Creative Zen Touch Announced

creative zen touch mp3 player

Creative, the company best known for the high quality Sound Blaster sound cards, is coming out with an interesting sounding upgrade to their Nomad range of Portable MP3 players, and it looks like it will give the iPod a run for it’s money.

It’s main innovation is using a touchpad as a scroll wheel for moving through the menu options.

It has a 20gb hard drive, supports MP3 and WMA, and creative claims it has 3 times the battery life of the iPod.

It is currently available for preorder at Amazon.com for $269.99