Differences between the standard-type earbuds and Swimming Earbuds

Two different types of earbuds are supplied with the Walkman. Use Swimming Earbuds when you swim.

Standard-type earbuds

You can use the standard-type earbuds in a wide variety of situations.

Swimming Earbuds

Swimming Earbuds prevent water from penetrating the inside of the headphones. You can use Swimming Earbuds to listen to music comfortably when you swim.


  • The volume is lower with Swimming Earbuds than with the standard-type earbuds. Turn up the volume if necessary.
  • If you replace Swimming Earbuds with the standard-type earbuds, the volume will become louder. Adjust the volume to protect your ears.

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