Our review partner Digital Trends just published a detailed review of the Microsoft Zune and it ain't pretty. Verdict: "The Microsoft Zune is one of those products that you will want to avoid at all costs; at least this first generation."
Quote from the Zune Review:
"Sometimes, if your partners can’t get the job done, you just have to do it yourself. And this is exactly what Microsoft is trying to do with the introduction of the Zune, a portable audio and video player built specifically by Microsoft. Arguably meant for early adopters, the Zune promises a “social” aspect rarely seen by other media players in the form of wireless music sharing. Featuring a large 3-inch screen, the Microsoft Zune allows both music and video playback for under $250 US. "
Read the full Microsoft Zune Review.
Despite the big Microsoft marketing push, the sales numbers so far seem to be disappointing. The Zune is for instance only on spot 75 of the Amazon.comAmazon.com top electronics sales. The iPod locks in the top spots.
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