Cowon Announces Three New Portable Media Players L3, O2 and S9

Submitted by lalit on August 25, 2008 - 7:21am.

Today, at IFA, Cowon launched three new portable media players. The top of the line L3 Personal Navigator is a successor of the L2 and it features a 7-inch screen with 800 x 480 resolution. Aside from navigation the L3 is a full-featured portable media player with T-DMB TV tuner and a SD card slot for memory expansion. Cowon has introduced touch buttons on the player and the company calls them “Shadow Touch Button”.
The second player is Cowon O2 that has a 4.3-inch touchscreen with form factor similar to Cowon’s D2 portable media player. This is dedicated media player with T-DMB TV tuner to watch TV along with media stored on the internal storage. The player will be available in two colors initially white and pink; it will come in three capacities 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.
The last player is the newly designed S9 Curve that has a 3.3-inch AMOLED capacitive touch panel with 16 million colors and 480 x 272 pixels. The features on the player include 500MHz dual-core chip, T-DMB TV tuner, FM radio, TV-out, G-sensor accelerometer and Bluetooth with A2DP profile. The player will last for around 40 hours on a single charge.
Cowon has not yet announced the shipping and or prices for any of the three portable media players. But we might hear more from Cowon during this week of IFA show in Berlin.