Microsoft Zune 4, 8 and 80 are out

Microsoft Zune 4, 8 and 80 are out




It’s official. The new Zunes are out. Nope, they’re not the Zune 2 Touch I blogged about earlier.

MS Zune 2


 

Not much development actually, except for a newer and bigger 80GB HDD model called Zune 80. There are flash-based models too — Zune 4 and Zune 8 (yeah, you guess the capacity).

Maybe the biggest surprise here is that the Zune Music Store will be selling over 1 million DRM-free music.

Prices range for these Zunes go from $150 to $250. Okay, now they’ve released the 2nd generation, why can’t I find any remnants of the Zune here in the Philippines?

{ via Engadget }



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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23 Responses

  1. I’m a Microsoft Zune user.

  2. vance says:

    your not looking hard enough hehehe….

    Anyways the Zune 30 was about P15,000 pesos in greenhills.

    Was good about zune is that the os or software for zune player is also available for zune 30 classic, which enables all the features of zune 80 unlike with iPod you have to buy the newer versions to get the new features.

    what Zune 80, Zune 4 and Zune 8 has bought to the plate is the support for DRM Free music. The zune store will also be selling DRM Free music. CooL!

    But one thing that bothers me is that you can only play a shared file 3 times although you can share it to as many people as you want. Scks.

  3. mar says:

    I still dont like the look. Its kinda bulky. And looks like an old radio. Well, its my personal impression.. Yo! go grab one if you like.

  4. BrianB says:

    They should’ve come out with support for Real Media as well.

    With that said, Zune 2 is a real iPod competitor.

  5. because microsoft sucks bigtime.

  6. vance says:

    @brianB h.264 is better than real media hehe and it is now natively supported so no need to convert them.
    Peace

  7. Brian says:

    I think i will get the new zune,love its gorgeous 3.2 screen and 640×480 TV output. Bye my Zune 30….

  8. wantszune says:

    can anyone tell me the price of zune 4GB, 8GB here in the philippines? and where exactly can i buy it? only in greenhills? please tell me also the downside in having a zune.. :D

  9. zunester says:

    actually there are zune users here, just search “zune” & “philippines” on google and see for yourself.

  10. oni says:

    is it just me or is the most common, most fatal flaw of the zune its lcd? Man, it easily breaks. I’ve found similar posts about it, and it also happened to me. You’ll also see several sellers of its lcd with a kit for opening your zune without doing damage to it. But hands down, i like the zune much better than the ipod with the product bundles and all. Value for money man. I suggest you get the A/V bundle with your Zune when you buy. Well worth it.

  11. freakyserious says:

    i loooove my zune 30. i had trouble installing the software at first (but i think that’s common with all the zune users) and has not had any problems since. havent seen much of it here in the philippines but i saw people selling in ebay. zune is definitely way cheaper than ipod. i bought mine from the US and when converted, it’s only about 10,000 pesos here. so worth it.

  12. jenue says:

    i have zune 80 and i want to sell it for 12,000

  13. jereign says:

    do you know where and how much can i get zune 80? thanks =)

  14. Darwin says:

    were can i buy bnew zune 80 here in manila?

  15. Ruthie says:

    I resell brand new Zunes in the Philippines! :) Please check out our newly put up site at: http://zpilipinas.blogspot.com :D

  16. bianca says:

    where can i purchase a new earphones? please lemme know.

  17. uno says:

    where can i buy ZUNE 80

  18. rap says:

    hi folks…where can i get my zune fix here in philippines?and where can i buy a new one? if you want to text me my number is: 09062992027

  19. it3ms4sal3 says:

    I’m selling my Microsoft ZUNE 80gb and 120gb email me at [email protected] if you’re interested.

  20. BUNDA says:

    Need help, where can i get a CD software for zune 1124 model? [email protected]

  21. YnohtnA says:

    where can i buy cable for my zune 80 gig? it was lost and now im searching for stores who sell this kind of cable…pls help me out thanks!!! 09276650060 pls text me thanks!!!

  22. elmo akko says:

    where do i go to fix my zune 120gb. the problem is the unlock/lock mode of my gadget. it’s always on lock and i can’t unlock it. maybe the slide button is defective. pls help.

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