Zune Fourth Generation Specifications and Features

The fourth-generation Zune, or the Zune HD, features a brilliant 3.3 in OLED capacitive touch screen (480 x 272 pixels resolution), HD video out, HD radio, long battery life, and movie rentals. The device focuses on media playback and entertainment, offering one of the best portable music and video experiences. The audio player supports MP3, AAC, WMA, and WMA Lossless formats, as well as audio book files from Audible or OverDrive.


You can connect Zune HD to the internet via Wi-Fi to find an artist’s entire album catalog and let you preview and download additional songs. The Microsoft’s Zune Pass subscription music plan enables you to leverage the Zune HD’s similar artist listings to explore and download unlimited quantities of music at a certain monthly rate.

Other included features: 32 GB integrated memory; MPEG-4 playback; Variable bit-rate compatible; JPEG photo playback; Web browsing; Built-in games; Built-in FM radio; Wireless music download; H.264 playback; Hi-Speed USB; Zune Marketplace;  Version 4.0 of Microsoft’s Zune software client which offers many of the same features and capabilities as iTunes; and more.

Dimensions (W x D x H): 2.1 in x 0.4 in x 4 in
Weight: 2.6 oz

A Guide to Format and Reboot/Reset Zune

You can format and reset your Zune by following below instructions.

Reboot/Reset Zune: For Zune HD: Simply press and hold power button (button on top of the device) for 10 seconds. And For Zune30/4/8/16/80/120 Devices: You can reboot and reset the device by pressing and holding the Back button (<-) + Up on the directional pad at the same time.

Format Device from the Zune software (All devices): To format your Zune, Go to Settings > Device > Sync Options > Then click the “erase all content” button.

The following video shows how you can reboot your Zune 30/4/8/16/80/120 (source. YouTube.com).

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