Creative Zen Stone Plus and Zen Stone with Speakers launched

Creative Zen Players Zen Stone and Zen Stone Plus are now equipped with built-in speakers. These players with built-in speakers will now be available in the UK market from March 1. Creative had announced to add the new feature at CES 2008 but had not started shipping until now.

With the addition of the speakers, Creative has turned its MP3 players into micro-boomboxes. It will allow users to share music with friends and relatives while on the go.

Some of the other features of the Creative Zen Stone Plus are:

  • Display: 64 x 64 blue OLED display
  • Size: 55.6 x 35.4 x 12.8 mm
  • Weight: 21g
  • FM: 32 preset stations
  • Connectivity: USB 1.1/ 2.0
  • Audio Support: MP3, WMA, Audible, WAV (IMA-ADPCM 8kHz, 4-bit mono)

The Zen Stone and Zen Stone Plus with built-in speakers will feature 2GB and 4GB capacity starting at a price of £30.

The range of the Creative players with speakers includes as much as four colors- Blue, Pink, Grey and Black.

Finally, the pricing information – the Stone will be available in 2GB for £30. While the Stone Plus in 2GB with speaker will carry a price tag of £38. And the Stone Plus in 4GB can be purchased at £50.