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Price

 

$149.99*

 

$179.99*

 

$249.99*

 

$199.99*

 

Capacity[1]

 

4 gigabytes (GB)

Up to 1,000 songs, or 25,000 pictures, or 12 hours of video.

8 gigabytes (GB)

Up to 2,000 songs, or 25,000 pictures, or 24 hours of video.

80 gigabytes (GB)

Up to 20,000 songs, or 25,000 pictures, or 250 hours of video.

30 gigabytes (GB)

Up to 7,500 songs, or 25,000 pictures, or 100 hours of video.

Colors

 

Black

Green

Pink

Red

Black

Green

Pink

Red

Black

Black

Brown

White

Red

Pink

Size and Weight

Size: 41.4 mm x 91.5 mm x 8.5 mm (w x h x d)

Weight: 1.7 ounces (47 grams)

Size: 41.4 mm x 91.5 mm x 8.5 mm (w x h x d)

Weight: 1.7 ounces (47 grams)

Size: 61.1 mm x 108.2 mm x 12.9 mm (w x h x d)

Weight: 4.5 ounces (128 grams)

Size: 62.8 mm x 112.5 mm x 16.5 mm (w x h x d)

Weight: 5.6 ounces (159 grams)

Battery

 

Music, up to 24 hours (wireless off); video, up to 4 hours[2]

Charge Time: 3 hours; 2 hours to 90 percent

Music, up to 24 hours (wireless off); video, up to 4 hours[2]

Charge Time: 3 hours; 2 hours to 90 percent

Music, up to 30 hours (wireless off); video, up to 4 hours[2]

Charge Time: 3 hours; 2 hours to 90 percent

Music, up to 14 hours (wireless off), up to 13 hours (wireless on); pictures, up to 4 hours; video, up to 4 hours[3]

Charge Time: 3 hours; 2 hours to 90 percent

Screen

 

Size: 1.8-inch color display

Type: Scratch-resistant glass

Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (pictures and videos)

Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels

Size: 1.8-inch color display

Type: Scratch-resistant glass

Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (pictures and videos)

Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels

Size: 3.2-inch color display

Type: Scratch-resistant glass

Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (pictures and videos)

Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels

Size: 3.0-inch color display

Type: Durable plastic

Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (pictures and videos)

Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels

Wireless

 

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Range: Up to 30 feet

In range, see other Zune users, see their "now playing" status (when enabled on a given Zune), and send and receive songs and pictures.

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Range: Up to 30 feet

In range, see other Zune users, see their "now playing" status (when enabled on a given Zune), and send and receive songs and pictures.

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Range: Up to 30 feet

In range, see other Zune users, see their "now playing" status (when enabled on a given Zune), and send and receive songs and pictures.

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Range: Up to 30 feet

In range, see other Zune users, see their "now playing" status (when enabled on a given Zune), and send and receive songs and pictures.

Wireless Sync

 

Yes

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Authentication modes: Open, WEP, WPA, and WPA2

 

Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES

Yes

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Authentication modes: Open, WEP, WPA, and WPA2

 

Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES

Yes

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Authentication modes: Open, WEP, WPA, and WPA2

Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES

Yes (when Zune device has been updated to version 2.1)

Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible

Authentication modes: Open, WEP and WPA

Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES

Audio Support

 

Windows Media® Audio Standard[4] (WMA) (.wma): Up to 320 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate. WMA Pro 2-channel up to 384 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

WMA Lossless

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) (.mp4, .m4a, .m4b, .mov) - .m4a and .m4b files without FairPlay DRM up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

MP3 (.mp3) – Up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

Windows Media® Audio Standard[4] (WMA) (.wma): Up to 320 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate. WMA Pro 2-channel up to 384 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

WMA Lossless

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) (.mp4, .m4a, .m4b, .mov) - .m4a and .m4b files without FairPlay DRM up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

MP3 (.mp3) – Up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

Windows Media® Audio Standard[4]  (WMA) (.wma): Up to 320 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate. WMA Pro 2-channel up to 384 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

WMA Lossless

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) (.mp4, .m4a, .m4b, .mov) - .m4a and .m4b files without FairPlay DRM up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

MP3 (.mp3) – Up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

Windows Media® Audio Standard[4] (WMA) (.wma): Up to 320 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate. WMA Pro 2-channel up to 384 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

WMA Lossless (using Zune device firmware 2.1 or later)

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) (.mp4, .m4a, .m4b, .mov) - .m4a and .m4b files without FairPlay DRM up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

MP3 (.mp3) – Up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz.

