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Cowon D2 / D2+

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1686 reviews of Cowon D2 / D2+. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviews about the price and design are generally positive. The performance and sound are also mentioned favorably.

usability, sound, performance, design, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Cowon D2 / D2+ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Cowon D2 / D2+

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 user reviews of Cowon D2 / D2+ from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design and performance. The price and sound also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the durability.

usability, sound, price, performance, design

81% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cowon C2 16GB MP3 Player with Expandable Memory Colour BLACKCowon C2 16GB MP3 Player with Expandable Memory Colour BLACK

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Cowon D2 / D2+

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 722 user reviews of Cowon D2 / D2+ from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and portability. The performance and sound also get good views. Many are less positive about the connectivity, while there are some mixed views about the reliability.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cowon D2 4 GB Portable Media Player (Black)Cowon D2 4 GB Portable Media Player (Black)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Michael Brown (maximumpc.com)

Cowon D2

 

Cowon provides a wealth of choice where SanDisk sets severe limits: The D2 supports not only MP3, WMA, and secure WMA, but also OGG, FLAC, and even WAV.

Support for all types of media, including lossless audio formats

Not enough built-in memory

The D2 is supremely versatile, it sounds fabulous, and it’s certainly priced right. Oh, what we wouldn’t give to trade its highfalutin touch screen for a simple control wheel and a couple of buttons.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Darren Murph (engadget.com)

Cowon C2 portable media player review

 

And here you were assuming the tried-and-true PMP was dead. Au contraire. Cowon's not giving up on its dream quite yet, but after the D2 hung around at

Wildly small ; 16GB of inbuilt storage + microSD slot ; World-class audio quality

Ho hum display ; UI navigation can be tricky ; Doesn't use a standard micro-USB plug

Can't beat the audio quality, and it's as cute as a button. Just don't forget to pack Cowon's proprietary charging adapter.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Cowon D2+ (16GB, silver)

 

Cowon's original D2 MP3 player from 2007 quickly earned a reputation for outstanding sound quality, a long-lasting battery, and cutting-edge touch-screen technology. Two years later, the Cowon D2+ refines the audio quality and touch-screen interface...

The Cowon D2+ touch-screen MP3 player offers rich sound, long battery life, and seamlessly integrated memory expansion.

There's no AAC support on the D2+, most videos require conversion, line input and video output features require extra cables, and menu scrolling can be tedious.

The Cowon D2+ is a sturdy little touch-screen MP3 player with flexible sound enhancement settings and useful features, but it hasn't changed much from the original version we saw in 2007.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Cowon iAudio D2 Reviewed: DAB touchscreen PMP

 

iPod who? Let's face it, if you're in the market for a portable media player and you're less than swayed by Apple's offerings, there's never been better choice of rivals, each playing catch-up to the market leader by offering – in general, anyway –...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by: (pcworld.com)

Cowon D2 Test Report

 

This basic multimedia player has a touchscreen, but it lacks efficient menus and the software lacks playlist creation.

High-quality audio ; High-quality audio

Software lacks playlist creation ; Menu navigation is cumbersome

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Oct, 2007

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Jamie Lendino (laptopmag.com)

Cowon D2

 

Cowon scores a bulls-eye with its touchscreen-enabled, flash-based PMP.

Beautiful design ; Superb-looking videos ; Intuitive touchscreen interface ; Solid battery life ; Supports Mac and Windows

Limited onboard storage ; Doesn't support online video stores ; Photo rendering a bit slow

May, 2007

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Cowon D2

 

The tiny D2 is nothing to write home about, but it does have a few things that the iPod nano doesn't.

Easy to load with music, songs, and video. Lightweight and small. Sharp LCD. Touch screen. Expandable up to 12GB with SD card. TV-out for video playback.

Interface can be annoying. Scroll-bar awkwardly placed. Images take too long to load and render.

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Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Carlos Bergfeld (wired.com)

Review: Cowon D2 2GB Portable Multimedia Player

 

It may be tiny, but Cowon's new D2 clocks a freakishly-high 52 hours of audio playback time (and 10 hours of video). Its gorgeous 2.5-inch...

Touch screen navigation works great with included triangular stylus. Incredible sound quality with numerous audio enhancement options. Supports MP3, WMA, OGG, FLAC, WAV and APE formats as well as PlaysForSure content. MTP and MSC storage modes....

