Stacks of file support.
Great sound quality.
Plays most video files without the need to transcode.
SD-card slot for easy storage expansion.
Bright, crisp screen.
Supports a multitude of photo, music, and video formats.
Easy to navigate interface.
Plenty of audio enhancement options.
Has an on-board scientific calculator and notepad.
SD Card Slot.
No ID3-tag support.
Chunky form factor.
No Wi-Fi support.
Doesnít support VOB and QuickTime files.
Canít play encrypted audio or video tracks.
No FM radio.
No AV out cable included.
Despite its large size, the player has no hard drive, only flash memory.
Touch screen requires stylus.
No DRM support.
By Whathifi.com on February 22, 2010
Some of us crave the simple life. A working knowledge of a handful of file formats is enough to get us by, and an online store, such as iTunes, is our only port of call for tracking down video and audio content.But more computer-savvy folk have more...80
By Akihabara News on April 18, 2009
Last October we announced the soon to be released in Korea and Japan Cowon O2, a new PMP thats arguably the most powerful compact PMP yet available.Whats so special about this new PMP?The most impressive thing is its capacity to accept almost ANY...80
By Stuff.tv on March 14, 2009
A worthy attempt at dethroning Archos, but an infuriating interface sees it fall behind the leading pack...60
By Expert Reviews on February 28, 2009
Cowons stylish-looking O2 is a pocket-sized portable media player. It has a touch-screen interface and supports a wide range of multimedia file formats. Unlike the larger Q5W (Whats New, Shopper 249), the O2 has a plastic rather than an aluminium...60
By Computer Shopper on February 01, 2009
The Cowon O2 lets you play video content on the go without the major hassle of converting files. But its basic interface and lack of file-tag support, as well as its audio-playback issues, make it more of a one-trick pony than the versatile PMP it...74
By Computeractive on January 30, 2009
The O2 offers some clear advantages over the...80
By RegHardware on January 20, 2009
The O2 is very much a game of two halves. Format and codec support is superb and itll play pretty much any resolution video file you throw at it. The sound quality is excellent if a little on the quiet side, it is Biblically straightforward to use,...80
By IT Reviews on January 16, 2009
Overall the O2 is a tidy package that offers excellent audio with an impressive degree of format support and control. Despite the rather basic design of the chassis it should provide some healthy competition for the other PMPs currently doing the...-
By Anything But iPod on January 14, 2009
Here we have Cowons newest flash-memory based PMP which certainly evokes comparisons to a hypothetical D3, a successor of the Cowon D2 (at least in theory). It has the same basic design (yet bigger), a touch screen interface, and an...-
By PC Advisor on January 07, 2009
Though it may not have internet browsing capabilities or much in the way of advanced features, the Cowon O2 is a solid portable media player. Thanks to its support for a wide range of file types, youll spend less time trying to convert videos from...90