Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Creative Introduces the Zen Vision
Posted on 5-Aug-2005 12:00. | Tags Filed under: News.

Creative Introduces the Zen Vision
Creative Technology Ltd. has announced the Zen Vision MP3 player with a 3.7-inch SharpPix high-resolution 640x480 262,144-color screen for photo viewing and digital video playback.

The new model features a transflective screen that provides excellent image and video quality even in bright sunlit conditions. With 30GB (gigabytes) storage capacity, the Zen Vision carries up to 15,000 songs, tens of thousands of photos, or up to 120 hours of video. Available in either pearl white or black, the Zen Vision measures 4.9 by 2.9 by .8 inches and weighs only 8.4 ounces. The company says the suggested price in the USA is US$399.99.

USers will be able to download songs from Internet music stores such as Napster, MSN Music and Music Now. The Zen Vision also supports music subscription services such as Yahoo! Music Unlimited and Napster to Go. The player also includes a built-in FM radio with 32 preset options, and FM recording.

A convenient Plug&View slot on the side of the player supports both Compact Flash Type I and Type II media. An optional Compact Flash Adapter plugs directly into the Compact Flash slot to accept the most popular memory card types including SmartMedia, MultiMedia Card and Secure Digital, 17 variations in all.

For video, the Zen Vision supports a selection of video formats, including MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Simple Profile formats such as DivX and Xvid, WMV, and MJPEG. The Zen Vision also supports TiVoToGo, for viewing of TV content recorded on a TiVo personal video recorder, and digitized home movies transferred from the PC.

The removable rechargeable battery provides up to 4.5 hours of video playback, and up to 120 hours of video can be stored on the player.

In addition to these features, user will find a built-in microphone, an organizer with calendar, tasks and contact lists with the ability to sync with Microsoft Outlook. It also includes an alarm-clock that allows the user to select what songs to use as a alarm.

Parts of hte 30GB storage space can be used as a removable disk space for use with personal computers.

comments powered by Disqus

Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

WiFi and 3G/4G controlled Wall Switches
Created by maxeon, last reply by wbx0838 on 26-Oct-2016 17:46 (21 replies)
Pages... 2

RNZAF Boeing 757 breaks down when carrying PM. RNZAF must have an atrocious dispatch reliability figure.
Created by amiga500, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Oct-2016 12:15 (80 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6

Gigabit cable now available
Created by sub, last reply by morat on 27-Oct-2016 11:48 (133 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9

Is it me, or have Trade Me prices increased?!
Created by Geektastic, last reply by tripp on 27-Oct-2016 11:13 (31 replies)
Pages... 2 3

Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by JeremyNzl on 26-Oct-2016 19:35 (1201 replies)
Pages... 79 80 81

Sugar In Food
Created by Geektastic, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Oct-2016 12:01 (24 replies)
Pages... 2

Sony XZ Owners discussion
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 27-Oct-2016 09:03 (115 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8

Working for Spark - Customer support / Contact Centre
Created by goodfox, last reply by Wheelbarrow01 on 27-Oct-2016 08:41 (20 replies)
Pages... 2