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http://www.cowonglobal.com/

Looks like the J3. I hope it has better sound quality.
What's wrong with the J3 sound quality? I've not heard anything that sounds better.

My only complaint about the J3 is not really about the J3 but about the shoddy case they sell for it. You only get 1 option and it doesn't do what it's supposed to do: Protect the player.
Edited by stargate125645 - 2/1/11 at 7:21am
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What's wrong with the J3 sound quality? I've not heard anything that sounds better.
I'm just hoping for better sound quality. I didn't say the J3 was bad.
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post #13 of 68
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I'm just hoping for better sound quality. I didn't say the J3 was bad.
To say you want better sound quality means you've heard something better. I guess I don't see what's to improve upon. At any rate, I think you should fear Cowon trying to do too much and forgetting the purpose of a PMP a la Apple. You won't get 60 hours of battery life out of the D3, for example. The D3 is also significantly bigger - more like a phone than a PMP.

On a side note, the Cowon J3 works with the USB port in my car. I'm not so sure the Android D3 would do the same. I might have to connect it to my car via Bluetooth and just eat the sound quality reduction (ironically, the J3 has Bluetooth, but it never wants to work with my car, whereas my Android phone does).
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No I haven't but there's no such thing as perfect when everything can be improved .
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21 Hours of Max Battery life with the D3 compared to 60 hours with the J3?

J3 Please.
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Hmmm Amazon has the 32GB for $370 on pre-order. It might as well be a phone at that price. I love Cowon, but not their prices as of late.
 
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I'll stick to my Sansa Clip+.

£37 of audio goodness.
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Hmmm Amazon has the 32GB for $370 on pre-order. It might as well be a phone at that price. I love Cowon, but not their prices as of late.
They are pricing it along side Apple, so it's not outrageous. You would pay at least that much getting a phone without a plan.

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I'll stick to my Sansa Clip+.

£37 of audio goodness.
Just listen to a J3. You'll change your mind.
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post #19 of 68
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They are pricing it along side Apple, so it's not outrageous. You would pay at least that much getting a phone without a plan.

Just listen to a J3. You'll change your mind.
Sansa Clip and Sans Clip+ are hailed among audiophiles for being neutral and for being cheap as well. No bass roll off like D2 or anything.

Remember, investing in a good pair of earphone/iem/headphone is just as important!
Edited by jellythecake - 2/1/11 at 8:33am
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Sansa Clip and Sans Clip+ are hailed among audiophiles for being neutral and for being cheap as well. No bass roll off like D2 or anything.
I find it very hard to believe that the J3 does not sound better than the Sansa Clip series. I have not listened to one in a while, but there was only so much you could do with a Sansa Clip. Have they added an equalizer of the same quality as the J3? That is one way to get around issues with Cowon products that you may have with their sound output.

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Remember, investing in a good pair of earphone/iem/headphone is just as important!
Cowon gives some really crappy (the word I would prefer to use as an adjective would get sensored) earphones with the J3. Hopefully that is rectified with the D3! I have Klipsch Image S4s (only good for music with minimal trebble) and Monster Turbine Pro Coppers. I'm well aware of how important the output devices are.
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