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Apple Shows Off 'Best iPods Ever'

Apple Shows Off 'Best iPods Ever'

The Apple Store was down for a bit this morning following Apple's announcement about its new shuffle colors, video nano, iPod touch and cheaper iPhones, but the site is back up and showing off what they call the the "best iPods ever."

For a full rundown on the new goodies,


iPod touch

  • The new iPod touch introduced today features built-in Wi-Fi networking and a multi-touch user interface — first introduced on iPhone — that makes it easy to find all of your music, video, and other digital content and enjoy it on the gorgeous widescreen display on iPod touch. The multi-touch interface uses Safari, Apple’s YouTube application, and the new iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store. It's 8mm thin, features up to 22 hours of audio playback and up to five hours of video playback. Available later this month, iPod touch comes in 8GB and 16GB models for $299 and $399, respectively.

New iPod nano

  • The new iPod nano now brings video playback, an enhanced user interface featuring Cover Flow, and an incredible new design to the world’s most popular music player. Featuring a larger two-inch display with 204 pixels per inch, the new iPod nano lets you watch your favorite movies, TV shows, and music videos in the same resolution available on the current video iPod. iPod nano comes with three enjoyable games (iQuiz, Vortex, and Klondike), and you can purchase and download other games from the iTunes Store. iPod nano comes in five new colors—silver, black, blue, green and a (PRODUCT) RED special edition. Available today, iPod nano comes in 4GB and 8GB models, selling for just $149 and $199, respectively.


  • The new iPod shuffle, introduced today, comes in four new colors—including the new (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition iPod shuffle—and the original silver. Featuring 1GB of storage, iPod shuffle lets you wear up to 240 songs on your sleeve.

iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store

  • Starting today, you can enter the new iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store; wirelessly browse, search, preview, purchase, and download songs or albums to your iPhone or iPod touch; then immediately listen to your new music after it downloads. Once you get back to your Mac or PC, iTunes automatically recognizes the new music and syncs it with your existing library.

Create your own custom ringtones in iTunes

  • Using the new built-in ringtone maker in iTunes, you’ll soon be able to create custom ringtones by selecting a segment, up to 30-seconds long, from any of the more than one million participating songs. After creating your new ringtone, and setting custom fade-in and fade-out points, you can easily sync it to iPhone. It costs just $.99 (in addition to the cost of a new song) to create a 30-second segment from iTunes.

iPod classic

  • Providing 80GB or 160GB of storage, the new iPod classic lets you carry up to 40,00 songs or 200 hours of video. In addition to the features you already enjoy, the new iPod classic delivers an enhanced user interface, featuring Cover Flow, and a new, thinner and all-metal enclosure. Available immediately worldwide in silver and black, iPod classic costs just $249 and $349 for the 80GB and 160GB models, respectively.
Dark_Slayer Dark_Slayer 10 years
New Nanos are ugly
Rubyz Rubyz 10 years
Ugh..wish I had the money for a new one. My 4th gen photo is dying every couple of days...
veronicaraye veronicaraye 10 years
"cingular, raising the bar"
sosweetnsingle sosweetnsingle 10 years
i just a new ipod less than a month ago and i'm pissed. i like the touch, but i would need more gb's.
Leopardcc Leopardcc 10 years
Hmmmm do you think if I got myself a new one I could pass my old one off to the hubby? :sneaky-evil:
frockoff frockoff 10 years
The great thing about the Ipod Touch is it has internet access. If you're not trying to have monstrous music playlist then the storage size should be too much of an issue. I was thinking about getting a smart phone so I could have internet access but I might just go with a Ipod Touch and keep my little dinky flip phone.
IlovemyGeek IlovemyGeek 10 years
I have an 80G video, a shuffle, and a mini, but when I saw the 160G Classic ipod I swear I started drooling, me thinks me needs to add a another pod to the collection.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 10 years
Why would you get the I touch .... you might as well get the i PHONE... b/c the phone plus the ipod is what makes it fucking awesome .... plus the new nano is fat.... I like my sleek old one.... APPLE makes me not wanna buy their products b/c 2 mins later a better one comes out...
LuciLu LuciLu 10 years
my nano feels ancient next to these!
Lorelei-Spirit Lorelei-Spirit 10 years
NOW I will buy an Iphone. 600 bucks was ridiculous - 400 is doable.
zahrash zahrash 10 years
omg omg yAAAAAaY i want a red ipod :D :D
lala788 lala788 10 years
i think i want the touch one
EatYourVeggies EatYourVeggies 10 years
I want the new nano purely for its cuteness. It's really cute, plus it now plays videos.
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
i like my 30gb video (classic) ipod and wouldn't replace it unless i got a 160 gb one - then i'd actually have enough room for the 60gb of music i have on my laptop/external hard drive and some videos as well. i really love the touch ipod because i'd use it for it's wi-fi capabilities a lot, i'm sure - plus for videos because of the large screen. 16gb is pretty small though - i'll wait until they can hold more (and when i have hundreds of dollars to spend on something i don't need...i'm still really wanting a new imac even though i don't need one!) oh what to gadget wishlist keeps getting longer and longer!
geniusNOTatWORK geniusNOTatWORK 10 years
i just gotta say I'm loving the new lineup! :) I have a gen 5 ipod so no new ipod for me but those nanos on the other hand... I really want one! Don't they look like ipod classic chibis? :) The colors are also very pretty
raptinrainbows raptinrainbows 10 years
yeaahhh! so glad i waited to get the iphone! :nerdgirl: i have a 60gb ipod so can wait 'til next year before upgrading to an 80gb model.
shafiii shafiii 10 years
i want the iPhone now that the price is lowered. its the same price as the 16GB iPod touch. hm... ponder
c0rkie c0rkie 10 years
trends like this that changes every 6 months to a year, maybe even LESS than that make me feel money isn't even worth anything anymore!!! i am still using my 3rd gen ipod yo
c0rkie c0rkie 10 years
so many new gadgets!
Lizy Lizy 10 years
create ringtone on itune for another $.99, too me it's another way to get people money.
PaulK2 PaulK2 10 years
I absolutely love the new iPod Touch. It's hard to picture just how thin it is until you watch some of the videos where the guy is holding it in his hand. Wow. And it has wifi Internet access too! I don't mind small amount of space, I keep all my music on my computer and only transfer over a few playlists and podcasts at a time anyway. I'd rather have thin than thick with more space.
vanz21 vanz21 10 years
saw them, love 'em, want them!!!
haydee haydee 10 years
i love the looks of the new video nano! if only they made the ipod touch with a bigger storage, I would definitely get one.
amorefol amorefol 10 years
iPod Touch is fantastic and I would love one...but there is no way I would give up my 80GB for a 16GB let alone 8GB. I'll wait until they come out with iPod Touches with more memmory, or something better.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 10 years
decisions, decisions! it's down to either the 80gb or the iphone. what do i want more? the space or the all-in-one? ahh! my head hurts!
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