Microsoft rolls out new Zune lineup

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 10 2008 @ 16:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
As expected, Microsoft unveiled a new lineup of Zune players. Microsoft expanded the lineup with new $199 16GB and $249.99 120GB models and introduced some new features such as the new WiFi music store and the Zune 3.0 software which features two new games: Hexic and Texas Hold 'Em.
Zune, Microsoft Corp.’s end-to-end music and entertainment service, again revolutionizes how customers discover and connect to the music they love, where and how they want it. Starting next week, every Zune portable media player will let consumers wirelessly download or stream millions of songs on the go from thousands of wireless hot spots around the country. Free, powerful software and firmware updates will give Zune owners the ability to discover, tag and purchase songs directly from the built-in FM radio, wirelessly access the Zune Marketplace store on the go, and tap into interactive, personalized music recommendations that add even more value to the Zune Pass subscription. Zune is also expanding its device lineup with new 16GB and 120GB capacities as well as shiny new blue-on-silver and sleek all-black color schemes. The new features will begin rolling out on Sept. 16, 2008.

Full feature list Microsoft. The new Zunes will be available next week.

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