Creative ZEN X-Fi2 Touchscreen Media Player Launched

Creative has launched in India its new Creative Zen X-Fi2 personal media player that sports a large 3-inch wide touchscreen display allowing access to all the features of the gadget using finger slide on the screen and offers supports for several audio and video file formats.

creative-zen-x-fi2-mp3-playerThe Creative Zen X-Fi2 sports a beautiful 3-inch, 256K color capable, touch-sensitive LCD display having 400 x 240 pixels resolution offering a intuitive interface allowing all the functionality of iPod and better sound quality.

The PMP comes with EP-630 in-ear earphones with 3 different ear tip sizes, that block out external noise to deliver clearer music.

Creative Zen X-Fi2 portable media media player sports sleek compact design with option for funky colors covers and it comes in three storage capacities viz. 8GB, 16GB and 32GB and it also sports microSD memory slot for expandable memory.

Offering customisable shortcut button for one-touch access to key features, the 8GB version of Creative Zen X-Fi2 media player typically allows up to 4,000 WMAs at 64kbps  or up to 2,000 MP3 at 128kbps.

In addition, it allows recording important speeches or whatever you fancy with the integrated voice recorder.

The audio media player supports MP3, WMA (DRM9), WAV (IMA-ADPCM) Audible, AAC, and much desired Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) audio file formats to deliver audio without compromising on its original quality and this portable digital player also sports built-in equaliser presets offering Rock, Jazz, and Classic settings.

The gadget also offers video media player that supports WMV9, MPEG4-SP, DivX and XviD video file formats. The gadget also offer still pictures viewing/browsing supporting most of the popular formats such as JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, and PNG.

Besides supporting normal audio files, the Creative Zen X-Fi2 also offers X-Fi technology that is available for stored movie playback and FM Radio. The adjustable X-Fi Crystalizer allows intelligently restores detail lost during normal audio file compression with just one touch and with X-Fi Expand technology users can experience the most acoustically natural sound staging in headphone audio available from a media player.

The Creative Zen X-Fi2 is also equipped with TV-out port for connecting the device to home TV and the gadget  also feature support for RSS feed but in offline mode.  Just sync the player via the USB wired connection and download RSS feeds from your computer/laptop to read them in ZEN X-Fi2 on-the-go.

Creative Zen X-Fi2 media player is available in several color shades including black, white, green, blue, red, and pink and it also features built-in stereo FM radio with offers auto-tuning facility and 32 preset station memory. The device does not allow recording from FM radio.

Sporting USB v1.1/v2.0 port (miniUSB Type-B) for wired connection to PC, the Creative Zen X-Fi2 touchscreen media player’s other features includes built-in microphone for voice recording, built-in clock, timer, and stopwatch, upgradeable firmware and 3.5 mm (1/8 inch) stereo minijack for headphone with 5 – 7 mW per channel output.

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Creative Zen X-Fi2 media player comes with rechargeable Li-Ion Polymer battery which offers upto 25 hours of continuous music playback or upto 5 hours of video playback.

Creative ZEN X-Fi2 Touchscreen Media Player Features

  • Digital portable media player (PMP)
  • Capacity: 8 GB, 16GB and 32-GB
  • 3-inch, 262K color capable TFT Touchscreen LCD display, 400 x 240 pixels resolution
  • microSD memory card slot
  • Audio media player supports MP3, WMA (DRM9), WAV (IMA-ADPCM) Audible, AAC, FLAC
  • Video media player supports WMV9, MPEG4-SP, DivX and XviD
  • Photo format supports JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, PNG
  • Built-in speakers
  • Video out port
  • X-Fi audio enhancement
  • Voice recording
  • Built-in clock, timer, and stopwatch
  • Built-in FM Radio tuner, 32 preset stations memory
  • Built-in Microphone, mono
  • Offline RSS reader, Sync via PC
  • USB v1.1/v2.0 port (miniUSB Type-B)
  • Voice recording
  • Upgradeable firmware
  • Stereo 3.5 mm jack for headphone
  • Organizer: Clock, Alarm, Calendar, Contacts
  • Customisable Shortcut button for one-touch access to key features
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Polymer battery, 25 hours of continuous music playback, upto 5 hours of video playback
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 102 x 57 x 11.6 mm
  • Weight: 75 gms

The Creative Zen X-Fi2 Touchscreen capable personal media player is available in India with creative’s EP-630 in-ear headphone in three different capacities viz. 8-GB for Rs. 7,000, 16-GB for Rs. 9,500 and 32-GB capacity for Rs. 12,000 with one year warranty. Visit in.creative.com for more details.