Zune grabs number two spot behind iPod

— 2:03 AM on November 30, 2006

Microsoft's new Zune portable media player might be doing better than expected. According to NPD Group numbers quoted by SF Gate, the newly-released player is already in second place—albeit a distant second place—behind Apple's iPod line in terms of sales. The numbers say Apple has a 72.5% revenue share in the portable media player market, while the Zune dislodged the SanDisk Sansa at the number two spot with a 13% share. 13% isn't particularly impressive, but it's certainly not bad for a device that's only been out for two weeks. Thanks to Gizmodo for the tip.

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