Creative Zen Mozaic Video
Creative Zen Mozaic Video Transcript
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>> Hi. I'm Jasmine France, senior associate editor for CNET.com, and I'm here today the Creative Zen Mosaic. And I think this player is just adorable, though I can see how some people might be turned off by the design. But, as you can see, it has kind of a mosaic tile design on the front, and it makes the controls blend in. And it just is kind of a cute and fun design that they went with. This is a follow-up to the Creative Zen V Plus. It doesn't have a whole lot of new feathers for the Creative line. It has, you know, FM radio. You can play video, photos. One of the coolest ones is how customizable the interface is, which is one of Creative's great features on the Zen players. All that kind of fun stuff. The Mosaic is a little larger than the Zen V line. It's a little longer. It has a bigger screen, which is nice. You have a full array of controls here. There's actually nine individual buttons. There's a short cut button, a contextual menu button, the basic five-way control pad, back, play, pause. All the stuff you'd want to find on an MP3 player. A couple things about this player that might be a problem for some users is that the control pad can be a little difficult to use because they're so close-set together. The other thing that's a bit of pain is that you must run all videos through Creative software in order to get them onto the player. Other than that, we're really liking this as a budget option. It's an excellent, excellent price point. You have the two-gigabyte version for 59.99, and a four-gigabyte version for 79.99. They're also coming out with an eight-gigabyte version down the line. It also comes in a couple of different colors. You have the silver version here, a black version here, and then a pink version, which I don't have one me. So you have a couple options for your style or your taste. If you're looking for a good sounding, great value of a player, the Creative Zen Mosaic is an excellent option. I'm Jasmine France, and this has bee the Creative Zen Mosaic. ^M00:01:42 [ Music ]
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