Microsoft Announces OLED Based Touchscreen Zune HD

27 May 2009 By Shashank


Microsoft Zune family goes HD with all new Zune HD with features like OLED Multi-touchscreen, FM, Wi-Fi, HD Output and several more, The device has been named Zune HD as it can output HD  Movies via HDMI docking station(sold separately) to a HDTV,  the new Zune HD also sports a widescreen display with 16:9 aspect ratio at 480 x 272 resolution. Additionally the HD PMP is expected to have a 3.3 inch screen size and will integrate full screen web browser with multi-touch capabilities and built-in HD Radio receiver. Nothing enticing, as it seems to be just another PMP, lets see how it stands up to compete against Apple iPod Touch when full details gets revealed at E3.

Zune HD Features:


  • OLED Display (480×272 resolution) 16:9 format
  • Multi-Touch support
  • Wi-Fi,  stream movies directly to your ZuneHD
  • FM- HD Radio Receiver
  • HD output to your HDTV via HDMI docking station
  • Web browser with multi-touch support

Price of the new ZuneHD is not available as of yet, more details are expected at the E3 next week.

Availability: Q4 2009.

Microsoft official announcement

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Cool Gadgets, Tech News 3 comments


UdiT says:

Now Microsoft cant do anything, its tooo late…iPod Touch will remain the BEST!!!

Ritesh says:

no Microsoft will definitely bring best product.. any idea if this has Video playing option?

Moses says:

You say iPod will remain thhe best yet not every one can afford it. Am alloy customer of microsoft but in tearms of iPod dem it to expensive for a student like me(studing in Kenya)yet i have to hustle also to get a linsensed software, for once do a favour to your loyal customers and promot them! i would appreciate to own one but the cash……………………………

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