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Creative Introduces MuVo Vidz Portable Video Player
Portable Audio/Video Players | Just Announced
Wed 31 Aug 2005



SINGAPORE,  August 31, 2005 – Creative Technology announced its smallest music video player to date – the MuVo Vidz, available in 512MB and 1GB measuring a mere 32 x 66 x 15.7 mm and weighs only 33g. Despite its diminutive size, this player packs a punch!

Creative MuVo Vidz is one of the trendiest player supporting music video playback and photo viewing. The player is equipped with a high-quality 65K color OLED display for music video playback as well as photo viewing, and supports up to 10 hours of continuous playing time for music tracks.

As a versatile portable music video player, the MuVo Vidz accepts a wide range of formats. It can save and play WMA/MP3 files, video in MPEG-4 format as well as displaying JPG images on its colour display.

The player boasts a direct line-in recording that allows users to convert music from CDs, cassettes and radio into MP3 files without a PC. The player also includes a built-in FM radio with 20 presets options, and FM recording as well as 4 EQ presets (Classic, Pop, Rock and Jazz) plus 1 custom EQ, for enhance audio playback.

In addition, the MuVo Vidz is able to record voice and save them in the high quality MP3 format. Users also have the choice of setting the Variable Bit Rate (VBR) which adjusts the recording quality for more efficient use of memory by configuring the voice or line-in recording bit rate according to the particular time requirements and location conditions.

The MuVo Vidz also supports M3U playlist which can be played consecutively in Winamp and Window Media.

With the built-in rechargeable lithium polymer battery, there is also no need to purchase a separate battery as the same battery can be easily recharged using any PC’s USB socket.

Pricing and Availability

The new 512MB MuVo Vidz has an estimated street price of S$259.00 and the 1GB model is priced at S$349.00. Both models will be available in September 2005. The standard package includes a Necklace type earphone, Software Installation CD, User Guide, USB Cable, Line-In Cable and Carrying Case. For more information about Creative’s complete line of MP3 and multimedia players, visit www.asia.creative.com.