Unofficial Zune 2 Mock-up

According to the techdudes at Gizmodo, we have a new mock-up pictures of Zune 2.

First Zune 2 Pictures

My first impression of it was… nothing.

Firstly the colors are quite interesting in that brown seems to be gone. People either hated it or loved it. I wasn’t too pleased with it. Replacing the brown, the new red seems like it’ll attract a new group of customers.

Second, the placing of the buttons seem a bit awkward. The two Micky Mouse ear type of buttons seems a bit crowded at the top. Maybe the center button should be shifted down a bit? Also a complete redesigning of the middle button is necessary in my point of view. That is dull and quite ugly looking.

The glossy effect I’m seeing… I hope that doesn’t come in the 2nd version. One of the greatest parts about Zune compared to the iPod was that it was quite scratch resistant and yes! No fingerprints! Woo-hoo! But with a glossy look, a highlight of the first gen. will certainly be destroyed.

Lastly, is it just me or did the screen just get smaller? I hope we have at least 3.0″ of screen so we won’t have to all get glasses. 😉

More info to come as more news is leaked! Stay tuned in to Wired Zune for more info!