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Creative refreshes its ZEN line-up of portable media players

Implements X-Fi tech into 2.4-inch model
By: Steve Dougherty | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Apr 9, 2010 10:36 am

Creative's ZEN line-up of products has just been refreshed with a couple new media players dubbed the ZEN X-Fi Syle and ZEN Style portable.


Both units are good for music and video playback on the go with capacities ranging from 8GB to 32GB.




The ZEN X-Fi Style uses a 2.4-inch sized LCD with a resolution of 320x240. As well as giving audio and video playback functions, it has an FM radio feature, built-in speakers, USB connectivity, video output and battery life of up to 25 hours audio / 5 hours video playback. As the name denotes, it also sports Creative's X-Fi technology for improved audio quality. Dimensions of the unit are 83.6 x 48.7 x 11.7 mm with a weight of just 56 grams.




Shifting focus to the ZEN Style Portable series; the ZEN Style 100 and ZEN Style 300 can be purchased in capacities of 4, 8 and 16GB and features a 1.8-inch TFT displaying a resolution of 128x160. These units measure 79.5 x 40 x 13.6 mm and includes such features as an alarm clock, calendar, voice recorder and has a battery life of up to 32 hrs (audio). The difference between the ZEN Style 100 and 300 is that the 300 includes an FM radio feature and built-in speaker.


The fully decked out ZEN X-Fi Style can be purchased from €79.99 to €179.99, depending on what capacity you want, whilst the smaller Style 100 and Style 300 players range from €39.99 / €79.99 and €49.99 / €89.99 respectively.



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