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Instead of a news post I had to do an opinion piece: http://anythingbutipod.com/2012/01/c...called-the-z2/
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Well, somebody has to call it like they see it....lol
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Nice job,...
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:34 AM
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Agree with the 'evolutionary upgrade' part, sometimes (oftentimes?) the best upgrades are under the hood.
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I'm thinking about getting this instead of the iRiver K1. Only thing is the price...
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Old 01-25-2012, 08:47 AM
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Agree with the 'evolutionary upgrade' part, sometimes (oftentimes?) the best upgrades are under the hood.
Yup, it's a good step up from the D3. If only it was a better design...
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Old 01-25-2012, 04:53 PM
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I'm thinking about getting this instead of the iRiver K1. Only thing is the price...
This WILL sound better,...the K1 isn't known for it's stellar SQ.
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Instead of a news post I had to do an opinion piece: http://anythingbutipod.com/2012/01/c...called-the-z2/
have to agree that the design is a bit too basic for me. hopefully good use of materials.
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Old 01-26-2012, 02:14 AM
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Already available on exportprive.com http://www.exportprive.com/en/cowon/...2gb-black.html
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Old 01-26-2012, 03:20 AM
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actually the pice is okayisch. compared to the j3 it is not really more expensive (at least here in germany).

a little offtopic: is eportprive trustful? when it comes to accessories for cowon players i always got to this site for some reason. and i just ordered a silicon case for the j3 there
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Exportprive is expensive, but their also quite reputable. You'll have no problems with them.
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Exportprive expensive?
In Euro currency (for us Europeans) it's one of the cheapest website to find a Cowon DAP. In French webshops they are much more expensive for example
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This WILL sound better,...the K1 isn't known for it's stellar SQ.

Undoubtedly cowon will have better SQ over iriver, but still the price is the big factor here. I want to get a player that I can have fun with(The K1 will be my new tinker toy) untill I can spend some big bucks on the Z2 or J3. I haven't made my mind up on what I'm going to get yet, but I think it would be fun to post a review on the Z2.
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Old 01-26-2012, 05:11 PM
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Exportprive expensive?
In Euro currency (for us Europeans) it's one of the cheapest website to find a Cowon DAP. In French webshops they are much more expensive for example
For us in the USA the prices ARE expensive,...for the EU I guess it's a good deal then.
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:55 PM
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There are some vids on youtube showing the Plenue interface
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the interface works pretty smooth imo. if you compare it to the j3 then the j3 is kind of in a slow-mode
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I agree but the J3 battery life is around 50h where the Z2 is more arround 20h.
I really prefer a device which a little bit less reactive but with a better autonomy than a faster device with a poor autonomy.
I didn't found any video showing the boot time, I would really see if it's really faster than the D3 which was catastrophic !!!
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:13 PM
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As soon as you add WiFi battery life goes to heck. That's why every android device has such low battery duration compared to the previous generation of touchscreen MP3 players.
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:35 PM
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Then do what Motorola did, and put a bigger battery inside. A 3300mah battery would make this thing killer. Me, I'm just getting another J3,...Andriod overkill is getting to me.
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I just bought a J3. After the D3 I expected that cowon would stop giving Android to their devices because of the poor autonomy but they didn't. I hoped that it would be possible to put the Cowon custom firmware ont their Plenue device but it's not...
I just hope that the J3 will have Jeteffect 5 too in the next firmware.
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