SuperSite for Windows has posted two photo
galleries of Microsoft's Zune portable media player (PMP) in action. The
images show a user scrolling through a music library, watching video content
along with two users sending/receiving music files and pictures. Browsing
through the photo galleries also gives us a pretty thorough overview of the
menu system included on Zune as well as its FM radio functionality and Zune
The Zune was announced yesterday
and is positioned to take on Apple's 5/5.5G iPods. The device features a large
3" QVGA screen, 30GB hard drive, WiFi connectivity and a USB 2.0
interface. Also announced alongside the actual player was the Zune Marketplace
which rivals Apple’s iTunes as a one-stop shop for purchasing, listening to and
Microsoft has also teamed up with Altec Lansing, Belkin Corp.,
Digital Lifestyle Outfitters, Dual Electronics, Griffin Technology, Harman
Kardon and JBL, Klipsch Audio Technologies, Logitech and a host of other
companies to provide accessories for the Zune. Apple's iPod has enjoyed healthy
aftermarket support for accessories and Microsoft is doing everything in its
power to ensure that its Zune players enjoy the same luxuries.
Update 9/15/2006: Team Xbox has posted some videos of the Zune along with commentary on the features of the player.
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