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Apple iPod Nano 3rd generation

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Overall 9
9.0

Apple iPod Nano (3rd generation)

PC Magazine
17 November 2008
  • Conclusion: Apple's new video iPod nano is wider than the old version, yet the player remains very thin and sleek, with an excellent widescreen display, a beautiful interface, and (finally) video.
  • Pros: Widescreen video. New excellent user interface. Great new graphics. Extremely thin. Good (rated) battery life.
  • Cons: Cover Flow loses some of its appeal without a touchscreen. Crappy earbuds.
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Overall 7
7.0

Apple iPod nano - Third Generation

MacNN
24 September 2007
  • Excerpt: The Good Brilliant display and user interface. Exceptional battery life. Much improved game support. The Bad Initial manufacturing glitches with some units. Chrome shell is a step back from 2G models. Sheds some of its legacy accessory and game support. Apple was faced with a unique dilemma when tasked with yet again remaking the iPod nano.
  • Pros: Brilliant display and user interface., Exceptional battery life., Much improved game support.
  • Cons: Initial manufacturing glitches with some units., Chrome shell is a step back from 2G models., Sheds some of its legacy accessory and game support.
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Apple iPod nano 8 GB

TechSmart
15 December 2010
Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
7 August 2008
  • Summary: Despite its shape and size changing dramatically, the new iPod nano still manages to be the best designed player on the market. Under the hood lies an excellent music player, and a capable video player representing great value at this price.
  • Pros: Excellent interface, brighter and larger display for video playback, anodised aluminium front, improved battery life, Cover Flow feature
  • Cons: The screen is a little small for comfortable video playback, chrome backing shows scratches and fingerprints easily, small and stubborn hold switch
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Overall 10
10

Apple iPod Nano 8GB 2007 review

TechRadar UK
7 March 2008
  • Summary: Is this pre-Christmas facelift enough to woo new customers?
  • Pros: Amazing screen resolution, Small and light, New menus and Cover Flow
  • Cons: Screen is small, Stubby design, 8GB maximum memory
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Apple iPod nano 3G

iXBT Labs
28 December 2007
  • Conclusion: On the whole, we like Apple iPod nano 3G. Some users may dislike its new proportions -- but it will change, as they start using it. The player will be a good Christmas present both to men and women, especially considering various colors and low prices. We can recommend it to those users who want to use this player for audio playback and sometimes watch videos, podcasts, or even movies.
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Overall 10
10

Apple iPod Nano 3G review

Stuff.tv
3 December 2007
  • Summary: See our hands-on video of the iPod nano. Life is full of uncertainties but one thing we were sure of was that the iPod Nano did not need to play video. Surely, video on a device of that size with that screen would have been ludicrous. But with the 3rd generation Nano, Apple has moved the goalposts. It’s decided to squash the Nano, making it shorter and wider, resulting in a far larger display.
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Overall 9
9.0

Third-generation Apple iPod nano

PC Advisor
9 October 2007
  • Summary: The first thing you'll notice about the third-generation Apple iPod nano is its 2in display. How can you not? The display occupies more than half of the device.
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Overall 9
9.1

Expert Review

AppleSource
21 September 2007
  • Conclusion: While we're still not bowled over by its looks, by almost every other measure the new nano is a far better device. For the first time you won't have to be a feature pauper to enjoy a compact iPod. And it's reasonably priced too: the silver-only 4GB model is priced at AU$199 and the 8GB model, available in silver, black, blue, green and PRODUCT(RED), is AU$279.
  • Pros: ... but still not great, New look doesn't appeal to everyone, Video out cables cost AU$79!, Thinner Click Wheel hard to use
  • Cons: Bigger, brighter screen, Video playback, Cover Flow and preview pane look sweet, Better value than ever, Audio quality much improved ...
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Overall 8
8.2

Apple iPod Nano (3rd generation)

ZDNet
21 September 2007
  • Summary: Honey, I shrunk the iPod! The new nano has all the features of its big brother, the Classic, but in a smaller package with fewer gigabytes.
  • Pros: Bigger, brighter screen, Video playback, Cover Flow and preview pane look sweet, Better value than ever, Audio quality much improved ...
  • Cons: ... but still not great, New look doesn't appeal to everyone, Video out cables cost AU$79!, Thinner Click Wheel hard to use
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