At A Glance

An FM tuner and wireless syncing make this second-generation Zune a capable iPod alternative.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.microsoft.com

The Specs

Display
Display type Color
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Firewire No
Microphone input No
Line Out No
Headphone Jack Yes
USB Host Adapter No
Supported Video Formats
H.264 Yes
DivX4 No
DivX5 No
mpeg1 No
mpeg2 No
MPEG4
  • Yes
  • Yes
XviD No
wmv Yes
Motion JPEG No
Supported Image Formats
BMP No
GIF No
JPG Yes
PNG No
Supported Audio Formats
AAC Yes
Apple Lossless No
AIFF No
FLAC No
WMA Yes
OGG Vorbis No
Audible No
WAV Yes
MP3 Yes
WMA Lossless Yes
ASF No
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Included Software
  • any DRM-free MP3 content
  • com
  • eMusic.com
  • Amazon
  • Zune software
Itunes No
Napster No

Performance

Performance
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 3.1
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -4.9
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -34.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.15
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 77.0