
  • Supplied accessoriesStereo headphones or earphones (1)Hand strap with belt clip (1)

Sony WM-EX122

A simple but high-quality player without a radio. It runs on two AA batteries, supports all types of tape, including chrome and metal, has a switchable Mega Bass function and AVLS automatic volume leveling system. The kit comes with on-ear dynamic headphones, two AA batteries are required for operation, it is also possible to connect via an optional 3V adapter.

Price – from 82 USD

Sony WM-EX122 Specifications

  • Power Requirements3 V DC Batteries AA (R6) 2 External DC 3 V power sources
  • Battery Life (approximate hours when using the batteries specified below)
    – Battery Sony Alkaline LR6 (SG) – 16 hours
    – Sony R6P (SR) – 4.5 hours
  • Dimensions111.5 x 89 x 34.1 mm (41⁄x 35⁄x 13⁄288incl. projecting parts
  • Mass180 g (6.4 oz) incl. batteries
  • Supplied Accessories:
    – Stereo headphones (1)
    – Belt clip (1)
  • Optional Accessories:
    – AC power adaptor AC-E30HG

Sony S2 WM-FS555

A very nice sports cassette player from the S2 series, produced in the 2000s, which also included CD players. It is reliably protected from moisture and dirt with rubber gaskets, the equipment also includes a dual-band radio with digital indication. The tape drive mechanism is equipped with an auto-reverse function; one AA battery is enough for the player to work. The set includes over-ear rimless dynamic headphones with special ear-hooks.

Price – from 90 USD

Sony S2 WM-FS555 Specifications

  • Tape System: Standard Cassette
  • Radio Frequency: FM
  • Frequency Response: 20 – 18,000Hz
  • Output: Headphones
  • Power Requirements: DC 1.5V, “AA” Batteries x 1
  • Battery Life: Tape Playback
  • Color: White/Orange
  • Weight: 8oz
  • Dimensions: 4 x 4 5/8 x 1 7/8 inches
  • What’s in the box: Belt Clip, Hand Strap, Stereo Headphones