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Apple iPod nano 8 GB Black (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL

100% Positive Reviews

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Pros: Small, Long Battery Life, Good Little Screen, Easy to Use, Great Built Quality

Cons: Ok Sound Out, No Custom EQ, No FLAC Support

I have had my 5th Gen Nano for a little over a year now.  I use it EVERY day.  Both at home and in the car.

 

I used to have a 1st Gen Nano and LOVED it.  But it was either lost or stollen, so I then decited to "upgrade".

 

My issue is, not sure if it really is an upgrade in terms of sound output.  Not that the 5th Gen is bad, just that the 1st Gen seemed better.  I wish I could explain what I mean, but I did not have them both to compare back to back.

 

The 5th Gen is sleek looking with a great little screen.  In a pinch, I have even watched movies and TV shows on it.  Always has worked great for video files.

 

Has a few little games that come with it.  They are good to waste some time if needed. 

 

The output sound is my only small gripe.  It just seems to be missing something.  Though hard to put my finger on it.  Maybe it just does not put out that much power.  Whatever it is, it is not enough to bother me...  As I said, I use it every day.

 

For the first year or so, I only put MP3s onto it.  Then of late, I have started uploading Apple Lossless (ALAC).

 

MP3 vs. ALAC on the 5th Gen Nano:

 

Using both my Alessandro MS1 and Monoprice 8320 I noticed a few things:

- MP3s on the Nano seem warmer.

- MP3s seem to have a little more bass.

- ALACs are more detailed, but seem brighter.

- ALACs seem to respond better to the stock EQ settings.

 

Final thoughts.  Would I buy the 5th Gen again and/or recommend it?  Yes and Yes.  It does a good job all around and is very portable.  The screen and body seem to resist scratches.  It still looks brand new after over a year of use.  I love the long battery life.  I use it so often and rarely have to charge it.

 

It is a good little Audio player. 

 

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Apple iPod nano 8 GB Black (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL
Description:

Details:
DetailValue
BindingElectronics
BrandApple
ColorBlack
EAN0885909305339
FeatureSupports H.264 and MPEG-4 video formats; JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG image formats
Height3.6 inches
Length1.5 inches
Weight0.08 pounds
Width0.24 inches
LabelApple Computer
List Price$149.99
ManufacturerApple Computer
ModelMC031LL/A
MPNMC031LL/A
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameMP3_PLAYER
PublisherApple Computer
StudioApple Computer
TitleApple iPod nano 8 GB Black (5th Generation) NEWEST MODEL
UPC885909305377
Batteries Included0
FormatCD
Hardware PlatformPC
Is Autographed0
Is Memorabilia0
Operating SystemWindows
Warranty1 year warranty
PlatformWindows
Display Size2.2
Size8 GB
Media TypeNone
Models:
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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