Jan 21, The Good Cowon’s S9 portable media player offers a gorgeous OLED touch- screen display, long battery life, and features such as Bluetooth. Feb 5, If Apple’s limited codec support puts you off the iPod touch, the Cowon S9 could be just what you’re looking for. The Cowon S9 MP3 Player (Titanium Black) blends modern design with versatility. The sleek, yet simple, curved shape of the S9, fits naturally in your hand.
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Against Slightly lazy musical delivery no iPlayer support fiddly to operate. Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. The bottom edge of the S9 offers a power-hold switch, headphone jack, and a pin USB jack more common to cell phones than MP3 players.
The S9 is a beautiful-looking device that, unfortunately, feels pretty flimsy compared with the glass and steel of the iPod Touch. Sounds great but lacks vision. Uncompressed FLACs are equally stodgy, despite decent detail levels overall. The Good Cowon’s S9 portable media player offers a gorgeous OLED touch-screen display, long battery life, and features such as Bluetooth audio, voice recording, FM radio, Flash media support, audio and video playback, a photo viewer, and a text reader.
coson Galaxy S9 brings Samsung two steps forward, one step back. In addition to these standard MP3 options, you can also listen to the radio, record voice, and play games. Continue to next page 01 We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Gravity Sensor When you tilt your S9, it follows suit. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Our overriding criticism of the S9’s cowpn interface is that it tries to do too much.
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Videos fair much better, thanks to a 3. In fact, the feel of the unit doesn’t match the luxurious looks or premium price-tag; instead it feels a little plasticky and insubstantial.
If it were up to us, we’d lose the S9’s play and skip buttons to lessen confusion, because more often than not we brushed the play button accidentally or hit track skip when we meant to turn up the volume. For Excellent screen cowkn sharp, vibrant pictures very good format support decent audio detail.
In Septemberthe rating for the Cowon S9 was lowered slightly to account for cowwon relative value compared with newer products. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.
The main menu is spacious, the touch screen is responsive, and we liked the extra details, such as icon animation and page transitions. It’s big to handle, but it’s very lightweight.
And if you’re really after a portable movie player, Apple’s Touch does it better for similar money. Bluetooth capability gives you even more freedom with wireless access to multimedia files.
The sleek, yet simple, curved shape of the S9, fits naturally in your hand, while the generous 3. Bluetooth The built-in Bluetooth capability lets you access your multimedia files without having to connect the player or stay next to your computer, speaker system, or other devices, giving you even greater freedom.
For example, in order to fit controls for shuffle modes, song repeat, play and pause, skip, A-B loop, EQ, and tilt-sensor lock onto the S9’s music playback screen, Cowon used a control strip across the bottom of the screen that flips around to reveal a second set of controls. New ‘phones won’t fix everything The headphones aren’t quite as nasty as they look, but they’re not far off, producing a rather harsh and thin delivery. The Bottom Line The Cowon S9 is a sexy-looking gadget with exceptional audio and video quality, but its construction quality and user interface pale in comparison to the competition.
Cowon S9 Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Song control buttons on the top of the player allow you to operate the basic controls when the S9 is in your pocket. One disappointing absence is iPlayer compatibility, but the list is otherwise comprehensive.
It is, in fact, a rather difficult machine to use all-round, thanks to Cowon’s preference for customisability over usability: Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. This tech sees the pixels themselves emitting light, theoretically increasing contrast levels and response time.
Luckily for us, the S9’s play button is duplicated by the onscreen playback controls.
Not only does the S9 use a lightening-fast capacitive touch interface comparable to the iPhone’sbut its 3. No Longer Available Update Location close.
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Review Sections Review Specs. In spite of all the little faults we could nitpick about, the Cowon S9’s hardware scores big when it comes to the screen. See any errors on this page?
Mistaking the button for a retractable stylus, we nearly ripped the button off s moments after taking the S9 out of the box the button has been a bit wobbly ever since.
Mac compatible Linux v2. Oh, and the built-in accelerometer means you only have to turn the player on its side for the picture to rotate and cowno advantage of the genuine The one you’ve been waiting for. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s The Cowon S9 doesn’t just look and feel good – it also brings excellent audio quality to the table, along with video, photo and text options, just to name a few.
On the same top edge of the player you’ll find a track-skip switch also duplicated onscreen and coeon volume switch. Don’t show this again. The S9’s screen isn’t as large as the 3. Bandersnatch is fowon to cap a twisted