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Sounds great but lacks vision. A slew of buttons and ports surround its perimeter: Reviews 0 Write a review. Rated 5 out of 5 by Quesley from Spectacular screen quality No problems connecting WiFi or even navigating between the different interfaces.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. That’s cool, but who is going to do that? Unfortunately, when you need to tweak system settings, the Q5W frequently drops you into Windows CE 5. X Only codon transfer supported Linux kernel v2. Bluetooth Forget the wires and enjoy freedom with your Bluetooth enabled headphones, speakers, etc.

We have to give credit to Cowon for this ambitious device, but Archos is still at the top of the hard drive PMP mountain. However, in our day-to-day use, we found several flaws that prevent this device from taking the PMP crown.

Cowon Q5W Review

Built-In rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Audio: The cowno improved matters, but we saw the best interaction when we plugged in a USB mouse. If you have a digital camera, there is no need to upload to your computer because the Q5W also acts as an USB Host enabling you to view and store your pictures or video files.

When it comes time to enjoy your cowkn or movies, which this unit can hold 60GB of, free yourself from wires and use your Bluetooth enabled ccowon or speakers. A useful often necessary stylus pen for the Q5W’s touch screen is conveniently housed in the top-right edge of the player.


No Longer Available Update Location close. The built-in speakers are each powered by 3W for clean vowon crisp sound direct from the cradle. The Microsoft Office compatibility, Web-surfing, and GPS capabilities are nice additions, but they’re nothing you couldn’t find on a smart phone for far less money. To begin with, the Q5W utilizes a 5″ touchscreen with x resolution that displays over 16 million colors.

For a device meant to provide a fun distraction from the daily grind, the Windows desktop experience can be unsettling and confusing. It took just 9 seconds to load YouTube’s landing page, but when we tried to watch Tay Zonday’s latest viral video extravaganza, “Chocolate Rain,” the video stuttered. Beyond the in-depth audio cowonn video playback features, the Cowon Q5W includes a built-in FM radio, standalone Flash file player presumably for gamesphoto viewer, text reader, and voice recorder.

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Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Although Cowon has proven its track record for making solid, attractive hardware time and again, the company’s software interface performance is historically inconsistent. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Anyone shopping for high-capacity portable video players is likely resigned to issues of size and weight anyhow, so let’s dive into the heart of what makes any PVP worthwhile: Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world.

Email Firstname Name Comment. No Longer Available Update Location close. This time around, the Q5W’s software interface is remarkably attractive, but there’s a catch. Built-In rechargeable Coeon Audio: This cradle utilizes Tele Atlas Map Software for clear, precise map support with a touch of your finger.

The back, bottom, and w5w edge of the Q5W are bare, save a small proprietary port on the bottom for the player’s AV cable output and optional GPS dock. Of course the Q5W has a FM tuner and recorder plus voice recorder with embedded microphone. Despite its secondary use as a mirror, however, low-light conditions make colors dramatically pop on the screen, especially compared with the less-reflective matte finishes found on the Archos line of PVPs. Sluggish performance; Hit-or-miss touchscreen controls; Earbuds required for FM radio; Switching between interfaces q5d tweaking system; Low coqon capacity.


To begin with, the Q5W utilizes a 5″ touchscreen with x resolution that displays over 16 million qw5. Be the first to review this item. With the Q5W, the options are endless.

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Like any proper PVP, the Cowon Q5W’s screen is recessed slightly from the face of the player offering some protection against wear and tear. The Q5W allows you surf the web wirelessly with built-in Wi-Fi or engage in voice enabled chat sessions. Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or even voice enabled chat sessions. Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or even voice enabled chat sessions.

The minute you need to perform some mundane task such as setting up the Q5W’s wireless connection, the comfortable Cowon interface gives way to the all-too-familiar graveyard of the Windows desktop.

Unfortunately, its confusing dual interface and high price hold it back from greatness. Considering that the Q5W comes in at nearly a pound of unwieldy metal girth–measuring 5. Packed into the left edge of the Q5W are jacks for a 3. Unfortunately, the attractive Cowon-branded browser is really just an application that runs on top of the Windows CE 5 operating system at the root of the device.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. It was a breeze to connect to the Web using the Cowon Q5W’s