At A Glance

The Cowon O2 supports an astonishing number of formats, but lack of ID3 tag support is disappointing.

Manufacturer’s Description

4.3-Inch Wide LCD, 16 million color, res. 480x272, ultra portable; Play all your digital entertainment: movies, TV shows, photos and music; Touch sensitive interface; Voice recorder with internal microphone, built-in stereo speakers, and TV-out supporting composite connections; Maximum 8 hours of video playback and maximum 18 hours of audio playback.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.cowonamerica.com

The Specs

Display
Display type Color
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Firewire No
Microphone input No
Line Out No
Headphone Jack Yes
USB Host Adapter Yes
Supported Video Formats
H.264 Yes
DivX4 Yes
DivX5 Yes
mpeg1 Yes
mpeg2 Yes
MPEG4
  • Yes
  • Yes
XviD Yes
wmv Yes
Motion JPEG Yes
Supported Image Formats
BMP Yes
GIF Yes
JPG Yes
PNG Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC No
Apple Lossless No
AIFF No
FLAC Yes
WMA Yes
OGG Vorbis Yes
Audible No
WAV Yes
MP3 Yes
WMA Lossless Yes
ASF Yes
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Included Software
Itunes No
Napster No

Performance

Performance
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 1.8
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -4.7
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -50.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.02
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 85.0