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Creative Launches New TravelSound for iPod nano Sleek Pocket-Sized Speaker for Digital Entertainment Enjoyment Anytime, Anywhere

SINGAPORE - 21 April 2009 - Creative Technology Ltd., today introduced the sleek pocket-sized Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85) speaker with FM radio designed for 4th Generation iPod nano (Video) under Apple's "Made for iPod" programme. The portable Creative TravelSound for iPod nano includes a FM radio tuner that seamlessly integrates with the iPod - users simply slide the iPod into the speaker and tune to their favourite stations via the player's control buttons. With four slim microdrivers, a digital amplifier and built-in Lithium Polymer (Li-Po) rechargeable battery, the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano delivers surprisingly big sound for up to 15 hours of entertainment on the go. It also includes an USB port that enables users to sync their iPod with iTunes and recharge both the player and the speaker at the same time.

"The Creative TravelSound for iPod nano has a slim, hand-held design that complements the iPod nano. Just slide the player into the compact speaker and you can either hold them in your palm, or put them in your pocket or purse." said Joseph Liow, Vice President, Personal Digital Entertainment Products of Creative Technology Ltd. and General Manager of Creative Labs Asia. "By using the latest in speaker and digital amplifier technologies, we are able to combine real style with amazing performance for hours of entertainment anytime, anywhere."

For extra versatility, the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano comes bundled with a separate speaker stand that enables users to position their iPod in portrait or landscape orientation at an optimally tilted angle for easy viewing of photos and videos on the iPod. Combining an incredibly small form factor with fantastic sound, the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano is a great choice for iPod owners who wish to enjoy better entertainment on the move.

Key Features of the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85)

  • Ultra-compact, portable docking speaker with integrated FM radio tuner, for iPod nano 4th Generation (Video)
  • Four microdrivers for spatial and superior audio quality
  • Built-in lithium polymer (Li-Po) rechargeable battery delivers up to 15 hours playtime per charge
  • USB port recharges both the speaker and iPod. Also supports the transfer of music, photos and videos
  • Alarm Clock function (via iPod) lets users wake up to their favourite music
  • Stand (included) allows users to view photos and videos in portrait or landscape orientation
  • System turns off automatically when iPod is powered-down or undocked

Pricing and Availability
The Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85) will be available at The CREATIVE Stores at Marina Square and International Business Park, the online store at sg.store.creative.com and authorised dealers in Singapore from early May 2009 onwards at a suggested retail price of S$149.00.

For more information about the Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85), please visit www.creative.com.

Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85) Speaker Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85) Speaker

Creative TravelSound for iPod nano (model i85) Speaker

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative's innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the Asia Pacific. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Sound Blaster and ZEN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.