Luxury Gifts: Sony's S2 Sports Walkman MP3 Player is a fit gift for any athlete on the list. The two-gigabyte model stores up to 1,350 songs, and it plays up to 18 hours on an embedded battery that provides three hours on three-minute charge. It also contains an FM tuner for alternate listening choices to get through the workout time. The S2 is lightweight and has a bright, easy to read organic electroluminescence display.
The S2 Sports Walkman is specially made for fitness buffs. It has a calorie counter that can be set to the targeted calories to burn during a workout. It also measures calories burned, distance traveled, and time of workout. There is no need to stop running to change tunes, as the innovative Shuffle Shake feature easily lets joggers or walkers switch music with just three easy shakes of the unit. The Music Pacer feature is a another innovation, as it can be set to match activity levels from waltzes to speed punk at the user's discretion. The S2 can be set to match the desired time of the workout. It also has a built-in stopwatch.
The sturdy aluminum-constructed MP3 player is skip-proof, water resistant, and has a five-mode equalizer and multi-language displays. It is USB 2.0 compatible and comes with SonicStage music-management software.