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    News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    All signs are pointing to a September 8th launch for Microsoft's Zune HD.
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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    Better Screen, Lower Price, Better Battery Life.

    I don't know why, but i don't believe it.
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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    Sounds too good to be true, but then I think a lot of us said that about Windows 7 when the hype started...

    Not that I'll be buying a Zune of any description as long as my Trusty SPV M600 holds out...

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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    Agree with the above, that seems to be an awful lot for a relatively cheap price (compared to icompetition). If it does prove to be true, thats gunna be a real winner!

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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    I wouldn't be surprised if it's been sold at (or even below) cost in order to build marketshare.

    Microsoft lost money on the Xbox for many years but has managed to build up a fair bit of marketshare. Wouldn't be surprised to see exactly the same here!

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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    Quote Originally Posted by tickedon View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised if it's been sold at (or even below) cost in order to build marketshare.

    Microsoft lost money on the Xbox for many years but has managed to build up a fair bit of marketshare. Wouldn't be surprised to see exactly the same here!
    Very true, sell at a loss to create a reputation and then you get crap loads of sales for other items e.g. fore the 360 its all the games that make the money.For the player it would probs be the music etc.

    I really want one of these but i doubt it would be released here
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    Re: News - Amazon lets slip Zune HD pricing and release date

    Until they release it worldwide, it's never going to be able to compete against the iPod.

    Also, it would be quite handy if Microsoft (or a 3rd party) made a Zune to iPod Dock adapter so people could use the Zune in places like their cars (some of which already have built-in iPod dock connectors).

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