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Award: Editor’s Choice April 2008
April 2008
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The editors liked

  • Compact size and lightweight
  • At last
  • Colors!
  • ITunes integration
  • Awesome battery life
  • Durable aluminum alloy casing
  • Brighter LCD
  • Double the storage compared to 1G nano at same price
  • Aluminium casing
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Gapless playback
  • Bright & colorful screen
  • 27 hour battery life
  • IPod mini casing in multiple colors
  • Slim and sturdy
  • Very good sound quality
  • Simple controls and navigation
  • Seamless software integration
  • Sturdy metal casing. Very slim. Bright screen. Supports Audible and lossless compression. Very good sound quality. Cool new search feature. Excellent software integration. Gapless playback. Long battery life.
  • Aluminum body. Gapless playback. Longer battery life. Even slimmer design.
  • Sound quality
  • Excellent design
  • Bright screen
  • Apple’s best flash-based music player yet
  • Offering 2GB to 8GB storage capacities in six colored
  • Super-slim aluminum enclosures
  • Each at affordable prices. Far more scratch-resilient than prior model without compromising style. Lives up to Appl...
  • Attractive
  • Compact design
  • Large
  • Beautiful screen
  • Excellent battery life
  • The second-generation Apple iPod Nano takes on a new scratch-resistant aluminum body
  • Which is available in a variety of bright and shiny colors
  • Its still superslender but more durable
  • Thanks to a seamless construction. It supports photos (with thum...
  • Super-svelte size Amazing sound quality 24 hour battery Much improved design
  • Cute
  • Rugged finish
  • Good battery life
  • Loud as you need
  • Very affordable.
  • High audio quality
  • Elegant design

The editors didn't like

  • Price premium (4050% according to analysts)
  • Search feature isnt terribly useful on small capacity iPods
  • Still no builtin FM tuner
  • Color selection is limited by capacity (see below for details)
  • USB speed 50% slower than previous generation
  • No downlodable games
  • No exciting new features...
  • Lacks FM radio
  • No video playback
  • No integrated FM tuner
  • Voice recorder
  • Or video playback. Nonremovable battery.
  • No FireWire syncing.
  • Fingerprint smudges on backside
  • Included earbuds are uncomfortable
  • Falls shorter of current-generation iPod on big features (video
  • Games) than did prior nano at time of release. Color choices are limited by storage capacities and prices. Transfer times for data have doubled from prior nano. Users must download iTunes...
  • Small Click Wheel
  • Cover Flow browsing is slow
  • The iPod Nano still doesnt play video
  • Not that youd want to watch it on the small screen
  • And theres no built-in FM tuner or recording capability
  • Not all color options are available for all memory sizes.
  • 2GB only available in silver Black model only available in most expensive 8GB size No color choice in most expensive 8GB size
  • No Apple Lossless support
  • Not the best iPod for listening to podcasts and audiobooks.
  • Limits you to iTunes Music Store

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  Published: 2012-02-21, Author: Jessica , review by: examiner.com

  • Abstract:  In October 2001, Apple released the very first MP3 player called the 'iPod.' The product was so well embraced by consumers across the county that Apple continued to update and upgrade the iPod over the next decade, releasing more versions (also known as '...

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  Published: 2010-11-22, review by: about.com

  • Abstract:  The GoodLightweightAttractive priceAll the benefits of the iPod experience The BadLimited capacityCan't play TV, movies, or music videos Models2GB, 4GB, 8GB ColorsBlack, silver, pink, green, blue The PriceUS$149-$249The second-generation iPod nano fill...

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  Published: 2008-04-24, review by: macworld.com

  • Cute, rugged finish; good battery life; loud as you need; very affordable.
  • No Apple Lossless support; not the best iPod for listening to podcasts and audiobooks.
  • Macworld iPod Player hardware 2GB iPod shuffle Twice the capacity and $10 less than previous 2G shuffle by Christopher Breen, Macworld.com 0 Comments 0 Product:2GB iPod shuffleRatingProsCute, rugged finish; good battery life; loud as you need; very aff...

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  Published: 2008-04-17, review by: Digitaltrends.com

  • Abstract:  Video Review: On September 12, 2006, Steve Jobs announced the immediate release of the "completely remastered" iPod nano. The new iPod nano sports an entire physical redesign and the brilliant use of tough, anodized aluminum as the main exte...

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  Published: 2007-09-01, review by: computershopper.com

  • Attractive, compact design; large, beautiful screen; excellent battery life
  • Small Click Wheel; Cover Flow browsing is slow
  • With its cool, new shape, big, bright screen, and added video capability, the third-generation Nano gets almost everything right. ...

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  Published: 2007-07-04, Author: Jonathan , review by: trustedreviews.com

  • In comparison to our current flash player of choice – iRiver's Clix 2 – Apple's latest nano has fallen behind the times a little. It does have a lovely colour screen but it can't play video, its sound quality isn't up there with the best and, though I hav...

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  Published: 2007-07-01, review by: Laptopmag.com

  • Slim and sturdy, Very good sound quality, Simple controls and navigation, Seamless software integration
  • Lacks FM radio, No video playback
  • Apples second-generation iPod nano represents the state of the art in MP3 player design, with an ultraslim metal body and the most intuitive interface in the business. It lacks extras like a built-in FM radio, voice recorder, and video support, but it...

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  Published: 2007-04-11, review by: pcworld.com_techhive.com

  • High audio quality, Elegant design
  • Limits you to iTunes Music Store
  • The second-generation Nano delivers top-notch audio, and has a brighter screen than its predecessor.

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  Published: 2007-01-22, review by: the-gadgeteer.com

  • Abstract:  The Apple iPod nano has received an extreme makeover. Not that it really needed one though... The 1st generation iPod nano which was released approximately 1 year before the 2nd gen nano, looked like a baby version of the full sized player. This new...

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  Published: 2007-01-01, Author: Ursula , review by: productsifter.com

  • Abstract:  Get all the best features of a full-scale iPod, plus enough storage to hold up to 1,000 songs in a tiny colourful gadget and all for under £130. Its a great deal and makes the iPod nano our pick as the best budget iPod in Apples line up. It is also b...

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