zune 120gb vs 8gb itouch

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  1. superdude
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    what's the difference of the zune 120gb and the itouch 8gb.

    Basically you use both for videos and music which both have zune has wireless connection among other zune users to share music and wireless connection to your computer the zune does everything thing and more that you would usually get a mp3 player for.

    The apple itouch is almost $100 bucks more for a 8gb compared to a 120gb zune but it also has it's advantages with touch screen and the use of internet and email, games (zune has it too) and the use of email so it's another computer a pocket computer you might say but then why to we have computers?

    i think that the zune is better for your price and what your going to use to for.

    what's your say?
     


  2. science

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    I say its like comparing a pickup truck to a sedan. You can't compare these two, because they apply do different markets and buyers.
     
  3. Urza

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    iTouch is better in every single way (except for drive capacity of course).
     
  4. juggernaut911

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    As mighty as your word is, urza, you might need to explain that a tad bit more.

    I think for a plain PMP, the Zune wins.
     
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    I agree with juggernaut, but then i hate all iproducts.
     
  6. Urza

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    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=104...p;#entry1390224
     
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    8gb Sansa (e280) with Rockbox is still king among mp3s, price considered.
    iTouch is great for videos, though. However, it's retardly expensive.
    Hard drive mp3s are XBOX HUEG. If I wanted a giant mp3, I'd use my DS.
    Which I actually do... I only pack up my mp3 when I am running or doing sports. I'm not that much of an audiophile to care about the slight quality loss.
     
  8. Urza

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    Eventually you kids will learn to stop wasting money on things that only have media playback functionality.

    They aren't worth carrying around anymore.

    If you're living on welfare or in a third-world country maybe.
     
  9. Warm Woolly Shee

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    If you only have 8 gigs of music, you don't enjoy music enough to justify a portable MP3 player.
     
  10. Urza

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    Not everyone is afflicted with the mental condition that makes them need their entire music collection with them at all times.
     
  11. LagunaCid

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    8 GB of music is a crapload.
    I just checked my library and I have about 4-5. I just keep music I really like, though.
     
  12. Urza

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    I loled.
     
  13. LagunaCid

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    Hey man, as I said before, I know the DS mp3 playback is not exactly "perfect", but it's good enough for my tastes. I'm like, a music CASUALAN, just like almost everyone. M3 Sakura's firmware has actually a quite good playback, not counting the shitty bass.
    And don't take my quotes out of context, lol. The DS is quite big when compared to MP3s, and that is exactly my reason to not have yet another device on my pocket, especially a huge one (like a zune). (My DS is essential for me to survive almost-daily train commutes, heh)

    So allow me to make my case easier to understand:

    Normal, casual, use: Just use a DS. Chances are, you won't be paying much attention to the music to notice the microdifferences in quality. I generally don't, unless is a bass-heavy song. And of course, it has delicious DS games that will entertain you much better when you are waiting for something.
    Sports use: Use a small mp3 that doesn't have the resistance of a crystal shard. Like a e280.
    That is how I roll, and I am quite satisfied.
     
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    that is fantastic, though most of those stated reasons does not make the iPod Touch superior.
     
  15. Urza

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    I don't know what the fuck a "causalan" is, but I would say I'm not an audiophile by any definition of the word and know that DS audio playback is simply horrendous.
     
  16. superdude
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    well itouchs are expensive even if your not paying for it plus it's kinda TOO thin to have in your hands while the zune about twice the size and easy to grab on plus i want to buy some skullcandy headphones for it and they're around $50 so in total it's $300 for zune plus psp (product safety plan) it's 350 which is what the 8gb itouch is without the psp and headphones plus it's only 8gb of free space where you could get 120gb to fill with some movies that are nicely comverted and about 10gb of music
     
  17. Urza

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    Feel free to inform me on what makes the Zune so appealing.
     
  18. LagunaCid

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    You tried Sakura? It's not bad at all. Sometimes I put it on my comp's speakers, and people have a hard time noticing that it's not my computer playing it.
     
  19. juggernaut911

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    That is because your standard is defined in one word: best.
    oh snap

    I would buy an iPod if I was frequently around wifi spots and was obsessed with checking my mail and using the internet.
     
  20. superdude
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    the ds alone is quite bad when your music is rock or punk rock it's bad with loud parts