Which MP3 player out of Zune, Ipod, Zen?

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Which MP3 is the best?

  1. Microsoft Zune 30GB

    6 vote(s)
    16.2%
  2. Ipod Nano 4/8GB

    9 vote(s)
    24.3%
  3. Ipod Classic 80GB

    13 vote(s)
    35.1%
  4. Creative Zen Vision: M 30GB

    7 vote(s)
    18.9%
  5. Those suck! (Please suggest another one)

    2 vote(s)
    5.4%
  1. crazy8tiger

    crazy8tiger Rookie

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    I want to get a new mp3 player for my birthday so I was wondering what you guys thought was the best out of the three? I'm really looking at the Zune, Ipod Nano/Classic, and Zen Vision M mostly. Storage doesn't really matter as all 4 of those players have enough space for me. Which do you think is better is terms of quality, accessibility, etc.
     
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  2. forzainter

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    creative, its awesome
     
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  3. Lakoste

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    Without knowing how much music you have, and whether you watch movies or not, I can't really suggest one MP3 player over another.

    BTW, check out the new Zunes that came out this week, they look very promising.
     
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  4. crazy8tiger

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    Any of those 4 I posted have enough storage for me. 8GB is enough for me right now, but if I get a bigger one, I have no problems using that for more music, videos, and pictures.
     
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  5. abenguyen

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    get the ipod touch. i know the price is super high but wait for it to go down like the ipods and iphone
     
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  6. Freedom

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    I'm an iPod guy, but I know a few guys who really like their Zunes. If storage space isn't your issue, then just figure out how much you want to spend and what features you want (like movies). I know for a fact that iPods and Zunes are good machines, but I don't know anything about Zen.
     
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  7. superman1

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    Whatever is cheapest, I say. The music comes out the same from all of them. Just make sure to get a good pair of headphones--that's where the quality can be distorted.
     
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  8. Photoshop

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    Forget all that. Check this out Samsung P2. I pre-ordered one already for my friend and estimated date of arrival is early November. I can't wait that long and I will have an mp3 player (ipod, of course) by then. Sorry, Samsung, that's what you get for making me wait.
     
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  9. AJTx0

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    I agree with Superman.
    Unless you're keen on looks and features.. I really wouldn't care what to buy. Whichever one is cheapest.

    For me personally, I just got an iPod, as it works fine :D!
     
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  10. Hure

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    ZEN is cool, there are unbreakable and have more features then ipods, such as FM radio. Never had a Zune but considering they have Zune 2 already the original one is not a good deal. Zune requires special software tho. Can't go wrong with the ZEN.
     
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  11. movdqa

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    I'm looking at the iPod Touch. I already have a Nano which is fine as a music player but having wireless internet in my shirt pocket would be really great.
     
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  12. Eviscerator

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    Creative is the best bang for the buck.
     
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  13. yodudedudeyo

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    creative all the way. i hate itunes and the creative has a lot more features. though if youre a mac/itunes man, the new ipod classic isnt a bad alternative either. but the creative has just been discontinued so you can probably get it for dirt cheap. (regardless of it being discontinued, it's still the best)
     
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  14. movdqa

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    Creative doesn't have the ability to surf the web.
     
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  15. Gmedlo

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    I would say get an iPod or creative, but I would lean towards the ipod. They are, IMO, more reliable and Apple CS literally leads the electronics industry.

    New ipods look schweet, too. and Inexpensive.
     
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  16. movdqa

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    Bought an iPod Touch this afternoon. Hard to find it - three stores that I called were out of them. It's an absolutely amazing device. Oh yeah, it plays music too.
     
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  17. crazy8tiger

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    I decided to get a Zune after finding one for $100 on Woot. Thanks for the help!
     
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  18. psamp14

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    the ipod touch is the real deal....

    OP....depending on the size of your music collection, choose either some small mp3 player, the nano, or ipod classic/zune/creative zen

    each has some good features....the ipod is well established obviously, but microsoft has brought some cool things to the zune like wireless syncing...

    or if your collection is a fairly decent size or you frequently switch your playlists...and you would like a full wide-screen touch screen with internet via wifi....consider the ipod touch...
     
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  20. Ronny

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    I have a Zen Vision and it's been working great so far. No regrets whatsoever.
     
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