The Microsoft Zune HD player offers pletthra of features to fulfill th desire of its users. Let's find out what features this player offers to its users, in this Zune HD review.
The Quickplay feature lets you pin favorite playlists, albums, songs or other content to the front menu of the player. The feature provides a New section that displays the 6 items you have recently added to your collection. There is also a History section that displays the last 6 things you have played.
You can enjoy the excellent sound quality and experience of listening to high definition radio on the Zune HD. The Zune HD’s radio features the RDS (Radio Data Service) function, which gives real-time information on titles of songs being played, names of radio shows, etc.
On Zune HD you can even surf the internet. Zune HD allows you to connect to a wireless network so you can read news, browse internet pages, and do whatever you want right on your Zune HD.
The Zune HD supports supports a lot of audio, video and file formats. The full list includes WMV, HD DMV, MPEG 4, H.264, DVR-MS and iPod-formatted clips (except DRMed videos), WMA, MOV, AAC, MP3, MP4, M4A and M4B.
Zune HD’s Background art scrolls through pictures of the artist and album art as each song plays. It is a great feature as it adds more fun to your music listening experience. And it is particularly useful when you want to know who the song singer is, so you can see him/her right on your Zune HD screen.
The Wireless sync feature of the Zune HD allows you to sync your Zune HD content with your computer wirelessly. All you have to do is leave the wireless connection on, and the device will periosically sync with your computer, even if you do not have the Zune HD app open. So the main advantage of wireless sync is that you do not have to physically connect a cable in order to sync your data
Like Apple’s iTunes Store, Microsoft has their own store, called Zune Marketplace. You can go to the Zune Marketplace website and download music, games and videos exclusively for the Zune HD.
You can also download some apps off the Marketplace. There are only less than a dozen apps available. When are the new apps coming, no one knows, but I am sure Microsoft must be working on great apps right now.
The Zune HD is available with 16 GB (black color) and 32 GB (platinum color) of memory.
You can also use Zune HD for eBook reading. Overdrive and Audible provide audio books for the Zune HD. Simply go the Audible or Override’s website, download their software and begin transferring your favorite eBooks to your Zune HD.
Zune HD comes with a few accessories as well - A USB cable for connecting the player to the PC, and a set of ear buds.