What is Zune?Instant entertainment you control
Zune is the premium digital experience that gives you access to the latest in entertainment and technology, allowing you to enjoy, connect, and discover content in a whole new way – the way you like it. Browse, stream, buy, and play all you want, including music, HD video, podcasts, games, and much more. Gain the freedom to enjoy your entertainment; Zune is everywhere you are – on your PC, Zune portable player, and Xbox 360® through Xbox LIVE®. Zune brings your content up front, so you’re always in control.
Zune HDPortable perfection
The new Zune HD wireless media player takes you closer and connects you to a whole new world of entertainment. With built-in HD Radio™ receiver, HD-compatible video1, multi-touch navigation, OLED screen, and games, Zune HD delivers the next level in music and video experiences.
HD Radio™ Technology
Zune MarketplaceShop for music, movies, TV shows, games, and podcasts Download free Zune software to access Zune Marketplace from your PC. Download or stream new music, rent the latest movies, buy TV shows, and watch free trailers and previews – plus thousands of audio and video podcasts. You can also download from our catalog of free games including classic and other popular titles.
More About HD Radio™ TechnologyHD Radio broadcasting allows FM stations to offer additional channels called HD2/HD3 channels. There are hundreds of new FREE local FM channels across the country giving you more choices. So, you get access to new channels that play more of what you like to hear; more music and talk from the stations you’re already plugged into.
Tune into HD FM stations and get CD-quality sound. Say goodbye to unwanted pops, hisses and dropouts with the Zune HD player’s HD Radio receiver.
There are no subscription fees. Once you’ve purchased a Zune HD, you can get digital FM stations, including HD2 and HD3 channels with more music, sports and news.
All Your Stations Are Still There
Zune HD tunes in both analog and HD Radio stations. So you will still get all the FM stations you love plus many more. In total nearly 2000 stations nationwide are already broadcasting a digital HD Radio signal, plus over 1050 HD2/H3 channels.
It’s not Satellite Radio
HD Radio broadcasting comes from many of your favorite local FM radio stations broadcasting digitally, producing radically improved sound, and many more HD FM channels.
Xbox IntegrationExpand your entertainment with Xbox 360® (coming soon)
Receive instant HD video streaming from Zune on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace. Zune features movies, TV shows, and more in both high and standard definition. Browse and watch from thousands of titles for rent or purchase available instantly through Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming technology. Buy video once and watch on multiple screens: on your Xbox 360, Zune player, and PC. See www.xbox.com/live for system requirements.
Zune PassEnjoy unlimited music for one low monthly fee
A $14.99 monthly Zune Pass gives you unlimited access to millions of songs in Zune Marketplace. Download or stream your favorites and experiment with as much new music as you like. Listen whenever you want on up to three PCs and three Zune players, while you keep your Zune Pass active. In addition, each month you’ll receive 10 free song credits to redeem for MP3s that are yours to keep forever.