Zune HD purple and magenta versions arrive

Dec 2, 2009
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Zune Originals promised us more color choices for Microsoft's Zune HD PMP, and as expected the catalog has been updated with new magenta and purple versions.  The colors - which join the original black, silver, blue, red and green models - are part of Microsoft's Zune HD holiday promotion, and the company is also offering free message engraving.

The new hues are pretty subdued - which we're not saying is a bad thing - and go very nicely with the Zune HD's angular, almost industrial casing design.  Unsurprisingly Microsoft are also pushing their Zune Pass unlimited music service, too; you'll get a free month's access with a new Zune HD, but after that it's $14.99 per month.

Pricing for the new color versions is unchanged, at around $220 for the 16GB model and around $290 for the 32GB version.  They're available to order now.  Check out the SlashGear review of the Zune HD here.

[via ArsTechnica]


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