Conclusion: “A thousand songs in your pocket”, smaller, lighter, more colorful, and with loads of extra features, the iPod mini easily outdoes all other portable audio players on the market in terms of style and quality. It is too hot to handle, too easy to play with, and too lovely to not obtain one. Apple has surely scored another homerun with this little sister to the original iPod.
Excerpt: The rumors circulated all around the net as to what the next Apple iPod would be like. Many thought that a flash based iPod would be on the horizon while others hoped that a video iPod was in the works. January of 2004 came around and Steve walked out onto MacWorld San Francisco holding a whole new iPod - however it wasn't the flash based offering nor was it a video player. It was the iPod mini !(mini-me anyone?