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Creative Introduces Pure Wireless Portability with the ZEN Style M300 – Featuring Bluetooth Wireless Music Playback and an Ultra-Compact Design

Stylish Music, Photo and Video Player Features microSD Card Slot and 1.45” Screen with Touch Buttons

SINGAPORE – 5 May 2011 – Creative Technology Ltd today announced the launch of the Creative ZEN Style M300 music, photo and video player with Bluetooth wireless audio playback. Just 55 x 44 x 12 mm in size, the Creative ZEN Style M300 is packed with features including a microSD card slot and 1.45” TFT screen with Touch Buttons, and it is priced from only S$79.00.

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Key Features of the Creative ZEN Style M300

  • Wireless Connectivity with Bluetooth 2.1

    • This allows users to enjoy music from the player wirelessly from all compatible stereo Bluetooth Creative ZEN Style M300 headphones such as the Creative WP-Series, which includes the ultra affordable Creative WP-250, and Bluetooth speakers such as the all new ZiiSound Dx Series and Creative D80, as well as Creative’s existing line-up of wireless speakers
       
  • Additional Space for Music with microSD Card Slot

    • Users can add up to 32GB* of music on top of the player’s built-in memory
       
  • Touch Buttons

    • The player’s touch sensitive control buttons let users navigate through the player’s menus easily and comfortably
       
  • FM Radio

    • The built-in FM Radio lets users add up to 32 preset stations


The Creative ZEN Style M100 was also launched today, offering the great design and features of the ZEN Style M series of players without Bluetooth connectivity and FM Radio. Both the Creative ZEN Style M300 and Creative ZEN Style M100 feature Audible support, giving users the option of enjoying a wide range of audio content that includes books of all genres. Both players also come pre-installed with a complete edition of Alyson Noël’s Evermore, the first book in her thrilling Immortals series.


Technical Specifications of the Creative ZEN Style M Series of Players

Creative ZEN Style M300 Portable Media Player

  • Display: 1.45" TFT (262K colours)
  • Capacity: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 wireless technology (supports A2DP & AVRCP)
  • FM Radio function with 32 preset stations
  • Battery Life: Up to 20 hours (based on128kpbs, 4mins/song, MP3 file)
  • Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WMA (DRM9),WAV (IMA-ADPCM),
  • Audible Format 4, Audible AAX
  • Supported Picture Formats: JPEG
  • Supported Video Formats: Transcoded SMV (requires respective codec pre-installed on PC)
  • Built-in microphone for voice recording
  • Additional feature: Clock display


Creative ZEN Style M100 Portable Media Player

  • Display: 1.45" TFT (262K colours)
  • Capacity: 4GB, 8GB
  • Battery Life: Up to 20 hours (based on128kpbs, 4mins/song, MP3 file)
  • Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WMA (DRM9),WAV (IMA-ADPCM),
  • Audible Format 4, Audible AAX
  • Supported Picture Formats: JPEG
  • Supported Video Formats: Transcoded SMV (requires respective codec pre-installed on PC)
  • Built-in microphone for voice recording
  • Additional feature: Clock display

* 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. Available capacity will be less. Reported capacity will vary.


Pricing and Availability

The Creative ZEN Style M300 portable media players will be available at The CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square, the online store at sg.store.creative.com and authorised dealers in Singapore from mid June 2011 onwards at the following suggested retail prices:

Creative ZEN Style M300 4GB: S$79.00

Creative ZEN Style M300 8GB: S$89.00 

Creative ZEN Style M300 16GB**: S$129.00


The Creative ZEN Style M100 portable media players will be available at The CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square, and the online store at sg.store.creative.com from mid June 2011 onwards at the following suggested retail prices:

Creative ZEN Style M100 4GB: S$59.00

Creative ZEN Style M100 8GB: S$69.00

** Only available at The CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square, and the online store at sg.store.creative.com.