Despite a distinct trend of multimedia phones taking over, Cowon seems to be focussed on pushing new PMP and MP3 players into the market
Good Gear Guide.au
19 August 2011
Summary: The Cowon V5 (32GB version) costs $459 which is a bit steep when you can get a 64GB Apple iPod Touch with Wi-Fi for $549. The V5 for is those dedicated users who need a portable media player that provides superior audio/video playback and good connectivity options (SPDIF and HDMI). But for the rest, get the iPod Touch.
Pros: Excellent sound, very good HD video playback, good format support, great battery life
Cons: Uninspiring interface, no Wi-Fi, better OS and more app support would make it better