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5.4 out of 10

Creative Zen V Plus

Creative Zen V Plus The Creative Zen V Plus is a portable Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Creative Zen V Plus

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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste your money!

little_blonde_nurse, Ebay
9 February 2009
  • Summary: I bought the Zen V Plus because I like the design, the colors and the supposed features. BUT less than 24 hours after it was fully charged and only 2 songs later, the unit completely froze! It wouldn't even turn off. The only solution was to let the unit's battery die. The reset button didn't do anything at all. After I let it die, I recharged it, was able to listen to only 3 songs before it did the exact same thing again!
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Overall 2
2.0

"very dissatified! died after 4 months!"

hol3mar, CNET
27 December 2008
  • Pros: small, easy to upload music, attractive
  • Cons: joystick is very small, freezes and has to be reset
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Overall 2
2.0

"a horrible mp3 player"

hangreen4710, CNET
7 September 2008
  • Pros: this product is packed with extras and works well for the time that it works
  • Cons: frezes completly after a short amount of time.
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Overall 1
1.0

"Is this company still in business??"

jayobrien, CNET
25 June 2008
  • Pros: There are no pros unless you are an executive of this scam Co.
  • Cons: Won't hold charge (after one use), No way to contact customer service. The website takes you on a long loop with no way to contact this company. The link that says enough take me to email is a dead li
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Overall 2
2.0

"Terrible piece of junk--Freezes"

arachelr, CNET
18 May 2008
  • Pros: Customer service responds quickly, even though it was no help
  • Cons: Poorly made Creative Zen. I bought a new one only because iPods don't let me download digital books from my library.
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Overall 2
2.0

BEWARE!

DAVE REGISH, Amazon
1 March 2008
  • Summary: Pros: ZERO!!! The LCD went black after about three weeks. Cons: Only three month ""warranty"" on parts. I purchased it in October as a Christmas gift for my daughter. By the time the LCD went black, it was already out of warranty and Creative wants thirty bucks PLUS SHIPPING just for the PRIVILEGE OF SENDING IT BACK! I will never purchase another Creative product again. Creative sucks. Lesson learned: Always read the warranty before spending your hard earned bucks.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0

Piece of pretty junk

Overstock
17 February 2008
  • Summary: I received the Creative Zen V Plus as a gift for playing electronic audiobooks provided by my local library. I had hoped to use my iPod but Apple does not support the library's digital rights system. Hence the need for a compatible MP3 player. At first glance it is a beautiful device. The size of matchbox, its shiny black finish and minimalist controls look modern, sleek, and efficient. Its the sort of technology you want to show off.
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Overall 1
1.0

"Do not buy for audiobooks"

tlhughes2, CNET
8 December 2007
  • Pros: None - Wish I could rate it a -10
  • Cons: Terrible controls. Unit freezes in fast forward. No resume feature. Bookmarking is awkward. Constantly have to reset drive.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't buy this!

JoAnn "jkv5052", Amazon
8 September 2007
  • Summary: I bought one of these players in April. I had to repeatedly reset and then reformat the player. Finally in August it died totally. Creative customer service wanted $25 dollars to even look at it with no guarantee that, even if fixed, it would last for any period of time. I strongly suggest that you look for another brand of player.
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Overall 2
2.0

Keep on looking, this MP3 player needs to be renovated

C. Massicott, Amazon
13 July 2007
  • Summary: We liked this product until after a few hours after we got it, it stopped working and froze. The reset button did not work. When searching the net for answers, I found many instances where others had the same problem. It was not Amazons fault but the Creative company who needs to do some tweaking on their product.
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