“The new Walkman is the most serious challenge to the iPod that Apple has faced… It’s starting to look like a gadget war. Sony officials claim their product isn’t an ‘iPod killer,’ just an alternative. But Sony has a lot of ground to reclaim,” Al Lewis writes for The Denver Post. “Sony… has not led the digital music revolution. The leader is Apple, which introduced the iPod in November 2001. Apple has sold about 4 million iPods.”
Lewis writes, “Sony was late to market, and the Walkman brand name lost its luster to iPod. Sony officials argue that Apple launched its iPod too early. ‘The technology wasn’t ready until now to carry the Walkman brand name,’ said Sony vice president Todd Schrader.”
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