Thursday, May 28, 2009

Zune HD

The Microsoft Zune HD is officially announced, it is the next generation of the Zune portable media player that combines a built-in HD Radio receiver, HD video output, OLED touch screen, Wi-Fi and an Internet browser. It will be available in the U.S. this fall.
"- Zune HD comes with a built-in HD Radio receiver so users can listen to higher-quality sound than traditional radio on the go. Users also will have access to the additional song and artist data broadcast by HD Radio stations as well as additional channels from their favorite stations multicasting in HD. If you don��t like the song playing on your station��s HD channel, switch to its HD2 or HD3 channels for additional programming.
- The bright OLED touch screen interface allows users to flip through music, movies and other content with ease, and the 16:9 widescreen format display (480x272 resolution) offers a premium viewing experience on the go.
- The HD-compatible output lets Zune HD customers playback supported HD video files from the device through a premium high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) audiovisual docking station (sold separately) direct to an HD TV in 720p.*
- Zune HD will include a full-screen Internet browser optimized for multitouch functionality.
- Zune HD is Wi-Fi enabled, allowing for instant streaming to the device from the more than 5 million-track Zune music store."

I'm sorry, but I am a devoted iPod user. I don't care what anyone comes out with, Apple is sure to smash them in the near future.
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Now playing: Justin Timberlake - Summer Love