X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Zune Pricing and Date Official

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

After much speculation on prices ranging from $229 to $299, the Microsoft Zune media player has been officially announced for a November 14th release date at a price of $249.99.

Microsoft Zune Media Players

This places it head to head with other 30GB media players such as Apple’s iPod. The Zune features a couple of capabilities not present on the ubiquitous iPod including an FM tuner and wi-fi music sharing capabilities. In addition, the Zune marketplace will offer both pay-per-download songs for 79 Microsoft Points each (99 cents) and a $14.99 per month “unlimited” music download option. The Zune will also come preloaded with a handful of music videos and tracks, most of which will likely be disgarded by users. (That said, I’m happy to see one of my favorite bands, Grandaddy, has made the cut.)

While these could definitely be seen as advantages over Apple’s players, it’s way too soon to know if Zune will even make a dent in the market share of other digital music players.

[via CrunchGear]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

Jaden Smith: Syre

Jaden Smith: Syre

Gravity Is Overrated

Gravity Is Overrated

Advertisement
Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

Subaru Ascent 3-Row SUV to Get Official at LA Auto Show

Subaru Ascent 3-Row SUV to Get Official at LA Auto Show

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 Is a 755hp American Supercar

2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 Is a 755hp American Supercar