Cowon S9

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Cowon S9
Manufacturer Cowon Systems, Inc.
Type Portable media player
Release date December 8, 2008 (2008-12-08)
Storage 4, 8, 16 and 32 GB flash memory
Display 3.3 in 272×480 pixels AMOLED display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass
Power Rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
Audio playback: 55 h
Video playback: 11 h
Dimensions 57 mm (2.2 in) × 105.8 mm (4.17 in) × 12.7 mm (0.50 in) (W×H×D)
Weight 77 g (2.7 oz)

The Cowon S9 is a touchscreen portable media player released in late 2008 by Cowon Systems, Inc. It features support for audio file formats such as MP3, Ogg Vorbis and FLAC, and video formats such as DivX and Xvid.


Current firmware version 2.53
Display type: AMOLED
size: 3.3 in (84 mm)
aspect ratio: 16:9 aspect ratio
colour depth: 24-bit (16 million colours)
pixel dimensions: 480×272
touchscreen type: capacitive
System on chip Telechips TCC7901
CPU core Dual 500 MHz ARM ARM926EJ-S
Digital-to-analogue converter Wolfson Microelectronics WM8750S
Max output 29 mW (under a load of 16 ohm)[1]
Signal-to-noise ratio 95 dB[1]
Materials Plastic, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colour ‘Chrome Black’, ‘Titanium Black’ or ‘Ceramic White’
Power Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion polymer battery
Rated battery life (hours) audio: 55
video: 11
Storage 4, 8, 16 or 32 GB flash memory (FAT32 file system)[1]
Connectivity USB 2.0[1]
Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR (A2DP and AVRCP)[1]
FM Radio
Composite video
Container support audio: APE, FLAC, MP3, Ogg, WAV, WMA
video: ASF, AVI, WMV
pictures: JPEG
text: TXT
Codec support audio: APE, MPEG-1 Audio Layer III, MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, MPEG-2.5 Audio Layer III, FLAC, Ogg, RIFF (LPCM), WAV, WMA