Creative launches new Zen Microphoto portable multimedia player

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    <img src="" align="right">Following is the press info on Creative’s eagerly awaited ‘Zen Microphoto’ portable multimedia player…</P><P>”Creative, the worldwide leader in digital entertainment products for the personal computer and the Internet, announces first shipments of the new Zen MicroPhoto. This MP3 player for music and photos, which is optimised for Windows XP and Windows Media Player 10, stores thousands of images or up to 4,000 songs* on its 8GB hard disk, enabling people to enjoy their favourite music or share photos with friends. Winner of ‘Best of CES’ for 2005 in the ‘Audio to Go’ category, it’s a player that’s made to fit in the hand, with a solid construction designed to withstand the rigours of day-to-day life. It’s also exceptionally easy to control, thanks to its Vertical Touch Pad. It features a built-in FM radio for extra entertainment on the move, while the rechargeable and removable battery offers playtimes up to 15 hours.</p><P>The Zen MicroPhoto has an advanced organic LED (OLED) screen that’s capable of displaying over 260,000 colours. Its wide angle of vision enables groups of people to enjoy an image, while its superior brightness and high resolution ensure optimum quality. </P><P>“With its enhanced feature set, the Zen MicroPhoto we are now shipping has a specification that’s better than the prototype that was presented earlier and won ‘Best of CES’,” comments Geraldine De Bonis, European Business Manager for MP3 Players with Creative. “With its stylish metallised finish in ten bright colours, advanced technical features and brilliant performance with photos as well as music, it’s an exciting addition to the Zen Micro family, which now includes the original MP3 player with 6GB storage and the new Zen MicroPhoto with 8GB.”</P><P>Zen MicroPhoto at a glance:<br>* Advanced, high-definition 1.5-inch OLED screen displays up to 262,144 ultra-clear colours for incredible photo detail.<br>* 8GB hard disk stores thousands of images or up to 4,000 songs.*<br>* Easy, comfortable one-hand control via intuitive Vertical Touch Pad and friendly graphical interface.<br>* Removable, rechargeable battery supports up to 15 hours entertainment.<br>* Built-in FM radio and microphone for added entertainment choices and recording notes or meetings.<br>* Optimised for Windows XP and Windows Media Player 10. Supports Digital Rights Management technologies and Media Transport Protocol.</P><P>Pricing and availability<br>*For stockists and availability see: <A HREF="" TARGET="_blank"></A>, price: SRP £199.99

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