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Cowon A5 16GB Smart Portable Media Player

Large 4.8" screen to watch your movies on the go
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  • Full HD media at your fingertips
  • Feel the sounds of Dignified Quality
  • Android enhances usability
  • COWON's innovative sound technology
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The Cowon A5 16 GB is the newest Android PMP. The stunning device has an in-built 4.8 inches wide 800 x 480 capacitive touch enabled screen. The Cowon A5 is powered with 512MB RAM and runs on 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor. The Cowon A5 16 GB of storage space that allows ones to store his favorite music files, images and videos. The micro SD card slot present in the Cowon A5 gives its user the freedom to increase memory up to 64GB. The Cowon A5 comes with a built-in FM radio that is there to keep its user entertain. The other features that must be taken a note of are G-sensor, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Pre-built USB 2.0 port and HDMI port that makes it easy to connect your device with the external devices. The device runs on Android 2.3 OS which is the much talked OS and allows the user to download dynamic application free of cost from the free Android market.

Full HD Multi-Player

Enter the fantasy through video performance that's truer than real life.
Enjoy videos in full HD on COWON A5's widescreen. A5 supports a variety of codes to provide crystal clear high definition videos. A5 also supports NTFS file system to make large file transfers, such as 1080p HD videos over 4 GB, simple and easy. Enjoy stunning high quality videos in the comfort of your home using the HDMI cable.
Alone or with your loved ones, get the HD quality you desire, get COWON A5.

JetEffect 5

Experience a whole new world of music through JetEffect 5, allowing you to listen to various sound ranges with precise preset settings.
COWON's innovative technology includes updated JetEffect 5, BBE+ and Reverb, bringing you exceptional sound quality. High-fidelity Revert effect supports 9 different Modes to enhance the sense of space and dimensional sound. 48 presets always ensure an optimal audio experience.

* Support for all types of audio output, including music, video and FM radio.

+ 800MHz Full HD VPU
+ 320MHz Mali 3D GPU

High-performance CPU ensures outstanding multimedia quality.
COWON A5 features a powerful 2.12 GHz processor for multimedia playback, optimized for enjoying movies or music. The multimedia environment got a boost from the VPU for processing 1080p, high-quality videos and animations, and the GPU for accelerating 3D graphics.

Wi-Fi & Android

Never get bored in anywhere with Wi-Fi hotspot.
With COWON A5, surf the internet and use JetVD to stream HD videos from YouTube. A5 supports Wi-Fi, allowing users to navigate web pages, tap into interesting content on the internet, tweet to friends, or follow celebrities on Twitter.

* Please note that some web pages may not be accessible or display properly due to incompatibility.

Lossless Mixer

COWON's leading technology provides vivid clear sound.
COWON A5 features new sound technology to create the optimal environment for multimedia playback and language learning. 'Lossless Mixer' produces high-fidelity sound by minimizing noise and sound quality loss that can occur when using Android devices. Regardless of the time or place, Lossless Mixer combined with JetEffect 5 produces high quality sound for music or video that simply blows your mind.


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Full HD & HDMI TV-Out

Portable, pocket HD player on the street, full HD home theater in the living room
Its's never been easier to enjoy full HD videos during your commute. Experience crystal-clear video that carries you away. Don't worry if you can't finish the full episode: COWON A5 features a TV-Out function via HDMI cable. It simultaneously outputs audio and video signals to your home device. Just connect A5 to a big screen TV and all high-resolution images are maintained. Enjoy days off watching the latest episodes of your favorite shows on a big screen TV.

* HDMI cable is optional.


Save and play HD videos from YouTube through COWON A5.
How often do you check the latest YouTube videos? Now, it is possible to save a video to watch later or share with friends using JetVD's convenient download feature. You can save videos in the desired resolution and play files anytime, anywhere without buffering.

JetEffect 5

COWON's professional sound technology brings audio presence to any genre.
The Reverb effect enhances your spatial sense of sound to provide realistic sounds and the 9 Reverb Modes (Chamber, Room, Club, Hall, Auditorium, Cathedral, Stadium, Canyon, Long) mimic your favorite listening space. In addition to this, 48 presets enrich the sound, allowing you to enjoy your video or music according to your own taste and preferred sound settings. COWON A5 improves on COWON's already high standard for sound technology.

Matrix Browser

COWON A5 displays the album cover for the music files. Widescreen displays a total of 10 album cover images. Gently drag the album cover to the left or right to scroll through albums and choose the musician of your choice.

Colorful Sound COWON SE2

Experience diverse ranges of sound with COWON SE2.
COWON SE2 is optimized to play the sophisticated and theatrical sound of JetEffect 5. SE2 breathes new life into the sound as A5 renders crystal-clear videos for the ultimate immersive experience.

Built-in Speaker

COWON A5 comes with built-in speakers to listen to music, watch movies or lectures without wearing headphones.
Enjoy the realistic sound without the need for headphones.


