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Cowon X 9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews of Cowon X 9. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and battery. The design and sound are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the portability, while there are some critical reviews about the price.

usability, sound, design, battery, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Cowon X 9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Cowon X 9 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People are impressed by the sound. The usability is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the portability.

usability, sound

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Cowon X9 Clear Shield CaseCowon X9 Media Player Portable MP4 8 Go Blanc

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Cowon X9


The Super Player Cowan X9 flash MP3 player has a long-lasting battery life of over 100 hours of listening time on one charge. Learn more about it by reading our review.

The Super Player Cowon X9 MP3 flash MP3 player can give you high quality sound with 110 hours of audio play on one charge

It does not have Wi-Fi, apps or a camera

If you are looking for a dedicated music device with quality sound features and a long battery life, you will like the Cowon X9.

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Cowon X9


The Cowon X9 PMP has a 4.3-inch screen and a few too many old fashioned bits.

Good sound quality ; Great battery life

A bit expensive ; Feature-poor in some respects ; Low-res screen ; Clunky resistive touchscreen ; Chunky body ; Unintuitive music library navigation

The interface's chances of making a good impression are diminished by the low-quality screen too. At 4.3-inches across, it's fairly big, but its resolution is extremely low at 272 x 480 pixels. Held at arm's length you can still see the pixels. To put...


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Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD Card (Transflash)
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: No
AVI Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: Yes
MPEG4 Playback: No
OGG Playback: Yes
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No