Though it’s hard to believe that such devices are still being produced. The mobile phone and smartphone especially took a bite out of the role of MP3 players and PMPs. It is true that not all mobiles provide exceptional audio quality and that some still resort to a quality MP3 player. Cowon C2 follow in D2 and D2 + footsteps. The compact design and lack of buttons tells us that we are dealing with a touchscreen device. It has a diagonal of 2.6″ and a resolution of 320×240 pixels.
Although this year has started with some remarkable portable eBook readers, portable media players haven’t yet lost their charm. Cowon brings its powerful portable media player which has been christened as Cowon V5. It incorporates a gorgeous 4.8 inch resistive touchscreen with a picture resolution of 800 x 480 pixels.
Cowon or full name Cowon Systems, Inc. you may or may not have heard of here in the UK since its primarily a company based in Asia. The South Korean electronics company which has been established since 1995, with initial focus mainly on software and later on portable digital media players has now released its latest creation, the Cowon S9 Cureve.
The S9 is a 3.3-inch media player that features an AMOLED capacitive touch panel display which spreads 16 million colors across 480 x 272 pixels. Within this beautiful handheld player is a 500MHz dual-core CPU, T-DMB digital television tuner, Bluetooth, FM radio, TV-out and G-Sensor accelerometer. What’s also quite impressive is nearly two days (40 hours) of music playback from a single charge.