On October 2, 2007 Microsoft announced a new array of Zune music players, including Flash-memory based 4/8 GB Zune models to compete with Apple's iPod On (80GB). These Zune models will ship in November - in time for the holiday shopping season.

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Ipod 4/8 Gb versus Zune 4/8 Gb comparison chart
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Price $149 (4GB) / $199.00 (8 GB) $149.99 (4GB); $199.99 (8 GB)
Size 2.8 x 2.1 x 0.26 inches 1.6 x 3.6 x 0.33 inches
Weight 1.7 oz 1.7 oz
Display size 2.0 inches 1.8 inches
Display type LCD (LED backlight) LCD
Resolution 320 x 240 320 x 240
Navigation Click Wheel Zune Pad (four way touch-sensitive d-pad (with up, down, left, and right buttons))
WiFi No Yes (802.11b/g)
Wireless sync No Yes
Wireless share No Yes
Web browser No No
Battery 24 hours (music); 5 hours (video) 20 hours (music); 4 hours (video) when WiFi off
Battery charge time 3 hours / 1.5 hours to 80% 2.5 hours / 1.5 hours to 90% via USB
Audio Formats supported AAC, protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple lossless, WAV, and AIFF WMA, protected WMA, WMA Lossless, MP3, MP3 VBR, AAC (expected)
Video Formats supported H.264, MPEG-4 WMV, H.264, MPEG-4
FM Radio No Yes
Headphones Apple earbuds "Premium" earbuds
OS Compatibility Mac/PC PC
Colors Silver, Black, Blue, Green, Red Pink, Green, Black, Red
Client software iTunes application Zune Software

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