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Subject COWON Introduces High Quality Audio Player 'PLENUE D' offering 100-hours of Playback Date 2015.12.01
COWON System (CEO, Nam Gyu Park, www.cowon.com) announced that the 3rd model of the high quality audio player PLENUE series – PLENUE D – will be launched on December 2nd.
Similar to the preceding PLENUE products, 'PLENUE D' is equipped with the capability to replay high-resolution master audio sources, and it offers 100 hours of playback time and a compact size that fits in a shirt pocket at a shocking price in the range of 200,000 KRW. The introduction of PLENUE D is expected to be sensational in the high quality audio device market. The fact that it has a built-in high-quality 24bit/192kHz Stereo DAC to recreate impeccable HD sound and that it provides a stable product operation environment succeeds its PLENUE predecessors.
The black hairline body that leaves a strong impression and the GOLD/SILVER aluminum cover on the top provides an even more luxurious appearance. The metal head design on the top has been partitioned with precision cutting, and the circular power button is intentionally positioned lower than the main body to prevent accidental disruption that may be caused by external factors. Also, it has been designed for easier control. The product's operation status is easily visible through the sensible LED indicator enveloping the power button.
The face of the product has a 2.8' wide touch screen LCD that provides an intuitive GUI, which offers two types of player skins. It also offers a variety of convenient music playback environments, such as album art features, create playlist, search song library, etc. Play button and Volume buttons are positioned on the side of the device for easy single-hand manipulation, even with the product in the pocket.
'PLENUE D' improved the short playback time of existing portable Hi-Fi devices. It implements highly efficient power conservation design that offers 100 hours of continuous playback time for MP3 formats and 51 hours for 24bit FLAC formats. It also provides a Micro SD card slot for simple storage expansion. The device flawlessly supports various audio formats, including lossless and non-compressed 24bit/192kHz FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, as well as APE, WAV, MP3, etc. It is also equipped with a Gapless feature that provides a smooth transition between tracks. COWON's exclusive world-renowned audio technology JetEffect 5 provides BBE+ and 48 presets to recreate diverse audio qualities through any type of receiver to satisfy any listener's preference.
COWON's CEO Nam Gyu Park said, 'PLENUE D is an innovative product created to provide full benefits of high quality audio devices at an affordable cost' and added, 'We are hoping to see a significant achievement in the high quality audio market based on its attractive price alone, and I hope that more consumers could enjoy the quality of original audio sources through PLENUE D.'
'PLENUE D' will be introduced in Gold and Silver finishing on a black body. The price for a 32GB device is 299,000 KRW.
To celebrate the launching of PLENUE D, luxurious leather case and screen protective film will be given away for all purchasing customers. COWON EH2, Sennheiser IE800, Momentum2, and earphone/headphone package will also be available for purchase.
Meanwhile, a trade-in event will be held on the COWON website to celebrate the product launch. Consumers are eligible to receive up to 80,000 KRW discount on 'PLENUE D' purchase simply by trading in their existing MP3/PMP/mobile phone devices, regardless of manufacturer. Also, students could receive immediate discounts by uploading their test-verification slip.