With the D3 portable media player (PMP), Cowon ventures into newer waters. The D3 is based on the Android
software platform (Android 2.3 - Gingerbread) with loads of features that make the gadget a must have for you. Apart from the regular features such as FM Radio, Image Viewer etc., this premium media player has dedicated web browser and e-mail support
. You can connect to the Internet
on the D3 through Wi-Fi, and browse the latest news or weather update while listening to your favorite tunes.
This Cowon multi media player sports a 3.7-inch AMOLED display
screen that is touch sensitive. Want to see your pictures magnified? Just pinch with your fingers on the screen and you have your image enlarged, thanks to the pinch-to-zoom
feature incorporated in the touchscreen. The device has lightweight, weighing 120 g. With dimensions of 64.2 x 116.4 x 11.8 mm, the D3 is evidently slim and easily slides into your pocket.
The solidly built portable D3 comes with dedicated media control buttons on its edges, which you can access even when the device is in your pocket without needing to activate the display. This handy gadget houses the volume rocker, the play/pause button and the track forward/backward button, all on its right side.
The bottom of the Cowon D3 has the 3.5 mm headphone jack along with the USB connector and DC input. On the left panel, the device is fitted with a microSD card slot and a built-in microphone is present on the rear.
Battery and Storage
The Android-based PMP is powered by a Lithium Polymer battery that is tucked in under the hood. The battery serves you 21 hours of music and 10 hours of video
playback. So you are good to go unplugged for a long time. As the battery drains, you can charge it either via USB cable or through AC Adaptor. It takes 7 hours to fully charge through USB and 3.5 hours when plugged onto a power socket.
The Cowon D3 ships with 16 GB of storage capacity, which can store your never exhausting list of songs and movies without a lag. For those of you who believe in the dictum, the more the merrier, you can slip in a microSD card and increase your storage space to maximum of 64 GB.
Cowon has packed the D3 with various formats for audio, video playback, image and text viewer. The media player boasts of superior audio quality and features the full array of JetEffect sound presets
that further enhance your musical experience with the D3.
For connectivity, you have Bluetooth and USB 2.0 at your disposal that help you in easier and quicker file transfer. The Wi-Fi connectivity lets you make Skype calls on the Cowon D3, connecting you to your loved ones. You can watch videos from your D3 in full HD 1080p resolution in your TV by connecting a HDMI cable.