Microsoft Zune HD – Is it worth buying?

By | November 10th, 2009



With a lot of hand held devices in the market and the introduction of low powered netbooks, one might get confuse which one to buy. The solution is simple, you need to look what you want and buy the product which is specially designed for that purpose. Microsoft Zune HD is a competitor to the Apple iPod and both have unique features to attract customers. But here I’m only going to talk about Zune HD.

 Microsoft Zune HD   Is it worth buying?

Zune is a dedicated and complete media player that offers an HD video playback for several hours. The player is available in memory sizes of 16 and 32 GB which is enough for such devices. Zune HD uses Nvidia Tegra, which is a graphics friendly and Power friendly processor. But that’s enough technical details, for more visit my Nvidia Post. The player provides you with a wi-fi connectivity so that you can perform tasks like checking emails, browsing, streaming etc. One can say that it’s a pocket entertainment PC.

Technical Specifications (32 GB):

  • Capacity: 32 GB
  • Weight: 2.6 ounces (74 grams) sleek!
  • Battery: HD video playback: 8+ hours, Music: 33 hours
  • 3.3-inch OLED color display
  • Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible
  • Built-in FM/HD Radio receiver
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Picture format: .JPEG


Last but not least, let’s see what experts have to say about it; TestFreaks rate it 9.1 out of 10 which is really good. They totally recommend this player. So go ahead, if you are looking for small size entertainment unit in your pocket, buy Zune HD. But before buying, do read reviews at TestFreaks.