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iPod nano-rivalling Zen Wav coming?

updated 03:05 pm EDT, Fri May 18, 2007

Creative Zen Wav Leak

Creative is about to make another attempt at upsetting Apple in the mid-range flash player business, as shown by a photo snapped at a Singapore retail shop. The Zen Wav will have a smooth, rounded metallic (or metal-like) shell similar to the iPod nano. By using the small directional pad borrowed from the Zen V line, however, the company will integrate a pair of speakers to provide public listening without a speaker dock. Also divulged in the leak is a 1.5-inch screen for displaying photos and videos, an FM radio, and recording for either its voice microphone or a direct line-in jack.

The Zen Wav is known to come in at least model, which will hold 2GB of storage and sell for the equivalent of $117 when it launches in Creative's Singapore homeland a week from today, on May 25th. Higher-capacity models and the possibility of different colors wasn't included with the solitary photo, though a North American release is likely sometime afterwards. [via Anything But iPod]



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  1. rtbarry

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    go ahead...

    ...someone say "iPod Killer". i dare you.

  1. fishtech

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    intergrated speakers

    you just know those speakers will sound sooooo good.

  1. eldarkus

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    re: go ahead...

    HAHAHAHAHAHHA!!!

  1. FastAMX79

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    re: go ahead...

    I was VERY surprised the term 'ipod killer' wasn't used this time. It has to be first doesn't it?

  1. dezinewiz

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    Yawn!

    Once again, a years late, and millions of dollars short.

    Bad stupid P.C. centric world - bad!

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