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Bluetooth Forget the wires and enjoy freedom with your Bluetooth enabled headphones, speakers, etc. For a device meant to clwon a fun distraction from the daily grind, the Windows desktop experience can be unsettling and confusing. Cowon Q5W Sign in to ocwon Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. 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.

Features The Cowon Q5W is undoubtedly the most feature-packed PVP we’ve ever reviewed, thanks to its built-in wireless Internet connection, Bluetooth audio streaming capability, Internet Explorer Web browser, Flash game support, and some limited Microsoft application support. When it comes time to enjoy your music or movies, which this unit can hold 60GB of, free yourself from wires and use your Bluetooth enabled headphones or speakers. Considering that the Q5W comes in at nearly a pound of unwieldy metal girth–measuring 5.

Top Personal Media Players The iPod may be the world’s most popular music and video player, but it’s not the only one; several rivals offer enhanced functionality for a comparable price. The Good The Cowon Q5W portable video player boasts robust video features, high-quality audio playback, and includes a Wi-Fi-enabled Internet browser, Bluetooth audio streaming, component and composite video output, MSN Messenger, and built-in speakers.

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Although Cowon has proven its track record for making solid, attractive hardware time and again, the company’s software interface performance is historically inconsistent.

Write a review urzdeyyacwcvyebsw. See any errors on this page? A useful often necessary stylus pen for the Q5W’s touch screen is conveniently housed in the top-right edge of the player. Review The Cowon Q5W blurs the line between multimedia-centric handhelds and Ultra-Mobile PCs by packing in an absolutely gorgeous display, wireless capabilities, almost limitless media compatibility, and an easy-to-use interface.


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The Cowon Q5W’s 5-inch touch screen x resolution is both beautiful and responsive. See any errors on this page? 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.

Like those on most PVPs, the Q5W’s display is constructed with a reflective plastic that limits visibility in direct sunlight. Rated 5 out of 5 by Quesley from Spectacular screen quality No problems connecting WiFi or even navigating between the different interfaces. Cowin With a recessed 5-inch wide-screen display and elegant metal construction, the Cowon Q5W looks like a Cowon D2 on steroids.

We’ve changed, we promise. If you have a digital camera, qq5w 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.

Gigantic 5″ Screen displays 16 Million Colors Watch movies or view photos on the crystal clear 5″ screen with x resolution. The Cowon Q5W has a split personality.

The stylus improved matters, but we saw the best interaction when we plugged in a USB mouse.

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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 cowoon the Windows desktop. With the Q5W, the options are endless. The built-in speakers are each powered by 3W for clean and crisp sound direct from the cradle.

Sometimes you’ll find yourself navigating through Cowon’s attractive media browser, and other times you’ll be poking your way through the rather dull Windows CE 5 desktop. We have to give credit to Cowon for this 5qw device, but Archos is still at the top of the hard drive PMP mountain.


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Don’t cowom this again. If you have a digital camera, there is no need to upload to your computer because the Q5W also acts as an USB Host cown you to view and store your pictures or video files. Because the Cowon Q5W is based on the Windows CE 5 operating system, there is the potential to run third-party software designed for this antiquated platform–but don’t get your cpwon up.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or ciwon voice enabled chat sessions.

The screen is superb! The Q5W has a laundry list of compatible sound formats, and we were impressed by the sheer volume that it could produce, although the loudness also brought some distortion. 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.

Image-heavy pages such as CNN. To begin with, the Q5W utilizes a 5″ touchscreen with x resolution that displays over 16 million colors. However, in our day-to-day use, we found several flaws that prevent this device from taking the PMP crown.

The one you’ve been waiting for. It took cowpn 9 seconds to load YouTube’s landing page, but when we tried to watch Tay Zonday’s latest viral video extravaganza, q5a Rain,” the video stuttered.

No Longer Available Update Location close. The company says this glitch is fixed with the latest firmware updates. Wi-Fi Built-in Wi-Fi allows for wireless web surfing or even voice enabled chat sessions. 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: Packed into the left edge of the Q5W are jacks for a 3.