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Creative Zen X Fi2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1111 reviews of Creative Zen X Fi2. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and sound. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Creative Zen X Fi2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 290 user reviews of Creative Zen X Fi2 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on People really like the price and portability. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and performance get negative reviews.

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73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Creative ZEN X-Fi2 32GB 3 inch TouchScreen MP3 and Video PlayerCreative ZEN X-Fi2 32GB 3 inch TouchScreen MP3 and Video Player

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Creative Zen X Fi2


alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 user reviews of Creative Zen X Fi2 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the price and performance. The sound and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical reviews about the reliability. The storage and size get mixed reviews.

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Creative Labs USB Power Adapter for Zen X-Fi 2, Zen MX and other Zen MP3 Players (White)Creative Labs USB Power Adapter for Zen X-Fi 2, Zen MX and other Zen MP3 Players (White)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Adam Weinberg (

Creative Zen X-Fi2


Get creative with your digital media and separate yourself from the masses.

Despite not being an iPod touch, Creative’s Zen X-Fi was a more than capable portable media player that offered several unique features and standout style. Announced last month, the follow-up Zen X-Fi2 carries over all that was good from the original,...

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The ZEN X-Fi2 provides you with excellent video and audio quality while remaining small enough to easily fit in your pocket.

This device has impressive video and audio quality

We wish this MP4 player had a few more extra features

This player does exactly what it promises to do: play quality music and movies.

Expert review by: (

Creative ZEN XFi-2


Creative Zen X-Fi2 is not a standout MP3 player in many ways, but in terms of memory it is impressive. It also has a good reputation for sound quality. This may be just the right fit for someone who wants to be able to carry their entire music...

A large amount of storage means you can take your entire collection with you anywhere

Some features we've come to expect, including a camera, are absent

This unit is basic compared to competitors, but it does have an impressive amount of memory.

Expert review by: Siddharth Bhatia (

Creative Zen X-Fi2


The Zen series is Creative's offering in the personal media players market - consistent and decent little performers. We have their latest Touch screen model called the Zen X-Fi2, a sleek looking product which we hope will keep up to the expectations...

At 8 GB� for Rs. 8,999 MRP, the player would be a tad expensive. For about 1000 less the unit has good value, as the widescreen format and brightness offered is good. The looks are very impressive while overall audio performance is very good, thanks to...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Imogen Stuart (

Creative Zen X-Fi2 portable media player


The Creative Zen X-Fi2 is portable media player with a touch screen and 16GB of inbuilt storage

Excellent sound quality, plenty of features

Interface can sometimes be slightly sluggish, the body feels cheap and flimsy

Creative has impressed us with the latest addition to its gutsy range of media players. One could easily mistake the Creative Zen X-Fi2 for an Apple product, and overall it's a lovely lightweight portable media player.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: James Rivington (

Creative Zen X-Fi 2 review


Creative's first touchscreen MP3 player - but does it measure up?

Excellent sound quality ; X-Fi expand works! ; The price is right ; microSD expansion ; Good earphones bundled

Touchscreen is horrible ; No one-hand operation ; Sluggish menu system ; Plasticky design

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Laldinfela Pachuau, (

Creative ZEN X-Fi2 review


The Creative ZEN X-fi2 is a light and compact PMP that has plenty of features under its hood. It has a simple look and clean design.The body front has a dark glossy finish with a chrome bezel. It is mainly occupied by a 3-inch TFT resistive touch...

Priced at £99 the Creative ZEN X-fi2 is a good PMP for its wide format support and sound quality. However, its rather slow response and the non-responsive touchscreen stopped it from becoming a superior product.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Creative Zen X-Fi2 (32GB) review


This multimedia player may represent good value, but while Apple's around, its performance is just mediocre

Price ; large colourful menu system ; long battery life

Sluggish touchscreen ; music lacks clarity and detail ; cramped screen when watching video

The X-Fi2 2 represents decent value, but nothing more. There’s definitely room for improvement, even at this price

Feb, 2010

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Creative Zen X-Fi 2 16GB review


Creative's Zen X-Fi 2 bears more than a passing resemblance to the iPod Touch with its metal back and large touchscreen, but is designed to be held horizontally instead of vertically.

Creative's Zen X-Fi 2 is a good MP3 player with excellent battery life that's let down by a very poor touchscreen.

Nov, 2009

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Creative X-Fi2 16GB review


The X-Fi2 may have a welterweight price, but with a touchscreen and FLAC support Creative's PMP isn't pulling any punches

A multimedia powerhouse it isn’t, but this little Creative supplies satisfyingly big sound and for a tiny price

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications

Introducing the first ever touchscreen player by Creative Technology - the ZEN X-Fi2. No fussy buttons involved, simply let your fingers work their magic across the 3" TFT LCD screen and gain access to all player features instantly. The ZEN X-Fi2 now allows you to experience stellar X-Fi technology even with your stored movies and FM radio, restoring audio to even higher levels of clarity than before. Immerse yourself in a natural listening experience as the state-of-the-art X-Fi technology intelligently moves the earphone stereo source away from your ears, simulating an audio experience from a pair of high-end stereo speakers. Take in rich detail from nifty guitar strumming and crisp cymbal clashes and complete the whole experience with the bundled EP-630 in-ear earphones. These premium earphones are designed to block out external noise and even come with three different sizes of ear tips to offer you the most optimum comfort. Besides a bigger screen size than its predecessor, the ZEN X-Fi2 supports multiple audio formats including the much desired Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC), which delivers audio without compromising on its original quality. The player also supports iTunes Plus (unprotected AAC format) which compresses audio data much more efficiently than older formats. Indulge in true pristine audio where you hear your music played the way it was meant to be heard.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Headphones Form Factor:In-ear ear-bud

Audio System

Digital Photo Playback: Yes
Digital Player Functions:Radio / Voice recorder / Photo playback / Video playback
Digital Player Type:Flash based
Digital Video Playback: Yes
Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital voice recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / radio


AV Cable Type:Video / audio cable
Left Connector Gender:Male
Left Connector Type:Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
Right Connector Gender:Male
Right Connector Type:RCA

Carrying Case

Recommended Use:For digital player

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-In Radio: Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :microSD Card (Transflash)
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:WAV / WMA / AAC / Audible / MP3 / ADPCM / FLAC

Digital Storage


Dimensions & Weight



Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Touchscreen:One-Point Touch

Flash Memory

Installed Size:16GB/32GB/8GB

General Features

Memory Card Slot: Yes
Operating System:Others
Product Type:Audio/Video Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio/Video Player
Video Playback: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Manufacturer:Creative Technology
Model:Leather Case/X-Fi2/ZEN X-Fi2 A/V Cable
Packaged Quantity:1/3
Product Line:Creative/Creative ZEN/Creative ZEN X-Fi2

MD System

Type: None


CE Product Type:Digital player screen protector

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: Yes
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: Yes
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: Yes
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: Yes
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Ion
Replaceable Battery: No


Preset Station Qty:32
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty