Product Comparison: Cowon Plenue D vs Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen)


General Specifications
Brand
Cowon
Cowon
Model
Plenue D
PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen)
Origin
Korea
Korea
About the Product
The PLENUE D is small and light, yet its powerful performance is capable of faithfully reproducing original studio sound anytime anywhere.
Cowon Plenue D (PD) High Resolution 32GB Music Player with microSD Expansion Slot Cowon wanted more people to experience the beautiful sound of the PLENUE series. So they set out on a mission to share the pleasure of listening to music in perfect high resolution sound on mid-range PLENUE device while retaining all the benefits of portable Hi-Fi audio.
Key Specs
Memory
32 GB
64 GB
Display
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
No
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Cowon Plenue D High Resolution 32GB Music Player with microSD Expansion Slot Colour SILVER
  • It is what it is, a music player, no nonsense camera, internet, apps, it is an MP3 player and it does that well.
  • This player has huge storage, 100 hours battery life and great sound.
  • Now we have an excellent touch screen, 10 easy to use playlists, small size and superb build quality.
  • Good touch screen response, small shirt pocket sized, 51 to 100 hrs battery life.
  • Dragging music files to both the inbuilt 32GB storage and the microSD card is simplicity itself. Each shows up as a separate disc drive: store the files on whichever you wish.
Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen) with 2.5mm Balanced Output - SILVER
  • Sound quality - superb - I listen to classical music on it through Bose noise cancelling earphones.
  • This player has huge storage, 100 hours battery life and great sound.
  • Brilliant sound quality, easy to load music onto. Good options to change the sound by using the different equalizer options.
  • Great piece of equipment with a quality feel, not cheap but well worth it if you want to listen to quality sound on the move in my opinion.
  • If you love music and want near perfect sound quality at a reasonable price then this player is for you.
Size & Weight
Color
Silver
Silver
Height
3.0 in.
3.1 in.
Width
2.1 in.
2.1 in.
Depth
0.6 in.
0.58 in.
Weight
3.3 oz.
3.42 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Cowon Plenue D High Resolution 32GB Music Player with microSD Expansion Slot Colour SILVER
  • Excellent product in all the right ways. Physical quality is excellent
  • The player feels great in the hand and sounds out of this world with Hi Res tracks. Highly recommended.
  • Excellent sound, easy to use and very portable.
  • This unit is so much smaller than the old one so easier to carry around.
  • Brilliant sound from this Cowon. Sturdy design.
Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen) with 2.5mm Balanced Output - SILVER
  • Good soud, nice and small easily fits in pocket, easy to install music.
  • Excellent sound, easy to use and very portable. I bought an additional memory 64gb card to boost the memory.
  • An excellent device that is compact in size and not heavy, I recommend.
  • It is convenient to carry, does not take up much space and is very light for everyone.
  • I am very satisfied, amazing sound and very light, perfect size.
Features
Supported Audio Formats
MP3, OGG, WMA, AIFF, ALAC, APE Fast, APE High, APE Normal, FLAC, WAV
MP3, WAV, AIFF, DFF, WMA, FLAC, DSF, ALAC, SACD, OGG, APE
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Yes
Input(s)
3.5mm Jack, USB port
Balanced Out, 3.5mm Jack, USB port
Usability
2.8” Wide Angle Touch LCD (240x320)
2.8" LCD (320x240) touchscreen
Voice Recorder
No
No
Video Playback
No
No
Bluetooth Enabled
No
No
Extras
Multi-Favorites and Quick Search, Intuitive GUI, JetEffect 5, Built-in clock, 5-band equalizer
JetEffect 5, BBE+, Support up to 192GB memory, 140 Levels Volume Control, 11-Step Playback Speed Adjustment
What customers say about "Features"
Cowon Plenue D High Resolution 32GB Music Player with microSD Expansion Slot Colour SILVER
  • It has an easy UI (User Interface) which generally easy to use; one does not need to look at the manual -- it's easy to work out.
  • What you get is good detailed sound, providing good detail for each musical element with good separation, lovely sound smoothness and great battery life.
  • The second I got the player I fell in love with it. The sound quality and the equlizer options, omg!
  • There are basically endless options for altering your experience through equalizer presets or just by setting up your own presets (4 available slots).
  • You can just drag and drop your music no silly programs needed.
Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen) with 2.5mm Balanced Output - SILVER
  • User interface - no problems, but if you have large clumsy fingers like me, you will need to use a stylus touch pen.
  • Adding a Micro SD card - I added a 64 GB card - formatted it using Windows and it didn't work, so downloaded the formatting software recommended by Cowon and that worked perfectly.
  • All the things that I disliked about the X9 have been corrected. Now we have an excellent touch screen, 10 easy to use playlists, small size and superb build quality.
  • I'm finding user interface awkward, maybe because I've been using a Zen for last 10 years, maybe because I'm old and not very good with modern gadgets.
  • Interface is a joke, probably faulty, almost uncontrollable sometimes, it keeps jumping between screens, functions tapped uncontrollably, a real nightmare...
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB cable
Micro USB cable, Leather Case
Power
Battery Life
100 hours
30 hours

Cowon Plenue D

Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen)

What customers say about "Power"
Cowon Plenue D High Resolution 32GB Music Player with microSD Expansion Slot Colour SILVER
  • Battery life is great. The device feels really robust.
  • Excellent sound quality, exceptional battery, lasts all week on one charge.
  • Battery life is outstanding. Despite listening to lossless files about 2-3 hours a day I only need to recharge about once a month!
  • The most impressive thing though is the quite amazing battery life. By far the best battery life of any similar product I've known.
  • The battery is phwoar. I've messed with this thing constantly for 24 hours and the icon hasn't gone down a jot.
Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen) with 2.5mm Balanced Output - SILVER
  • What you get is good detailed sound, providing good detail for each musical element with good separation, lovely sound smoothness and great battery life.
  • Cowon seemed to be the most logical choice at that time, as I favoured music quality and long battery life over all, and none of the big names had all the components I wanted in one player.
  • Battery life is great. The device feels really robust. Pretty design!
  • Handsome piece of portable technology to listen to mp3 or even better. Life long battery and intuitive menus.
  • Battery life is outstanding. Despite listening to lossless files about 2-3 hours a day I only need to recharge about once a month!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE

Cowon Plenue D

Cowon PD2 (Plenue D 2nd Gen)

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