Cowon’s A3 60GB Portable MultiMedia Player is versatile and powerful with a 4″ TFT screen. This screen has x resolution and is powered by TI’s new. Cowon’s A3 PMP seems to have it all, a gorgeous display, broad file format, AV recording and more. Cowon A3 (60GB) review. First impressions of this multimedia player are underwhelming. The A3 seems a dated, plastic, lumpen figure, and it.

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COWON A3 60GB Personal Media Player and Recorder ASL B&H

X Data transfer only – Linux kernel v2. The Bottom Line Certainly the most capable handheld video player we’ve seen to date. With its unrivalled screen and codec support, its direct recording capabilities and its ability to playback DVD video files without transcoding, Cowon’s A3 is a well-priced behemoth for portable video lovers, despite the advertised HD video support being so disappointing.

This screen has x resolution and cowin powered by TI’s new Davinci Chipset.

Design A mm 4-inch screen with an xpixel resolution takes up the majority of the A3’s glossy face. Still, we could look past at least some of these foibles if the rest of the player delivers the goods. Additionally, this bugger had plenty of heft, and quite frankly, felt like a small brick when compared to a 60GB 5G iPod. Beautiful screen for watching movies and excellent sound quality, but you pay for this in terms of the size and weight of the player; it is not something you will go jogging with.


Play them back on A3, or save to your computer.

The A3, while very similar to the Q5W, is a very different player and costs a very different price: And, if you’re bored of your own tunes, there’s an FM s3, and a built-in microphone for recording. Overall, we do feel that the A3 could stand to hit the gym, but for folks eying a PMP for video more so than audio, it’s pretty much right on par with the competition. The Bad Cowom joystick is unbearable; HD video is nowhere near as nice to use as Cowon claims; no kickstand.

Cowon A3 review

Against Low battery life looks and feels cheap sound and vision performance is bettered elsewhere. The mind cowkn boggles at this oversight. Continue to next page 01 Cowon rightly makes plenty of play on the fact the A3 can play x HD video content, without the need for any form of file conversion, though of course the video is downscaled to fit the player’s lower resolution screen.

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What Hi-Fi?

You’ve also got a band equaliser to play with, adjustable playback speed, support for multiple audio tracks and even subtitles. Apple’s iPod Touch gives you a good portion of the iPhone 6 experience in a tiny package, The screen seems particularly reflective — not ideal in brighter conditions.


Advanced LCD The 4″ This in itself is an amazing feature, but you can also record video from any video cpwon over composite cable directly to the A3’s s3.

The Good Price; image quality; sound quality; amazing video and audio codec support; support for DVD VOB files; direct video and audio hard disk recording and encoding. We have also uploaded movies for travel, music and more. High-Quality Voice Recording With the built-in, high-fidelity microphone, the A3 can record voice at the level of dedicated voice recorders.

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. USB ports, composite and component inputs and outputs sit behind a small flap on the left-hand side, below a 3. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. But what’s interesting is that its core functionality is very similar to its more expensive sibling.

Granted, this device can mop the floor in terms of utility with the aforementioned ‘Pod, so we suppose a bit more weight is a fair trade for some.

A better all-in-one PC twist. Will play almost anything you can throw at it.