Songs on Zune to cost 99 cents

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Microsoft has announced that songs available for download at the Zune Marketplace service will cost about 99 cents a song. This price is same as that offered for by Apple’s iTunes. So the whole battle boils down to the device. Comparing the specs of Zune and iPod, Zune has a head start by enabling the users to share photos and songs, on a limited basis, to one another.

Microsoft is also offering a subscription pass for $14.99 a month, which will allow users to listen to any of the songs on Zune Marketplace.

Update: Zune will be launched on Novermber 14 and will be priced at $249.99 for 30GB capacity.

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3 Responses to “Songs on Zune to cost 99 cents”

  1. Startup Squad » Blog Archive » Zune site launched Says:

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    […] As for logging into the Zune account you can use your existing Windows Live ID or create a new Zune tag. As I had written before you can buy individual songs from Zune Marketplace. You need to adding Microsoft Points to your account and use them to buy songs at the Marketplace. Microsoft will also be offering Zune Pass using which you can download as many music files as you like from the Zune Marketplace. Monthly Zune Pass is priced at $14.99 and the 3-month Zune Pass is priced at $44.97. […]

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