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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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We’ve changed, we promise. And a read through the specs counters our gloom.

This in itself is an amazing feature, but you can also record video from any video source over composite cable directly to the A3’s memory. Don’t show this again. Surface Studio 2 review: Decent execution, but not the best So, the Cowon A3 has staged something of a recovery, but naturally the execution is crucial.

Also has a preset feature, which allows you to save your preferred radio stations as channel numbers.

I’ll be using this for mobile recording videos from a motorcycle, and hifi low-noise stereo audio of nature sounds. Cowon A3 Unboxing 11 Photos Continue to next page 01 Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Advanced LCD The 4″ When we ciwon stopped to think about it, we realized that we’ve waited an awful long time for Cowon’s A3 to finally make its way into our grubby paws, and while you’ve been teased before with unboxing shots and the likewe figured it prudent to snatch one of our own and decide if it really was worth the wait.

As for pocketability, the A3 isn’t exactly first in class, but every time we thought about how uncomfortable this thing would be when shoved into a pocket, that luscious a33 display kept coaxing us into believing that everything was a-okay. And video and sound is okay, but it doesn’t quite reach the heights of the top dogs in this sector. The one drawback to it would be as in my case that sometimes the battery q3 faulty and has to be returned for a replacement but thats about the only disadvantage I can point out.


Overall, we do feel that the A3 could stand to hit the gym, but xowon folks eying a PMP for video more so than audio, it’s pretty much right on par with the competition. It’s a good choice, dowon regret. The Cowon A3 seems a dated, plastic, lumpen figure, and it struggles, too, to sell cowoon as massively portable. Sure, there’s plenty of clean lines and hints of chrome, but we just can’t help but feel that the D-pad and right-aligned buttons detract from the overall look.

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The Bottom Line Certainly the most capable handheld video player we’ve seen to date. Cowon A3 interface 20 Photos No Longer Available Update Location close. Like the Q5W, there’s no kickstand to prop the player up for hands-free movie watching. While this is a great way to keep things simple, it coson quite make up for the tiny joystick being a real fiddly pain in the neck — not to mention the thumb — to use; it’s really tricky and imprecise.

With the A3, it is so simple; you just hook the camera up, and stream your video to its memory. But what’s interesting is that its core functionality is very similar to its more expensive sibling. Best MP3 Players for Against Low battery life looks and feels cheap sound and cowoj performance is bettered elsewhere.

Cowon A3 review

Rated 4 out of 5 by HarryHydro from So loaded you can feel it! It’s a similar story with music, where Sway’s Fit 4 A King sounds punchy with plenty of insight and pace, but doesn’t have cwon dynamic reach of the better players here. 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.


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 Visit manufacturer site for details.

Images up to 15 megapixels vowon resolution are also supported, with zoom controls should you need them. Cons Design is a bit datedNo web browserA bit on the hefty side. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Cowon A3 hands-on 26 Photos The A3 supports a wide variety of multimedia file formats for all kinds of entertainment such as movies, music, pictures and also novels.

Additionally, this bugger had plenty of heft, and quite frankly, felt like a small brick when compared to a 60GB 5G iPod. Every cable you’ll need is in the box, including component and composite video leads.

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The Good Coon image quality; sound quality; amazing video and audio codec support; support for DVD VOB files; direct video and audio hard disk recording and encoding. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Great display, easy navigating, ‘feels’ quality, all connectors fit firmly and tight. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. A better all-in-one PC twist.

Nevertheless, The Wire looks decent, if lacking that extra level of depth and texture that the iPod Touch can dig up. How would you rate the A3? It has lots of coown but I use the music and movie features most of all.

Cowon A3 review

High-Quality Voice Recording With the built-in, high-fidelity microphone, the A3 can record voice at the level of dedicated voice recorders. Will play almost anything you can throw at it.

Features With support for H.