Cowon D2

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Cowon D2
ManufacturerCowon Systems, Inc.
TypePortable media player
Release dateDecember 5, 2006 (2006-12-05) (D2)
February 23, 2009 (2009-02-23) (D2+)
Storage2, 4, 8 and 16 GB flash memory
Display2.5 in 320×240 pixels TFT LCD
  • Touchscreen display
  • Volume buttons
  • Menu button
  • Power/hold slider
PowerRechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery, 1600 mAh
Audio playback: 52 h
Video playback: 10 h
Dimensions78 mm (3.1 in) × 55.4 mm (2.18 in) × 16.6 mm (0.65 in) (W×H×D)
Mass91 g (3.2 oz)

The Cowon D2 was a portable media player designed and marketed by Cowon Systems, Inc. The D2, released on December 5, 2006, was Cowon's first portable media player using a touchscreen as the main means of navigation. It has since been discontinued.


Current firmware version 2.59
4.59 (DAB version)
Display 2.6 in (66 mm); 4:3 aspect ratio; 24-bit colour depth, 320×240 px (QVGA) TFT LCD
System on chip Telechips TCC7801
Storage 2, 4, 8 and 16 GB NAND flash memory
Memory 32 MB
File format support audio: MP3, APE, FLAC, Ogg, WAV, WMA
video: DivX, Xvid, WMV
pictures: JPEG, BMP
text: TXT
Connectivity USB 2.0
Digital-to-analogue converter Wolfson Microelectronics WM8985
Signal-to-noise ratio 95 dB
Materials Plastic, metal
Colour Black or white
Power Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery, 1600 mAh
Rated battery life (hours) audio: 52
video: 10
Dimensions 78 mm (3.1 in) × 55.4 mm (2.18 in) × 16.6 mm (0.65 in)
Weight 91 g (3.2 oz)

Other features include Flash Lite, a text viewer, voice recording, FM radio with recording, TV-out, optional DMB and DAB compatibility, and an SDHC card slot.


On February 23, 2009, Cowon announced the release of the D2+, an updated version of the D2 with an improved user interface and updated sound effects. It featured a new case design, but otherwise largely the same hardware, making it possible to port the new D2+ interface to the original D2.


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