Technical specifications

Flash-based digital audio player/radio

The basics

Functions: radio, voice recorder, photo playback, video playback
Dimensions: 83x11x55mm
Weight: 65g
Colour: black
PC Interface Supported: Hi-Speed USB
Capacity: 4GB
Digital Storage Media: Flash memory - integrated
Sound Output Mode: Stereo
Equaliser: yes
Digital Video Playback: yes
Digital Photo Playback: yes
Supported Digital Photo Standards: JPEG
Built-in clock: yes, alarm
Features: Volume limiter, Bass Boost, calendar, voice recording, USB 2.0 compatibility, built-in organizer, Microsoft Outlook synchronization


Built-in Display: TFT - colour
Colour Depth: 16,777,217 colour
Resolution: 320 x 240
Diagonal Size: 2.5in


Equaliser: five-band
Equaliser Factory Presets: Disco, NewAge, Acoustical, Rock, Jazz, Pop, Classic, Vocal
Equaliser Factory Preset Qty: 8
Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, Audible, MP3, ADPCM
Supported Digital Video Standards: M-JPEG, XviD, MPEG-4, WMV, DivX
Playback Modes: Playlist
Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 97 dB
Digital FM radio tuner
32 preset stations
Connectivity Technology: wired
Sound Output Mode: Stereo
Type Microphone: built-in
Microphone Operation Mode: mono

Connectivity and storage

Connector Type: 1 x headphones ¦ 1 x Hi-Speed USB
Slot Provided: 1 x SD Memory Card
Cables Included: 1 x USB cable


Software: Drivers & Utilities, Creative Media Explorer, Creative ZENcast Organizer


Player: rechargeable - Lithium Ion
Battery Enclosure Type: Integrated
Included Qty: 1
Battery Life Details: Digital playback Lithium Ion - up to 25 hour(s) ¦ Video playback - Lithium Ion - up to 5 hour(s)

Requirements and support

OS Required: Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Peripheral / Interface Devices: CD-ROM, USB port
System Requirements Details: Windows XP SP2 - HD 130 MB ¦ Windows Vista - HD 130 MB
Service & Support: 1-year warranty
Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year


Creative Zen 4GB: Specs

  • Portable audio/video player
  • 4GB capacity
  • 2.5in LCD screen (up to 16.7 million colours)
  • supports AAC/MP3/WMA/WAVE
  • Audible
  • WMV/DivX/XviD 320x240 video playback
  • battery life 25 hours (audio)
  • 5 hours (video)
  • built-in FM radio and microphone
  • SD/SDHC card slot
  • 1 year limited hardware warranty
  • 83x12x55mm
  • 65g