Creative adds more, and less storage to Zen Micro

Creative Zen Micro

In an effort to produce an army of mp3 players for its upcoming battle against Steve Jobs and the iPod, Creative has introduced 3 new Zen Micro models that aren't really new models at all. Instead, they're Micros with different size hard drives, but not *that* different. The 5 GB will be joined by a 6 GB, 4 GB and 1 GB model. The 1 Gig will cost $199 when it hits the shelves sometime in Q1. The 4 Gig will only cost 30 bucks more, $229, and the 6 will run $299. Both of those will be available later this month. Expect Creative to launch 2 and 3 Gig models later in the year in order to fill out the line up with 1 through 6. We bet they'd launch a 7 Gig one too, if only someone actually made a 1" 7 GB hard drive.