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Cowon Iaudio E2

Cowon Iaudio E2
alaScore 88

100 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the usability and portability are on the whole positive. The price and design also get good feedback.

sound, design, price, portability, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Cowon Iaudio E2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Cowon Iaudio E2

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 22 user reviews of Cowon Iaudio E2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, design, price, usability, portability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cowon iAudio E2 4GB MP3 Player - BlackCowon iAudio E2 2GB MP3 Player - Real MochaCowon iAudio E2 4GB MP3 Player - Silver

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Amazon.com review summary for Cowon Iaudio E2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Cowon Iaudio E2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

sound, battery, design

price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Cowon iAUDIO E2 4 GB Mp3 Player (Black)

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Cowon iAudio E2 DAP

 

In the realm of the unique, outlandish, ridiculous, chic or even off-beat technology designs, Cowon's iAudio E2 can be categorized as any one of the above. It's just a matter of your own preference and taste. But nevertheless faceless Mp3 players i.e....

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Cowon iAudio E2 Review

 

I have never been a strong supporter of the screenless MP3 player. It is a niche product for those who want to just throw some tunes on a player and hit shuffle and I never really fell into this scenario. However, I will admit, I had a great time...

To get right to the point, the Cowon iAudio E2 is easily the best screen less MP3 player sold today. The build quality is top notch and while design is always subjective its unique modern design will definitely turn some heads. One of the things that...

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The stylish and ultra-compact Cowon iAudio E2 portable music player really impressed us.

 

The Cowon iAudio E2 is a solid, ultra-compact MP3 player that promises excellent quality sound in a stylish compact form factor at an affordable price.

Affordable price, compact

No video playback (obviously)

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Cowon iAudio E2 MP3 player

 

Coming in eight different colours, the Cowon iAudio E2 is a diminutive screen-less MP3 player that sports a multitude of features under its hood.

Affordable price, compact

No video playback (obviously)

The Cowon iAudio E2 is a solid, ultra-compact MP3 player that promises excellent quality sound in a stylish compact form factor at an affordable price.

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Cowon iAudio E2 MP3 player

 

An alternative to the iPod shuffle?

Solid, attractive design, decent audio quality, reasonably priced, good format support

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Cowon iAudio E2 MP3 player review

 

Solid, attractive design, decent audio quality, reasonably priced, good format support

Lack of track/folder skip, limited additional features, poor headphones supplied

It’s a shame the iAudio E2 lacks a couple of key features for this type of player, and even though it’s reasonably priced at £29.99 for a 2GB unit and £39.99 for 4GB, lossless file support may end up being the sole reason why it is still able to...

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Cowon iAudio E2 2GB

 

Stu checks out Cowon's answer to the iPod shuffle.

Otherwise, the only things you’ll find on the E2 are the headphone socket, which doubles up, with the adaptor provided, as a USB connector, and a tiny green LED indicator which flashes when the unit is switched on. The E2 charges over USB in about...

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Cowon iAudio E2 review

 

Coming in eight different colours, the Cowon iAudio E2 is a diminutive screen-less MP3 player that sports a multitude of features under its hood. It comes in two versions: 2GB and 4GB, and it is one of the few micro MP3 players that plays FLAC and Ogg...

The Cowon iAudio E2 is a solid ultra compact MP3 player that promises excellent quality sound in a stylish compact form factor at an affordable price.

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Cowon iAudio E2 2GB

 

Stylish look and feel, but sound lets the side down

Stylishly minimal ; the keyring loop is useful ; voice prompts are a nice touch

Sound lacks detail and authority, even with better earphones ; fiddly button placement

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Cowon iAudio E2

 

A keychain MP3 player from Cowon, the iAudio E2 has basic features with rich audio enhancements and it sounds excellent.

Excellent sound for its class ; Unique and stylish design ; Good build quality ; FLAC support ; Sensible Ear Safe feature

Blind operation is difficult ; Average battery life ; Proprietary data cable

Stylish MP3 player that promises quality sound at affordable price.

Product Specifications

With this compact and stylish iAUDIO E2, you can enjoy music anytime, anywhere. E2 is equipped with 9 EQ presets and a sophisticated metal ring. Adorn yourself with the rich sounds and the stylish design of E2. The stylish E2 takes your charm, rhythm and excitement whenever, wherever you go. Harmonized with the simple body accentuating a sharp edge and the shining ring finished with delicate hairline. E2 will win your heart with an attractive design. Among MP3 players without LCD, the iAUDIO E2 alone supports 9 rich and diverse sound effects. The more vivid and colorful iAUDIO E2 with BBE+ sound, you can feel why COWON takes great pride in sound quality. Equipped with Voice Guided Menu that guides you to each mode with voice, you can easily apply various sound effects and turn shuffle mode on/off. This is because Cowon Systems hopes to minimize any inconvenience you may experience, and help everyone use it with great ease. iAUDIO E2 is designed to protect your hearing against the volume level that may be harmful. The "ear safe technology" automatically restores the volume to the middle range from a high level when turned on. Now you can enjoy music more safely and comfortably.

Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital player
Sound Effects:BBE
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:FLAC / MP3 / Ogg Vorbis / MPEG 2.5 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / MPEG 1 Audio / WMA / WAV

Digital Storage

Capacity:4GB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.3in
Height:2.5in
Weight:0.6oz
Width:1.1in

Flash Memory

Installed Size:4GB

Header

Compatibility:Unix / Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Cowon Systems
Model:E2
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Cowon iAUDIO

Miscellaneous

Color:Black
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