Review: Cowon O2 portable video player

Check out CNET's full review and slide show of the Cowon O2 portable media player.

Photo of the Cowon O2 portable media player.
Click to see the Cowon O2 photo gallery. Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks

Our official rated review for the Cowon O2 portable video player is now up on CNET Reviews, along with a full photo gallery and a First Look video.

We've been putting the O2 through its paces all week and it's held up remarkably well. It's still not the sexiest piece of tech we've laid eyes on, but it's got more muscle than any other portable video player in its price range.

Audio enthusiasts will also want to give the O2 a look, considering it supports desirable lossless music formats such as FLAC, Apple Lossless, and WMA Lossless, and offers a killer 10-band graphic EQ.

In spite of some great features, however, there are a few omissions on the O2 that could be deal-breakers for some users.

Read the full review for the Cowon O2 portable video player.

About the author

Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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