COWON A5 supports Bluetooth for convenient functionality.
Play multimedia content anywhere. You can conveniently transfer images or files to other Bluetooth devices, and also listen to music through Bluetooth-enabled headsets.

FM Radio

Tune COWON A5 to diverse radio stations.
When you grow weary on a warm afternoon or want to liven up the mood when the night is young, tune into FM radio and recharge. Present your favorite radio channels and record shows to listen later.


Free internet access in Wi-Fi hotspots.
Search information or share your own thoughts online. COWON A5 helps you make the most of the spare time in your busy schedule. One quick tip - how about searching for information about those tourist attractions you're planning to visit next month?


Try COWON A5's Gravity Sensor for enhanced readability.
Turn on auto rotation when surfing the net for improved readability. This function comes in handy for viewing content such as photos, eBooks or webtoons. There's no need to fuss with inconvenient viewing dimensions, just switch to the widescreen display for more convenient viewing.


COWON A5 gets you online and talking to the world.
Read tweets from around the world in real-time and send your tweets to your acquaintances. Tweeting is simple and easy with access to Wi-Fi networks.


Check and send your e-mail anywhere with a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Register your e-mail account on your A5 to conveniently send or receive correspondence. It is possible to register multiple accounts and manage them all at the same time.


A more useful address book.
With A5, you can record and manage names, telephone numbers, addresses, e-mails, and messenger accounts along with short notes about each contact. You can synchronize your address book with your PC.


Manage your schedule with COWON A5.
Record important events and times on COWON A5. Write important memos and organize your schedule. Use the notice function to remind you of important entries on your agenda.


COWON A5's widescreen display is just perfect for reading comics and webtoons.
You can set your viewing environment according to your preferences through page adjustment settings, reading direction settings and auto scroll speed settings. Customize the automatic page turn function so you never have to take your eyes off the screen.


Let COWON A5 record your fondest memories.
Save photos of important memories like trips, graduation ceremonies, birthday parties and school trips on COWON A5. It also has a slide show function to use as a digital photo frame. You can use your favorite photos as background images or use them as icons in your address book.


Sometimes you want to read text instead of using multimedia.
COWON A5 supports Documents. Tap any word while reading to automatically view a dictionary definition of that word. Set the auto scroll and adjust the font size, color and spacing to improve readability.


Tap to draw amazing artwork.
Take doodling to the next dimension by selecting pencils in various colors and thickness; there's no need for paper or pen. Tap Notepad to easily transer the image in your mind to the palm of your hand.

Color White
CPU 1GHz ARM CORTEX-A8 CPU + 800MHz 1080p Full HD VPU + 320MHz Mali 3D GPU
Display 4.8" TFT LCD 800x480, WVGA (16.7M Color)
Capacity 16GB (Flash Memory, NTFS File System)
Size & Weight 128.7mm(W) x 85.2mm(H) x 15.4mm(T) / 207g
Buttons Back, Menu, Home, Search, Power/Hold, Vol +, Vol -
Battery Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery
Playback Time Music: Max 40 hours / Video: Max 10 hours
Battery charging AC Adapter: 3 hours 30 minutes
OS Android
ETC Built-in Speaker, Mic, MicroSD Card Slot, G-Sensor
Frequency Ran 20Hz~20,000Hz
Max Output Left 29mW + Right 29mW (With 16Ω Earphones)
S/N Ratio 95dB
File Format MP3/2/1, WMA, OGG, WAV, ASF, FLAC, APE, M4A
Audio Codec MPEG1 Layer 1/2/3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, PCM, FLAC, Monkey's Audio
Lyrics LDB
Playback Speed 50% - 200% pitch correction
48 Presets (44 Presets + 4 User Presets)
JetEffect 5 EQ: 5 Band Equalizer (EQ Filter)
BBE+: BBE, Mach3Bass, 3D Surround, MP Enhance
Special Effect: Stereo Enhance, Reverb, (9 Modes)
File Format AVI, WMV, ASF, MP4, MKV, MPG, DAT, TS, TP, TRP, 3GP
Video Codec DivX, Xvid, H.264, WMV 9/8/7, MPEG1
Video Resolution Max 1920x1080
Audio Codec MPEG1 Layer 1/2/3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, PCM, FLAC
Color Subtitle SMI, SMIL, SRT, SUB (Text Form)
Multi Audio Playback multiple audio tracks
Playback Speed 50% - 200% pitch correction
Photo Viewer JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Document Viewer TXT supported (No file size limit)
FM Radio Frequency Range: 87.5~108 MHz (KR, US, EU), 76~90 Mhz (JP)
Recording Mic / FM Radio
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, A2DP / AVRCP / OPP
Wireless LAN Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
System Requirement
CPU Pentium III 500MHz or Higher
OS Windows7 / Vista / XP / 2000 : All functions supported
USB Port USB 2.0 High Speed recommended
  • COWON A5
  • Earphones
  • USB Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Quick Guide
  • HDMI Cable (optional)
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What's Included

  • COWON A5
  • Earphones
  • USB Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Quick Guide
  • HDMI Cable (optional)


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