Seagate Technology(www.seagateasia.com/ korea) has announced the release of the first Creative its first mini MP3 player, the MuVo2 FM 5GB, which uses Seagate's new 5 GB, 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive with RunOn Technology.
It is the first product Seagate is delivering as part of a strategic relationship with Creative, and both companies have plans to deliver more leading-edge portable audio product lines to consumers using Seagate storage technology.
"Customers want handheld audio playback devices that provide quiet acoustics, high reliability and top streaming performance" said Sim Wong Hoo, chairman and CEO of Creative Technology Ltd. "Creative is pleased to be working with Seagate to deliver the industry highest capacity MuVo2 FM Mini MP3 player to the market, allowing the player to hold up to 150 hours of high-quality music files."
"This announcement further confirms Seagate's entry into the handheld application space, and offers proof that our products deliver what consumer electronics companies need most - quiet acoustics, high reliability, and top performance in digital media," the chairman said.
The new Seagate ST1 Series, the industry's first 1-inch hard drive to offer up to 5GB of storage, lets consumers quickly download massive libraries of high-fidelity music to pocket players. Seagate's new and unique RunOn Technology improves the drive's performance in high-motion environments, such as when the listener is exercising while listening to music.