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Old 09-02-2009, 01:42 PM
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Default Creative Zen X-Fi2 - Memory Card Still Not Integrated

If you watch the UI demo you will see that the memory card slot works just like the other Zen players. It is only used for transferring content from the microSD to the main memory. This means the microSD slot is useless for expanding your memory.

Memory not being integrated was the single thing that uses complained about the most. Why isnt this fixed yet?
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The Engadget piece said this was just a stop-gap player.. Still, I'd have expected this to be fixed.
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Old 09-02-2009, 01:46 PM
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So it's a touchscreen version of last year's player. Pass.
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If you watch the UI demo you will see that the memory card slot works just like the other Zen players. It is only used for transferring content from the microSD to the main memory. This means the microSD slot is useless for expanding your memory.

Memory not being integrated was the single thing that uses complained about the most. Why isnt this fixed yet?
A most epic fail, I would say.
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The UI seems boring and unresponsive.
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The Engadget piece said this was just a stop-gap player.. Still, I'd have expected this to be fixed.
Stopgap meaning its the player in between to their last player and the future released Zii.

It wasn't fixed though the life cycle of the Zen Vision W, Zen, nor the Zen X-Fi, doubtful its going to be fixed on #2.
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Creative should just give up...they aren't even trying anymore...
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My god, they have really kicked the bucket this time. This is pretty pathetic :/

Cant they hire some of those Chinese guys that make much better "MP4" players for much less money or something? I mean this looks like its struggling to compete against even their own last generation player.

Ugh, could barely watch that thing, with that 15 second clip of music being played over and over and over...
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CREATIVE - DOA!!!!
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18bit (256k color) TFT screen in late 2009. Oh brother... earth to Creative, we have had 24bit (16m) color AMOLED screens for quite a while now.
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RIP Creative...we hardly knew ye
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It's like they just keep throwing the same player rebranded with 1 different feature and throw it at the market to make themselves seem relevant...
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At least it's cheap
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At least it's cheap
A few $$$ more and you can get a FULL FEATURED S9. Another letdown from our pals @Creative, the uncreative corporation.
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$230 for the 32GB model, $180 for the 16GB and $130 for the 8GB

the price is not cheap...

only a stupid will buy this player
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If I was a billionaire I would do a hostile takeover of the company and try to restore their status back to where it was when the ZVM was released. However, I am far from a billionaire.
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Well, I might pick 1 up in the future IF I see it at a discount price for the 32gb model. Under $200USD for a 32gb player w/good (I hope???) SQ is hard to pass up you know,.................
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Well, with exchange rates, the X-Fi2 is cheaper than the iPod Nano here [Australia], so I think I'm well justified in saying "at least it's cheap".
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Will they ever learn?

I would have preferred the UI to be similar in layout to the old one, as its by far the best i've ever used. Why is it only an 18 bit screen?? The previous model had 16.7 million colours, and now they've made it worse!?!? It's sad to see that once again they just ignore feedback from buyers and have messed up memory card integration. This is not a step in the right direction for Creative. It's a step sideways.
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Sad....
At least they still make good sound cards and speakers.
Maybe they have something up their sleeve and are just using this as a distraction.

Wow, it's even worse than the P3's interface in terms of smoothness.
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