Cowon have unveiled its new portable android media player device which is dubbed as Plenue Z2. Some of the key features of this new innovation of Cowon include:
- 16GB and 32GB memory sizes
- 116 grams weight
- 800 x 480 pixels resolution
- Capacitive touch panel
- 95dB SNR
- HDMI output
- MicroSD expansion slot
- Built-in FM radio tuner
- Internal microphone
- Audio filters
- VoIP dialer
- Web browser
- Twitter application
- Conventional micro-USB port
- File support
- Long battery life
- 802.11b/g/n WiFi module
- Android 2.3.5 OS
- Bluetooth 2.1+EDR for audio streaming
- 3.7 inch display screen
- 62.8 x 116.5 x 11.8 millimetres dimension
Coming on to the audio side, Cowon Plenue Z2 supports a frequency range of about 20Hz to 20,000Hz. It also has got a maximum power outlet of 29mW + 29mW.
Its battery supports audio playback time of up to 22 hours and a video playback of up to 8.5 hours.
Talking about its display features, Plenue Z2 sports a 3.7 inch capacitive touch screen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. This multi touch panel is amazingly crisp and highly responsive.
Yet another highlight of Z2 is its multi format support. It supports a wide range of audio and video formats including WMV, MP4, MPG, 3GP, AVI, ASF, MKV, DAT, XviD, WMA, PMC, DivX, H.264, OGG and FLAC. Moreover, on the exterior of Z2, three buttons are included which facilitates the users to play / pause the play list, skip on to the next track and to rewind a track.
Cowon have included various other features including email client, web browser, calendar, VoIP dialer, Twitter app and much more to its latest innovation so as to bring it up to a higher level than a normal MP3 player. Regrettably, it does not allow users to get access to the Google Play store. However, this deficiency is managed by its support to APKs.
Cowon's Z2 would be the best choice for those who are looking for an android media player with high speed and support to a multitude of files. It not only stores huge amount of files but also delivers it with the world's best quality sound. Its sound quality won’t be a big surprise for the Cowon admirers as it had showcased its world beating sound quality in its previous innovations.
Cowon Plenue Z2 will reach the US customers by May this year. The 16 GB model of Z2 will be shipped for a price of around Rs. 14,000/- and the 32 GB model for around Rs. 16,000/-.