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.

The Specs

Display
Display type Color
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Line Out No
Microphone input No
USB Host Adapter Yes
Firewire No
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
JPG Yes
PNG Yes
GIF Yes
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 Yes
WMA Yes
WAV Yes
Audible No
OGG Vorbis Yes
Apple Lossless No
AAC No
AIFF No
WMA Lossless Yes
ASF Yes
FLAC Yes
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Itunes No
Included Software
Napster No

Performance

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