Creative's Zen Vision - a 30GB Portable Media Player

Posted on Friday, Jun 10 2005 @ 10:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Creative will soon introduce a new portable media player, the Creative Zen Vision. Recently the company already introduced the Neeon and the Zen. The company hasn't announced this new device yet but it can already be found on the websites of some online retailers.
Creative Zen Vision


Compared to Creative's current portable media player, the PMC-120, the new Zen Vision looks a bit better. It's more compact and weights less. The new Zen Vision features a 1.8-inch 30GB hard drive and a 3.7-inch LCD display. It supports MP3, WMA and WAV audio files and MPEG4, WMV, DivX and XviD video files. Here's a look at the specifications of the Creative Zen Vision:
  • Capacity Size: 30GB HDD, 1.8-inch
  • Built-in Compact Flash slot
  • Audio Formats Supported: MP3, WMA, and WAV
  • FM Radio: Yes, Internal
  • Enhanced Sound: 8 Preset EQ
  • Voice Recording: Yes, Direct Encoding: No, FM Radio Recording: No
  • Video formats Supported: MPEG4, WMV, DivX, XviD
  • Picture support (JPEG & TIFF)
  • Display: 640x480 pixels 64,000 Colour 3.7-inch TFT-LCD Display
  • Interface Type: Buttons, multi-directional control
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Backwards Compatible)
  • Internal Microphone: Yes
  • Battery: Internal Lithium-Ion Rechargeable
  • Battery Replacement: User Removable,. Rechargeable: power point or USB
  • Unit Dimensions: 124.2 x 74.4mm x 20.1mm
  • Unit Weight: 232 Grams (with battery)


The Creative Zen Vision will likely be launched at the end of the month and will cost about $699.

Source: DAP Review


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