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Good: Everything! Portable
Comment: This iPod is sadly not going to be made anymore, due to the takeover of the pointless iPod nano 6th gen. Though I have recently bought the new iPod touch in coral pink, I still use the iPod nano 6th gen more because I tried taking the iPod touch with me to listen to music on the way to school (which I do with my iPod nano) and the iPod touch felt very lagging in my pocket so I really prefer the iPod nano! GET IT FROM AMAZON OR EBAY WHILE YOU CAN IT'S DISCONTINUED SO HURRY!!
Good: every thing is good about it
Comment: ITS WICKED ( :
Good: The size, if you're at the gym/jogging etc.
Bad: The poor design with faulty parts
Comment: I have already had two of the iPod Nano 6th Gen. The first one I bought developed a fault within 1 month - the Sleep/Wake button gets stuck and renders the device practically unusable. The second was a replacement from Apple, which developed the exact same fault after about 12 months of use. Searching online I counted at least another 100 cases (only on Apple Support Forum) with the same issue. When the iPod Nano 6th Gen is out of warranty, Apple offers a replacement for £65 - I wouldn't risk paying for a product that is prone to develop faults. As the 'Genius' at the Apple Store certified, my iPod Nano was in perfect condition - after a year of use it doesn't have a single scratch because I invested (even more money) in a high quality case and screen protection.
I would strongly discourage anyone from buying one of these devices. I believe the product violates the UK Sale of Goods Act 1979 , as this defines that satisfactory quality also means that products must last a reasonable time. 1 month and 12 months for an mp3 player that costs £120 - now do you think this is reasonable time?
Bottom line: save your money, avoid the Apple hype and get a different brand. I'm now using my Creative Zen Nano - it's 8 years old and still going like new!
Good: nice and small the clip touchscreen pedometer
Bad: no fm radio no video camera how did anyone think the last nano was two big
Comment: Apple’s pedigree in the MP3 market is unsurpassed. Its iPods have sold in the millions over the years and whether or not you agree with its approach to selling music and synchronisation, there’s simply no arguing over the quality of its hardware. Even by its lofty standards, however, the latest iPod nano makes a bold statement.
Gone is the click wheel of old and gone is the tall, thin profile, to be replaced with an all-touchscreen interface. It’s less than half the size of the previous nano, measuring an eminently misplaceable 40.9 x 8.8 x 37.5mm (WDH) and weighing a barely noticeable 21.1g. In fact, the design – with its aluminium casing and large clip – is closer to the 2008 Shuffle than its predecessor. Clip it to your lapel, belt or inside pocket and you won’t know it’s there.
Our first reaction, though, was one of wonder mixed with scepticism. Surely that tiny 1.54in would be too small to work as a touch interface? How on earth can you possibly navigate hundreds of tracks on a screen barely bigger than a postage stamp? It turns out, however, that our fears were unfounded.
The touchscreen technology is, as with the iPhone 4 and iPod touch, capacitive, so the merest brush of a finger is all that’s needed to activate the onscreen buttons and options. But it’s the way the nano’s designers have managed to squeeze an iOS-style interface into such tight confines that really takes the breath away.
The first thing that confronts you after powering on the device are four square buttons, arranged in time-honoured iOS style. They’re just the right size for finger or thumb tapping, and you just swipe your finger to the left or the right to get to more options. Once you’re into track, song, album or artist views, even long lists are dispatched with effortless smoothness. An alphabetical index running down the right-hand side of listings is just as easy to operate, allowing thousands of items to be navigated in a matter of seconds.
It isn’t all touch, however, and that’s a good thing. Physical volume controls sit on the top edge, so you’re never left fishing around in menus when browsing listings, and next to these is a power button, which turns the screen on and off. After a couple of minutes, operating the nano became second nature. In fact, we found it quicker to navigate through our music collection on this tiny touchscreen than with the old-style click wheel.
Combine that with very good sound quality – we had no complaints whether listening through a pair of over-the-ear V-Moda CrossFade LPs or some in-ear canal Ultimate Ears 700s – and a selection of swanky extras, including a pedometer, Nike+ iPod support and an FM radio you can pause, and you have a compact MP3 player of rare polish and pedigree.
It’s a remarkable achievement, but it isn’t without its problems, and our first arose when trying to clip the player to clothing. If you forget to turn the screen off, it’s very easy to skip forward a track or jump to another song entirely by touching the edge of the screen. Neither are we convinced that multitouch is a great idea on this tiny screen. It’s limited in its scope – all you can do with it is change the screen orientation – and with barely enough room for two fingers side by side on the display, it’s more than a little fiddly.
The omission of a proper lock switch is problematic: it’s too easy to click the screen on/off button by accident. It’s also disappointing that video playback has been removed entirely from the features list, especially as the price is £129 for the 8GB player and £159 for the 16GB version. Finally, although there’s an accelerometer, it can’t be used to rotate the screen automatically.
It would be remiss of us to gloss over the new nano’s faults, and we can’t honestly say it’s worth upgrading from the previous models at these prices. For all that, however, we have a big soft spot for the new nano. It’s a gorgeous thing to have and behold, and for anyone who loves their technology bling it will prove absolutely irresistible.
Read more: Apple iPod nano (6th gen, 8GB) review | Media Players | Reviews | PC Pro http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/media-players/361060/apple-ipod-nano-6th-gen-8gb#ixzz1pdh4dSgU
Good: Small and light
Bad: Wireless and vehical use destroys battery permanantly
Comment: I killed two of these new nanos (was able to exchange them) either when plugging into my factory Mazda ipod system or trying to use with my wireless JBird earphones. It's is if the battery completely shorts out. Neither nano could be revived. I purchased a 3rd gen nano from Ebay and it works fine in any application just like my old one that finally died after many years of use. The new nano battery seems to be capable of handling wired earphones only.
Comment: Please help me guys my nano is dead?
Good: looks nice and has a long battery time
Bad: theres a cheaper mp3 version
Comment: its looks nice but there is a cheaper mp3/4 version on ebay for just Â£14 and it can play videos plus its got a slightly bigger screen so an easyer touch screen
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