updated 04:50 pm EST, Tue November 3, 2009
Cowon iAudio 9 coming to US in 8GB, 16GB sizes
Cowon has priced its iAudio 9 portable digital media player and confirmed the device is coming to the US within a week. The first versions of the devices will be available only in black, with an 8GB capacity and 16GB version. The device will sport a 2-inch color screen with a 320x240 resolution and a capacitive touch strip for navigation, as well as Cowon's well-reputed sound processing technology.
The iAudio 9 will support MP3, FLAC, Ogg, WAV, APE and WME audio files, along with XviD and WMV videos. The device will be capable of outputting composite videos through a cable and has Flash Lite support for games. There is an integrated FM radio, a text reader, photo viewer and voice recorder. Battery life is rated at 29 hours for audio playback, and seven hours of video.
The 8GB iAudio 9 will cost $129, while the 16GB version will be priced at $169. [via CNET]