Gift Tip 68: Creative Zen X-Fi 2 Touchscreen Media Player

Posted: Dec 7 2009, 9:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:07pm CDT , in Holiday Gift Guide


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The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 is the first-ever touch screen digital media player from Creative. This 8 GB player offers plenty of space for your music and movies. No buttons are involved; simply let your fingers work their magic across the screen and gain access to all the player’s features instantly. The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 is a second-generation device that adds touch screen and TV-out capability to the already solid X-Fi foundation.

The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 is 4 inches long by 2.2 inches wide by 0.4 inch deep and weighs only 6.4 ounces. It has a built in speaker for superior listening experience. The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 restores the quality of compressed music with award-winning X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity Audio technology. You'll feel as if you are listening to your music through a pair of high-end speakers. The new touch screen features a 3-inch, touch-sensitive, TFT LCD capable of displaying up to 262,000 colors. The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 carries over the excellent icon-based menu that makes this player stand out among the rest.

The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 also includes a micro SD card slot for memory expansion and a 4-pole 3.5 mm jack to support earphones and AV cable. The following formats are supported: Audio: MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-DRM9, WAV, Audible, FLAC (Lossless), Video: WMV9, MPEG 1/2/4-SP (Simple Profile), MJPEG, Photo: JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, and PNG (conversion to jpeg by s/w). Album art is also supported. Included with the Creative Zen X-Fi 2 are a quick start leaflet, EP-630 earphones (in-ear) and a USB cable.

Great Gift For
The Creative Zen X-Fi 2 is the ideal gift for those who want a feature-laden portable MP3 and Video Player, but not an Apple iPod.

Price and Where to Buy
The 8GB Creative Zen X-Fi 2 is selling for $89.99 on

This gift tip is part of the I4U News Top 100 Holiday Gift Guide. Find many more tech gift recommendations across 10 categories and shopping tips here.

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