Thursday, August 13, 2009
Posted by Jason Dunn in "Zune Hardware" @ 07:00 AM
Price: $219.99 ERP for 16 GB Zune HD; $289.99 ERP for 32 GB Zune HD
Capacity: 16 gigabytes (GB) Up to 5 hours of high definition video from Zune Marketplace, or 48 hours of video optimized for device, or 4,000 songs, or 25,000 pictures
Colors: Onyx Black (16 GB), Platinum Silver (32 GB)
Size and Weight: 52.7 mm x 102.1 mm x 8.9 mm (w x h x d) Weight: 2.6 ounces (74 grams)
Battery Life: Music: up to 33 hours (wireless off); video: up to 8.5 hours Charge Time: Approximately 3 hours when connected to your PC, approximately 2 hours with AC adapter
Screen Size: 3.3-inch OLED color display, 16:9 aspect ratio Type: Scratch-resistant glass with Touch input capability Orientation: Vertical (music) and horizontal (pictures and videos) Resolution: 480 pixels x 272 pixels
Wireless Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible
Wireless Sync: Yes
Connectivity: 802.11b/g compatible Authentication modes: Open, WEP, WPA, and WPA2 Encryption modes: WEP 64- and 128-bit, TKIP, and AES
Audio Support: Windows Media® Audio Standard (WMA) (.wma): Up to 384 Kbps; constant bit rate (CBR) and variable bit rate (VBR) up to 48-kHz sample rate. WMA Pro 2-channel up to 768 Kbps; CBR and VBR up to 48-kHz. WMA Lossless: 2 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
Picture Support: JPEG - (.jpg)
Video Support WMV: 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, 1280x720 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.
Video Support MPEG-4: MPEG-4 (MP4/M4V) (.mp4) Part 2 video - Simple Profile up to 2.5 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
Video Support H.264: 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). 1280x720 up to 30 frames per second, up to Level 3.1 and 14.0 Mbps peak video bitrate. Zune software will transcode HD H.264 files above stated capabilities at device sync.
Video Support DVR-MS: DVR-MS - Zune software will transcode at time of sync
Audio Output: Analog Audio Out, Optical Digital Audio Out (requires additional dock, sold separately)
Video Ouput: HDMI or Composite (requires additional dock, sold separately)
Radio: Built-in FM/HD RadioTM
Included Accessories: Headphones, Zune Sync Cable, Three pairs of foam earpiece covers
Ports: Connector port, 3.5mm Headphone jack
Languages: English, French, Spanish
 U.S. estimated retail price; actual retail prices may vary
 Music estimates based on 128 Kbps WMA files with length of 4 minutes each. Pictures transferred to Zune will be optimized for Zune screen size; video estimates based on 500 Kbps WMV files with 128 Kbps WMA audio tracks.
 Battery life was tested by Zune in August 2009 using preproduction hardware and device software. Battery tests are conducted with specific Zune units. Actual results may vary. Audio content used was WMA 128 Kbps. Video content used was 320x240 WMV9 500 Kbps total bit rate. Batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually hold less charge. Battery life and the number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.zune.net/batteries for more information.
 In MP4/M4V container format, QuickTime (.mov) files will transcode at time of sync.
 Standard definition TV recordings from Windows Media Center. HDTV and protected recordings not supported. Must be running Zune Software 4.0 on Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate. Must be running Zune Software 4.0 on Windows Vista Home Premium or Windows Vista Ultimate, or Windows 7.
 HD Radio and the HD Radio logo are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corp.