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Cowon Z2-32BL 3.7-Inch AMOLED 800 x 480 Capacitive Touchscreen MP3 Player Reviews

DutchGFX

Fantastic Sound and Style

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Pros: Lots of EQ, Sound Quality, Looks, Expandable Storage, Smooth Ui, Android (although you cant really root, still good for apps)

Cons: Stand is annoying, Album Art, No Playlists

So I got this as a Bday present that I asked for. I've been using it for about 4 months now, and figured I should write this. The player sounds very good, BUT, if you don't use the EQ, it doesn't sound so great TBH. The EQ completely fixes the issue. The charging mechanism where you need to deal with the little hatch is fairly annoying, and I'm worried the hatch will fall off. But it does use MicroUSB charging, so it's very easy to find chargers. The UI takes a bit to get used to, but I love it, only complaint I have is that if you go from the playing song to the song selection tab, it moves your location to where the current song is. Very easy to navigate however, and music settings can...
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hmohammed43

Hmm, possibly a J3 replacement

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Pros: Android, quite light, HDMI out, kickstand

Cons: Battery life could be a bit better, no line-in, "floating design" takes getting used to

Cowon've ventured into android before, and with the D3 plenue, it was thought that they'd hang up and stick to their own OS, but they've brought out the Z2, and it does android right!   The first thing is the fact that, because of Android, the Z2 not only has a much easier to use (and learn) interface, it means that you have the opportunity to switch around nearly everything. From the music player, to the home screen, and everything inbetween. The only down side is that, because Cowon aren't Google Certified, you don't have the Play store, but that it something that can be remedied if you were to root the device. By doing so, you do unlock the potential of the phone a bit...
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