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Everything is as before – with one difference

Everything is as before – with one difference

Now it's old: This Chinese manufacturer is bringing back the classic with the Walkman. But it could be a little more modern.

The Walkman and its corresponding cassette tapes were virtually a doomed medium by the end of the 1980s. But old-fashioned is back in fashion, at least since its iconic appearances in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films or Edgar Wright's blockbuster movie. “baby driver” It's back again: the Walkman! Sony was once famous and is part of every music lover's equipment. The Chinese manufacturer FiiO, famous for audio equipment such as headphones or speakers, is reviving the Walkman. We have discovered for you the latest features that the device has.

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This is how the FiiOs CP13 differs from the Sony Walkman

Although FiiO's CP13 is visually surprisingly close to Sony's Walkman, it certainly has some modern features. Battery life in particular is impressive compared to the older original. Thanks to the built-in lithium battery, this practical music player can play music for up to 13 hours. But the best feature, which makes the difference compared to the original version, is the presence of a USB-C port on the side. The CP13 can be charged while using it at the same time. What was standard on most cell phones was unthinkable on Walkmans at that time. So the CP13 is definitely more powerful than the original version it's based on.

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If you're thinking about trying out the FiiO CP13, you should be aware that you won't get a classic music player or MP3 player here. Because while the CP13 is certainly more modern than the good old Sony Walkman when it comes to battery, it's all about modernity. Since the CP13 only has a 3.5mm jack, which means you have to use your own wired headphones; No bluetooth function. And the CP13 also doesn't have one of the Walkman's most classic nostalgic features: there There is no button that automatically opens the cassette compartmentInstead, you have to open the chamber manually. So it couldn't be more retro!

The return of retro: The Walkman CP13 celebrates the return of the cassette

Admittedly, FiiO's CP13 is really old and intended primarily for fans of analogue listening pleasure. And with good headphones and well-mixed cassette tapes, audiophiles will get their money's worth with the revival of the Chinese Walkman. And they don't just have to listen to old music. Because we have it now too Current music stars Discover the old medium again. There, for example Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion or Taylor Swift Also available in cassette edition, albeit in a very limited edition.

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