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.