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Just stumbled upon this.. the Cowon x7.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/01/cowon-x7-pmp-review/

Rated at 103 hours of music playback. WUT!!?

Has anyone here used one before? I've been looking for something with good battery life, but never expected to find something with 103 hours of battery life...
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I've used Cowon media players before if that counts. The UI on them is awful, they should just pay for rockbox on the players. I wouldn't get their players again, they are overpriced for what they do, and a Sansa Clip beats it at everything except battery life.
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I had a Cowon D2 and loved it. Yes it didn't have the prettiest of interfaces, but between its excellent battery life (~50 hours), FLAC support and audio quality, it was a great little audio source
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Originally Posted by r34p3rex View Post
I had a Cowon D2 and loved it. Yes it didn't have the prettiest of interfaces, but between its excellent battery life (~50 hours), FLAC support and audio quality, it was a great little audio source
This. It looks like a brick, and is built like one too. Most of the thickness comes from the battery, so it lasts FOREVER on one charge. I've dropped it, stepped on it, left it in pockets, and have even slipped on it. Still works. Cowon builds them to last.
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Same as me, the D2 is solid. I regret getting touchscreen though. Rockbox on it is still unstable.
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Same as me, the D2 is solid. I regret getting touchscreen though. Rockbox on it is still unstable.
You can navigate music with the +/- and M buttons with the right settings. I have it set up that when lock is activated the +/- buttons go forward and back, and M is set to pause/play. Slide lock off, and you can change the volume. Anything more would require you to look at the device anyways with a tactile based system too.
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^ I have it the same way, if there were like 2 more buttons for volume control, it would rock. I don't hate the player, but I realize at this point I could have gotten something better, but I'm not unhappy because of it. I just think the OP can get something better.
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