Written on: 06/12/2010
Prize winner! Excellent sound and great attention to detail eg. the front glass is Pilkington's "gorilla glass" and extremely hard, but flexible, can't scratch it with a sharp knife. Only found out from a third party; Cowon did not even mention it. There are numerous pre-set sound features, equaliser, reverb, echo, etc. excellent battery life, good volume. A radio with lots of pre-set stations, which can be recorded live. large screen that is good for viewing movies, and an interface... (read more)
Written on: 10/01/2010
I bought the Cowan S9, following other reviews trumpeting its sound quality. Plus it looked sleek and stylish.
Nevertheless, there are some very good and very bad things about it that I think are worth passing on.
Good stuff. The sound quality is superb and the home display icons looks bright and attractive and the screen is a good size and battery life superb. Plus it has a sound recorder and FM Radio - one of the main reasons I chose this model over the Apple version.
Bad stuff. Forget... (read more)
Written on: 06/01/2010
I purchased the S9 with Shure SE530s, and the combination is quite simply exceptional. My priority with an MP3 player is sound quality, and the S9 is simply better than the ubiqitous iPod. Add in the BBE2 and other bewildering sound options and the iPod begins to look distinctly thin on features.
The user interface in the S9 isn't as slick as the iPod's, but then I suspect the priority has been sound quality.
Battery life is excellent, and you can manage your music using standard USB mass... (read more)
Written on: 03/08/2009
This cowon mp3 player has great sound. cowon usually has amazing sound. the amoled screen his fantastic.But its features are not up to par with ipod touch. but im sure cowon will ad more features in hte future. this mp3 player could be double price and it wound still sell. its an amazing value. (read more)
Written on: 02/02/2009 by pucket
I have been researching this Cowon S9 MP3 for over 2 months now... Still good.
I have bought it and it is not easy to scratch the screen Big LCD screen
Won 2008 Good Design Award
4GB, 8GB, 16GB
Supports AVI (read more)
As rated by real users