Picture Support

 

JPEG – (.jpg)

JPEG – (.jpg)

JPEG – (.jpg)

JPEG – (.jpg)

Video Support

Windows Media Video (WMV) (.wmv) – Main and Simple Profile, CBR or VBR, up to 3.0 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD WMV files at device sync.

MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video[5] – Simple Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second).  Zune software will transcode HD MPEG-4 files at device sync.

H.264 video[5] – Baseline Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD H.264 files at device sync.

DVR-MS[6] – Zune software will transcode at time of sync.

Windows Media Video (WMV) (.wmv) – Main and Simple Profile, CBR or VBR, up to 3.0 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD WMV files at device sync.

MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video[5] – Simple Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second).  Zune software will transcode HD MPEG-4 files at device sync.

H.264 video[5] – Baseline Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD H.264 files at device sync.

DVR-MS[6] – Zune software will transcode at time of sync.

Windows Media Video (WMV) (.wmv) – Main and Simple Profile, CBR or VBR, up to 3.0 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD WMV files at device sync.

MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video[5] – Simple Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second).  Zune software will transcode HD MPEG-4 files at device sync.

H.264 video[5] – Baseline Profile up to 2.5 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second). Zune software will transcode HD H.264 files at device sync.

DVR-MS[6] – Zune software will transcode at time of sync.

Windows Media Video (WMV) (.wmv) – Main and Simple Profile, CBR or VBR, up to 800,000 bps average video bit rate and 1,500,000 bps peak video bit rate; 320 pixels x 240 pixels (4:3 QVGA) or 320 pixels x 180 pixels (16:9 QVGA) up to 30 frames per second. Zune software will transcode VGA HD WMV files at device sync.

MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video[5] – Zune software will transcode MPEG-4 files at device sync.

H.264 video[5] –Zune software will transcode H.264 files at device sync.

DVR-MS[6] – Zune software will transcode at time of sync.

Video Ouput

 

No

No

Yes (composite-video through headphone jack; composite- or component-video through the Zune Dock, sold separately)

Yes (composite-video through headphone jack or through the Zune Dock, sold separately)

FM Radio

 

Built in

Built in

Built in

Built in

Included Accessories

 

Headphones

Zune Sync Cable

Three pairs of foam earpiece covers

Headphones

Zune Sync Cable

Three pairs of foam earpiece covers

Zune Premium Headphones

Zune Sync Cable

Three sizes of ear inserts

Headphones

Zune Sync Cable

Device pouch

Ports

 

Connector port

Headphone jack / AV output

Connector port

Headphone jack / AV output

Connector port

Headphone jack / AV output

Connector port

Headphone jack / AV output

Languages

English

French

Spanish

English

French

Spanish

English

French

Spanish

English

French

Spanish

* Estimated Retail Price. Actual prices may vary.

[1] Music estimates based on 128 Kbps WMA files with length of 4 minutes each. Pictures transferred to Zune will be optimized for Zune screen size; video estimates based on 500 Kbps WMV files with 128 Kbps WMA audio tracks.

[2] Battery life was tested by Zune in October 2007 using preproduction hardware and device software. Battery tests are conducted with specific Zune units. Actual results may vary. Audio content used was WMA 128 Kbps. Video content used was 320x240 WMV9 500 Kbps total bit rate. Batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually hold less charge. Battery life and the number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.zune.net/batteries for more information.

[3] Battery life was tested by Zune using preproduction hardware and device software. Battery tests are conducted with specific Zune units. Actual results may vary. Batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually hold less charge. Battery life and the number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.zune.net/batteries for more information.

[4All unprotected WMA and protected WMA (from Zune Marketplace).

[5] In MP4/M4V container format, Quicktime (.mov) files will transcode at time of sync.

[6] Standard definition TV recordings from Windows Media Center. HDTV and protected recordings not supported. Must be running Zune Software 2.0 on Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate.