iAudio U3: First Flash-Based Player w/ FLAC Support.
Cowon who is famous for there iAudio M3 and X5 HD-based players is preparing to release the flashed-based iAudio U3. While the U3 is not currently listed on the US website the Korean ite is showing the U3 with support for MP3, WMA, Ogg, ASF, Xvid Mpeg4 and FLAC (0,1,2). Based on a Babelfish translation there will be a 512, 1 and 2GB models available in Noble White and Platinum Black. The other features are similar to the iAudio family of music players like line -in recording, FM radio, voice recording, etc.
MP3: MPEG 1,2,2.5,3 layer, ~320kbps, ~48khz, mono/stereo
WMA: ~256kbps, ~48khz, mono/stereo
OGG: ~Q10, ~44.1khz, mono/stereo
FLAC: Compression Level 0/1/2, ~44.1khz, mono/stereo
WAV: ~48khz, 16bit, mono/stereo
Xvid Mpeg4 with 160x128 @ 15 fps
JPG, PNG, BMP, TXT
1.2" 160x128 pixels, 260,000 color TFT LCD
20 Hours for Audio
512, 1 and 2GB
31.5 x 72.0 x 18.0 mm