The WiFi allows users to easily access and share music in several different ways.
Intuitive interface and controls.
Ability to buy & download music directly to Zune from Marketplace.
120GB hard drive.
FM Tuner w/ tagging.
Excellent music discovery features.
Added support for games and audiobooks, and maintained enviable features, such as a 3.2-inch glass LCD.
All the special features are directed at the music capacity.
We wish there were more movie features.
Most new features require subscription.
Wireless music downloads require Zune Pass subscription.
Mediocre battery life.
Dumb points-based payment system for à la carte downloads.
Video content selection still lags behind iTunes.
High-quality earbuds are no longer included.
The glossy plastic front is more prone to scratches and smudges.
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
The Zune 120 is focused on music, but it still provides an excellent hand-held movie...88
By OSNews on September 01, 2009
Geeks.com, home of many digital media players, sent in the Zune 120 GB for a spin. In the eve of the upcoming Zune HD release, how do these players stack up against the iPod? Read on to find out.The Zune package comes with a USB cable and earbuds. It...-
By Bityard on May 05, 2009
The saying goes “When Microsoft wants something, it always wins”. The Zune 120 is a realization of this quest. In this review, we take a close look at the Zune from a technical and business point of view. The Zune could be in its third...-
By PCWorld on April 22, 2009
Diminutive flash-based MP3 players may have a physical advantage, but they dont address the needs of users who prefer to carry their entire music and media library on one device. Microsofts latest hard-drive-based Zune player, the Zune 120GB,...80
By Electronicsme on March 03, 2009
The Zune's large hard drive, top-notch FM tuner and large display offers a great value for the money. At around $250 the Zune competes with Apple's iPod classic but offers a larger screen and additional features. The Zune's playback...84
By Digital Trends on February 19, 2009
Microsoft’s fabled Zune line has done a lot of growing up over the years. From the first-gen 30GB player that we scorned back in 2006 to the 8GB model we warmed up to in 2007, Microsoft has continually been fine tuning its line of media players to...80
By Just Another Mobile Monday on January 13, 2009
I was really impressed by the Zune 120. It features a fantastic interface, which has been significantly improved with the upgraded touch controls. Video playback quality could have been better, but I thought it was good enough for the format. I do...-
By SmartComputing on November 22, 2008
Microsoft recently released the Zune16 (a flash drive-based media player) and Zune120 (a larger, hard drive-based player). The newest DAPs (digital audio players) from Microsoft offer more storage space (16GB and 120GB, respectively) than previous...-
By TechReviewSource on October 16, 2008
In today's world, almost everyone has an Apple iPod, but some of those users are slowly switching to Microsoft's Zune instead. They are mostly doing it to make the usage of Windows Vista more seamless with their MP3 player. With an iPod, you...80
By LaptopMag on October 02, 2008
The new Zune can’t beat the iPod classic’s battery life or game support, but it does have a better screen, useful music-discovery features, and wireless. Ultimately, the 120GB Microsoft Zune is an excellent iPod classic alternative and gives...80