Monday, June 18, 2018
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Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation) Review

Apple’s iPod is the most popular MP3 player out there, if someone I know has an MP3 player it’s an iPod. I don’t think I’ve even seen an MP3 player lately that isn’t an iPod. The last time we reviewed an iPod at was the iPod Nano (3rd Generation). Today we have its successor the iPod Nano (5th Generation). This new iPod Nano was announced back in September and has a few features that previous iPod’s just didn’t have including a video camera, microphone, FM radio and a speaker. Let’s take a look and see what this new iPod is all about. Geeks.com was nice enough to provide us with the iPod Nano 8GB to review, Geeks.com is a great place to find cheap MP3 players.

Features
– Charcoal black color
– Curved aluminum and glass design
– Enjoy TV shows, movies, video podcasts, music and more
– 2.2-inch (diagonal) color LCD with LED backlight
– 240 x 376 pixels at 204 ppi
– 8 GB storage capacity
– Stores data via USB flash drive
– Click Wheel navigation
– Holds up to 2,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
– Holds up to 7,000 iPod-viewable photos
– Holds up to 8 hours of video
– Skip-free playback
– 20 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response
– Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
– Up to 24 hours music playback when fully charged
– Up to 5 hours video playback when fully charged
– User configurable maximum volume limit
– Genius Mixes
– FM Radio with Live Pause and iTunes Tagging
– Built-in pedometer – sync data with NikePlus.com
– Shake to shuffle
– Built-in accelerometer to switch screen display from vertical to horizontal

Packaging
We received the iPod Nano from Geeks.com and if you haven’t ordered from them before you should! Their shipping is very quick and everything comes nicely packed. They also use air bubbles in their packaging instead of the peanuts that go everywhere.

Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation) Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation)

The iPod came in a larger box and inside we found the iPod in its retail box. Opening it up you will find the iPod, USB cable, and dock adapter. This is a used iPod so it does not come with ear buds.

Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation) Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation)

Bob Buskirk
the authorBob Buskirk
About 10 years of computer experience. Been messing around with electronics since I was 5, got into computers when I was in highschool, been modding them ever since then. Very interested in how things work and their design.
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