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Do you guys think a Zune HD2 will come out any time soon? I have a 3rd gen 8gb ipod touch and I really want more storage and better video/ audio quality if possible. I don't care about apps at all the useful apps I have are on my phone and all the app games suck except for PvZ. The 32gb model is 200$ which i think is a really good deal but do you think it is still worth it considering how old it is. Will the zune HD2 ever come out?
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As far as I know, Microsoft is discontinuing the Zune.
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As a Zune HD owner I can vouch for the UI. If you don't care about apps but like media, I think the Zune is a better choice - they have a few useful ones, but nowhere near the library Android or Apple have. Microsoft killed the line, though, so there won't be any more. They still support the software though.
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Originally Posted by jellis142;13765980 
As far as I know, Microsoft is discontinuing the Zune.

This, probably 2 months old.
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Microsoft stopped making Zunes. They're still working on the software though, but the hardware portion of the "Zune" line has been phased out. The Zune HD is a great media player for its price, I saw a 64GB one on Slickdeals for $230. That's the price of a new 8GB iPod touch.

EDIT: Ninja'd like 3 times. redface.gif
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post #6 of 17
Zune hd is a discontinue product, but damn I just love my Zune HD 16gb that I got for $80.

Only thing that Itouch is better for is, games and internet. If you really use a lot of apps, go get a 32gb itouch, if you dont use much apps, use for mainly music, get the zune hd, great price

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post #7 of 17
If you can find a good deal like on clearance or something, get it. The software I think is better than iTunes.
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I absolutely love my Zune. It's too bad Microsoft discontinued them because they plan on merging the idea with the Windows phones.
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Get a [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Apple-classic-Black-Generation-NEWEST/dp/B001F7AHOG/"]160GB iPod Classic[/ame] for the space and throw Rockbox on it along with a [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Portable-Headphone-Amplifier-Booster-Control/dp/B004BOA6SM/"]FiiO E1[/ame] or a [ame="http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-E5-Fiio-headphone-Amplifier/dp/B002OG5GT8/"]FiiO E5[/ame]/E11 along with a [ame="http://www.amazon.com/FiiO-L3-Line-Cable-iPhone/dp/B003UCESP8"]FiiO L3 LOD[/ame] for sound quality.
Edited by VanillaCena - 6/5/11 at 8:09pm
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wow I failed at typing this thread, i asked if the zune hd2 would come out twice lol Do you think it is still worth it if they discontinue it? Will they still provide software updates?
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