The new Zune goes on sale nationwide today. It has a sleek new design similar to the 2nd generation iPod Nano. The Zune is a great alternative player for those who don’t want iPods. They’ve offered many new colors and the option to get customizable art for free for a limited time. Here’s the full release:
Three new Zune portable media players including the sleek Zune 80GB and slim, ultra-portable Zune 8GB and Zune 4GB will go on sale nationwide, and Microsoft is making its new Zune software available for free download online at www.Zune.net. Microsoft will also launch a new online store called Zune Originals. For the first time, consumers will have the option to customize their Zune player with laser-engraved designs and personal text through the online store at www.ZuneOriginals.net. Customers will also be able to purchase a Zune player directly from Microsoft on the site and choose from a collection of laser-engraved artwork designed exclusively for Zune by eighteen internationally-recognized artists.