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post #61 of 103
The Zune HD's sound quality was decent, but I actually found my Droid X2 to sound better for MP3's, especially when hooked up to a decent stereo.

Still, RIP Zune. I will continue to use Zune Pass, though. The music service is very very good.
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I love my Zune HD. The interface is awesome, it looks amazing, and it's really sturdy. It's sad to see it get bogged down by the iCrap "media players"
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Shame. I actually liked their Zunes, especially their HD's (would take them over the crappy Nano any day); if they made hard drive based players like an Ipod Classic alternative, I'd buy it in a heartbeat to replace my 120GB Classic.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Benladesh View Post
This. A year ago I was excited when I found a camera that could film 720p for under $200. Pretty soon, most phones will be able to film 1080p and keep the quality pretty good.

I don't know if cameras will completely die down but the market will shrink imo

phones will need tripod adapters
I will always prefer a proper camera to a phone camera. The lens is just too small on a phone. Megapixels is only one part of the equation when it comes to photo quality. The size of the objective lens (how much light the camera can absorb) is also a critical feature. Why do you think all professional grade cameras still have massive lenses?

My Evo 3D phone has a 5 megapixel camera yet I much prefer my 10 year old 3 megapixel digital camera's photo quality.
    
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Cowon

You'll never look back.
The D3 just got upgrade to Gingerbread a while back.

http://iaudiophile.net/
I used to have an X5L. The sound quality was better than my Zune HD but I've since sold the latter in favor of using a Fiio E7 off of my laptop. My X5L's joystick is broken again and I've gotten tired of replacing it with an identical part I found on Mouser.

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the sound quality from my Galaxy S is the same as from any other mp3 I've had, personally I have never tried Zune so I can't compare.
Too bad the Galaxy S II sounds worse. That and the lack of a notification light are making me wait for Kal-El.
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I will always prefer a proper camera to a phone camera. The lens is just too small on a phone. Megapixels is only one part of the equation when it comes to photo quality. The size of the objective lens (how much light the camera can absorb) is also a critical feature. Why do you think all professional grade cameras still have massive lenses?

My Evo 3D phone has a 5 megapixel camera yet I much prefer my 10 year old 3 megapixel digital camera's photo quality.
Exactly. Megapixels just allow higher res pictures to be taken. That makes things even worse when paired with a bad sensor.

There will always be cameras.

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It's about time.
 
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post #68 of 103
Oh the zune , I forgot you even existed and now your gone.

Into the abyss with Sega CD and Nintendo Virtual Boy.
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haha i could have told you this months ago.
    
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My first gen zune is still kicking, the battery is long dead, but I only use it in the car anyway. It's been a good little device.

Now to wait for the sales, hopefully.
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