Well folks, the reviews are in concerning Sony's latest and greatest Walkman, the NWZ-S610 family, and the word is... not bad. CNET is feeling the sound quality, price point, and UI, commenting that the player has a "polished interface overall, and it makes browsing pleasant." The cats from PC Magazine seem to have similar vibes when it comes to the device (which is available in a variety of colors, as well as 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB capacities), though they do take issue with the quality of the earbuds, and the lack of video and photo file options. Skatter Tech just generally seems to be hot-to-trot over the whole affair, loving Sony's new "open" sensibilities (and just about everything else, truth be told). There's no doubt that Sony dropping SonicStage and opening up file formats on the player are value-added in the eyes of these critics, and overall everyone seems to feel pretty positive about the new entry. Don't take our word for it, though, browse on over to the reviews and bask in the critical light.
Read - CNET (7.7 / 10)
Read - PC Mag (3.5 / 5)
Read - Skatter Tech ("Big thumbs up!")