No video for Mac users; all video must be converted with included PC-only software. Pricey for just 2GB of built-in memory

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: Martin Sägmüller (anythingbutipod.com)

Cowon C2 Review

 

Enter the newly released C2. As I said, do not try to make sense of Cowon's naming schemes – the C2 is ‘the real D3', so to speak. It actually is still more of a D2 than anything else – basically the same hardware, the same form factor, the same...

Best-in-class BBE sound enhancements, very good sounding hardware EQ ; Gapless audio playback (with properly encoded files) ; Excellent audio codec support, good video codec support ; Undocumented features: supports AAC/MP4/M4A audio, some h264/AAC/MP4...

Outdated low-res TFT screen, sub-par resistive touch response ; Awkward, incoherent/inconsistent user interface, too ‘cute’ looks ; Gimmicky ‘spinning vinyl’ album art ; Sub-par support for playlists and audiobooks ; Video interface lacks pan/scan...

The Cowon C2 is a very good audio player, packed full of features and top notch sound tweaks. It would be a decent video player too, but the low-res 4:3 screen isn’t really up to today’s standards. Resistive touch controls are also a bit dated for...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (thinkdigit.com)

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Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Channel separation:48
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
Equalizer modes:Custom
Frequency range:20 - 2000 / 20 - 20000
Impedance:16
MP3 bit rates:256 / 320 kb/s
MP3 sample rates:48
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):95
WMA bit rates:256
WMA sample rates:48

Camera

Frame rate:30
Video playback: Yes

Design

Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Red / Silver / White
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2 / 2.5 / 2.6
Display Resolution:320 x 240
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

Battery recharge time:3.5 / 4.5 / 5.5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:52 / 55
Continuous video playback time:10
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:APE, FLAC, MP2, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG / JPG
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, WMV / AVI / AVI, WMV / DIVX, MPEG, WMV9
Video formats supported:ASF,AVI,WMV / AVI / AVI,WMV / DIVX,MPEG,WMV9

Other Features

CD Text: Yes
Compatible operating systems:- Microsoft Windows 98/98se/ME/2000/XP\n- MAC OS 9.X, 10.X \n- Linux kernel v2.2 / - Microsoft Windows 98/98se/ME/2000/XP\n- MAC OS 9.X, 10.X\n- Linux kernel v2.2 / Microsoft Windows 98/98se/ME/2000/XP \nMAC OS 9.X, 10.X\nLinux kernel v2.2 / Microsoft Windows 98/98se/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC OS 9.X, 10.X, Linux v2.2 / Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000/ME\nMAC OS 10.X\nLinux V2.4 / Windows 98/98se/ME/2000/XP/Vista\nMac OS\nLinux / Windows Vista/ XP / 2000 / ME\n MAC OS, Linux 2.2 or higher / Windows Vista/XP/2000/ME/98 SE/98, MAC OS 9.X, 10.X/Linux v2.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (WxDxH):3.07 x 0.654 x 2.18 / 3.07 x 2.18 x 0.654
Headphone outputs:1
Minimum hard disk space:50
Output Power:37mW + 37mW
Power Requirements:100-240V
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:- jetShell\n- jetAudio VX
Cables included:USB
User guide: Yes

Performance

Firmware upgradeable: Yes
Playback mode:Fast forward, Repeat
Playback Modes:Fast forward, Repeat

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Line-in: Yes
Line-out: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery recharge time:3.5 / 4.5 / 5.5
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Continuous audio playback time:52 / 55
Continuous video playback time:10
Number of batteries supported:1
Rechargeable:Y

Radio

FM band:76 - 108 / 85 - 108 / 87.5 - 108
FM band range:76 - 108 / 85 - 108 / 87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
FM recording: Yes

Record Modes

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording:No / Yes

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC
Player media type:Flash-media
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 2 / 4 / 8

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Minimum processor:Pentium 200 MHZ / Pentium 200MHz / Pentium III
Minimum processor speed:200 / 500
Minimum RAM:128 / 256 / 32
Minimum system requirements:CD-ROM
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.504 / 0.654
Height:2.09 / 2.14 / 2.18 / 3.07
Weight:2.96 / 3.21
Width:2.18 / 3.07 / 3.1