The device will be launched on 14 November and will be priced at $249.99 for the 30GB version.
Microsoft also plans to launch a music download service for the Zune, offering the options of purchasing individual songs or an all-you-can-eat monthly subscription.
To jump-start competition with the five year-old iPod accessory marketplace,
Microsoft also announced 10 Zune accessories ranging from AV cables to FM
The accessories will be available in specialised discounted packages, such as car kits and travel packs.
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