It was just yesterday when Microsoft refreshed their new Zune version 3 lineup and now that news is already looking old as Steve Jobs today at Apple’s “Lets Rock” event unveiled the new iPod lineup. Here is a quick head to head between the new Zune 16 v.s. iPod Nano-Chromatic 16GB:

  Zune 16 iPod Nano-Chromatic (16GB)
Screen Size 1.8 inches 2 inches
Storage Capacity 16GB 16GB
Control Type Zune Pad Click Wheel
Battery N/A 24 hours of music, 4 hours of video
Voice Recorder No Yes
FM Radio Yes No
Games Yes Yes
Social Network Zune Social None
PodCast Yes Yes
Price $199 $199
Extras Features Wireless purchase from Marketplace, Channels,
Personal Picks, Download from Overdrive, Audiobooks, Mixview,
Buy from FM,
Zune Originals, New firmware for older hardware
Cover Flow, Accelerometer, Genius feature, available in 8 colors,
Aluminum design with curved glass, thinnest music player in market, Green and “highly recyclable.”
 
We leave the judgement to the users themselves. So which one are you in for?

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