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83
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Pros
  • Gorgeous new UIResponsive touchscreenZune Pass
Cons
  • Limited beyond music and video playbackUnclear roadmap for applicationsNo Mac compatibility
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User Reviews

100
PiroThePyro
I will admit, I was extremely excited to pick mine up last Tuesday (32GB Platinum),...read more
100
LJKelley
Microsoft’s new touch screen portable media player is the new kid on the block...read more
90
Kale
This was an impulse buy for me, to be honest. I'd heard some reviews and...read more
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84
Average Critic Score

Media support

67
 

Video quality

92
 

Battery life

83
 

Sound quality

91
 

Portability

88
 

Capacity

66
 

Ease of use

77
 

How It Stacks Up

82

Engadget

82
 

Critic

58
 

User

63
 

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Critic

65
 

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73
 
86

Engadget

86
 

Critic

87
 

User

86
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

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User

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Engadget

86
 

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87
 

User

86
 
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