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Creative is offering their new PMPs, the ZEN M300. Price at $40 to $90 these tiny MP3/Video players have Bluetooth support and a micro-SD slot and FM radio. They come in 4, 8, and 16GB sizes and they come in black, white, red or yellow. The M100 is exactly the same but without Bluetooth.

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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

Milpitas, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 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 $39.99.

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 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.

Creative ZEN Style M300 and Creative ZEN Style M100 are available in a choice of four colors: black, white, red or yellow.

Technical Specifications of the Creative ZEN Style M Series of Players

Creative ZEN Style M300 Portable Media Player
Display: 1.45″ TFT (262K colors)
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 colors)
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 and Creative ZEN Style M100 portable media players will be available at the online store at http://www.creative.com/shop from June 2011 onwards at the following suggested retail prices:

Creative ZEN Style M300 4GB $49.99
Creative ZEN Style M300 8GB $69.99
Creative ZEN Style M300 16GB$89.99
Creative ZEN Style M100 4GB $39.99
Creative ZEN Style M100 8GB $59.99

For in-store availability, please refer to local authorized dealers.

For more information about the Creative ZEN Style M300 and Creative ZEN Style M100 portable media players, please visit http://www.creative.com/purewireless.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative’s innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment – anytime, anywhere.

This announcement relates to products launched in Europe. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. ZEN and Sound Blaster are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.