16 gigabytes (GB)
Up to 4,000 songs, or five hours of high definition video from Zune Marketplace, or 22 hours of video optimized for device, or 25,000 pictures
Size and weight
Size: 52.7 mm x 102.1 mm x 8.9 mm (w x h x d)
Weight: 2.6 ounces (74 grams)
Music, up to 33 hours (wireless off); video, up to 8.5 hours2
Charge Time: Approximately three hours when connected to your PC; approximately two hours with A/C adapter
Size: 3.3-inch OLED color display, 16:9 aspect ratio
Type: Scratch-resistant glass with touch input capability
Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (videos)
Resolution: 480 pixels x 272 pixels
Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible
Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible
Authentication modes: Open, WEP, WPA, and WPA2
Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES
Windows Media® Audio Standard3 (WMA) (.wma); Up to 384 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate; WMA Pro two channel up to 768 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz
WMA Lossless: two channel up to 768 kbps and 48-kHz
Advanced Audio Coding (AAC-LC) (.mp4, .m4a, .m4b); .m4a and .m4b files without FairPlay DRM up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz
MP3 (.mp3); Up to 320 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz
Windows Media Video (WMV) (.wmv); Main and Simple Profile, CBR or VBR, up to 10.0 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second); Advanced profile up to L2, 1280 pixels x 720 pixels up to 30 frames per second, CBR or VBR, up to 14.0 Mbps peak video bitrate;Zune software will transcode HD WMV files above stated capabilities at device sync
MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video3; Simple Profile up to 4.0 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second); Zune software will transcode HD MPEG-4 files at device sync
H.264 video3; Baseline Profile + bframes, up to 10 Mbps peak video bit rate; 720 pixels x 480 pixels up to 30 frames per second (or 720 pixels x 576 pixels up to 25 frames per second);1280 pixels x 720 pixels up to 30 frames per second, up to level 3.1 and 14.0 Mbps peak video bitrate; Zune software will transcode HD WMV files above the stated capabilities at device sync
DVR-MS4; Zune software will transcode at time of sync
Analog Audio Out; Optical Digital Audio Out (requires additional dock, sold separately)
HDMI or Composite (requires additional dock, sold separately)
Built-in FM/HD Radio™ receiver5
Zune Sync Cable
Three pairs of foam earpiece covers
3.5mm Headphone jack
English, French, Spanish
Smart DJ creates custom playlists based on your favorite music. Simply choose an artist, album, or song and Smart DJ will generate a playlist based on your selection.
zune marketplace out to tv
Connect your Zune HD to your HDTV (Zune HD AV Dock required, sold separately) and shop at Zune Marketplace to buy or stream* songs and play them on your big screen.
Get quick and instant access to all your content with innovative multitouch navigation. With a 3.3-inch screen and vivid 16:9 OLED display (480×272 resolution), truer and brighter premium entertainment is right at your fingertips.**
Buy, stream, and update your music—and download free games—wirelessly via a wi-fi connection. Wirelessly sync to your home computer via your home network. You can also stream millions of songs over wi-fi directly to your Zune HD.*
Tune into many local HD Radio stations with crystal-clear digital reception at no extra cost. The integrated HD Radio receiver gives you access to more of the content you love. Plus, tag the songs*** you like for later purchase.
News, email, traffic? It’s all in your pocket. Surf the web anytime, anywhere you have a wi-fi connection. Enjoy your favorite sites with a well-featured web browser, including tap-to-zoom technology, built-in accelerometer, and touchscreen QWERTY keyboard.
HD compatible video
Watch supported 720p HD movies, TV shows, and videos in high definition on your HDTV through the Zune HD AV Dock (sold separately).** Or take them with you for premium entertainment on the go. Additional dock and HDTV are required.**
Your content, your way. Quickplay gives instant access to your stuff with shortcuts to favorites, recently downloaded or played music, videos, and more.