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 review: Cowon A3 – CNET
With the A3, it is so simple; cowno just hook the camera up, and stream your video to its memory. The system itself is rugged, chunky and very well-built, if a little less attractive than the Q5W. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s And video and sound is okay, but it doesn’t quite reach the heights of the top dogs in this sector. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from excellent Overall excellent media player.
With its unrivalled screen and codec support, its direct recording capabilities and its ability to cowonn 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 coaon site for details. Nevertheless, The Wire looks decent, if lacking that extra level of depth and texture that the iPod Touch can dig up. The Cowon A3 seems a dated, plastic, lumpen figure, and it struggles, too, to sell itself as massively portable.
To its right sit four buttons and a tiny navigational joystick.
Don’t show this again. This would be the navigation ‘nipple’ — it’s a nightmare to use. Against Low battery life looks and feels cheap sound and vision performance is bettered elsewhere. 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.
Visit manufacturer site for details. Cowon A3 Sign in to comment Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The Bottom Line Certainly the most capable handheld video player we’ve seen to date. But what’s interesting is that its core functionality is very similar to its more expensive sibling.
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 4-inch display kept coaxing us into believing that everything was a-okay.
When choosing portable media devices, Cowon smartly designed the A3 to be an obvious choice. Great display, easy navigating, ‘feels’ cowln, all connectors fit firmly and tight.
Cowon A3 Specs – CNET
You’ve also got a band equaliser to play with, adjustable playback speed, support for multiple audio tracks and even subtitles. Additionally, this bugger had plenty of heft, and quite frankly, felt like a small brick when compared to a 60GB 5G iPod. Be respectful, keep it civil and cowln on topic. We have also uploaded movies for travel, music and more.
While this is coson great way to keep things simple, it doesn’t 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. Post a quick review now to join the conversation!
Cowon A3 review
And yes, you saw VOB format in that list, meaning you can drag files of almost any ordinary DVD onto the player’s hard disk, and it’ll play — no DVD ripping and no transcoding needed.
Advanced Overlay Navigation An overlay navigation function that shows the playback screen during video playback lets you enjoy the convenience of navigating through other contents in your player. Cowon A3 Unboxing 11 Photos Be the first to review this item. JetAudio, by itself, wouldn’t play the recorded videos.
This screen has x resolution and is powered by TI’s new Davinci Chipset. I’ll be using this for mobile recording vowon from a motorcycle, and hifi low-noise stereo audio of s3 sounds.
Granted, this device can mop cowob floor in terms of utility with the aforementioned ‘Pod, so we suppose a bit more weight is a fair trade for some. Continue to next page 01 coaon This Cowon is good in parts but, given its price, it lacks some functionality — such as internet browsing — and can’t hit the performance and usability peaks that others manage.
USB ports, composite and coeon inputs and outputs sit behind a small flap on the left-hand side, below a 3. The A3, while very similar to the Q5W, is a very different player and costs a very different price: The Cowon A3 offers a good audio and video format support; a beautiful and colorful screen; a attractive user interface.
And a read through the specs counters our gloom.
X Data transfer only – Linux kernel v2. Detailed information such as file size, pixel, format can be viewed while browsing through files that increases the fun of navigation. There’s a 4in screen with an x resolution. 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 A video support being so disappointing.
You can record important meetings or lectures using this feature. From around the web. The one drawback to it would be as in my case that sometimes the battery is faulty and has to be returned for a replacement but thats about the only disadvantage I can point out. 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 cowno jogging with.
Cons Design is a bit datedNo web browserA bit on cpwon hefty side. Still, we could look past at least some of these foibles if the rest of the player delivers the goods. First impressions of this multimedia player are underwhelming. Play them back on A3, or save to your computer. Sure, there’s plenty of clean lines and hints of chrome, but we just can’t help but feel that the Fowon and right-aligned buttons detract from the overall look.