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Apple iPod nano 5th Generation

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Overall 8
8.0

Apple iPod nano ( 5th gen, with video camera)

CNET
16 February 2015
  • Summary: Apple's fifth-generation iPod nano is the best version yet, packing in even more features than the previous models, while retaining the intuitive functionality that's typical of the company's MP3 players.
  • Pros: Attractive design and interface; larger screen than previous models; finally includes FM radio and built-in speaker; decent screen; compatible with movie rentals from iTunes.
  • Cons: Camera won't take still images; can't listen to music while recording video.
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Overall 9
9.0

Apple iPod nano (5th Generation)

PC Magazine
19 July 2010
  • Conclusion: No other player offers video recording, but even without it, the iPod nano is still the most graceful device in its price range.
  • Pros: Built-in video camera, mic, and speaker. Larger display, but same-size frame as previous-gen nano. Excellent user interface. New Genius Mix and VoiceOver features. Adds an FM tuner, and a pedometer.
  • Cons: So-so file support. Video camera can't capture still images. Ships with Apple's signature subpar earbuds.
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Mobility Digest Review: Apple iPod nano 5th Generation 8GB Review

mobilitydigest.com
3 July 2010
  • Summary: Despite the whole virus thing the new iPod nano 5th isn’t bad at all. I was truly surprised by the decent quality of the video camera, and the larger screen is nice as well. The additional stuff tossed in there I guess can make the nano 5th worthwhile, they are useful if you’re going to use them.
  • Pros: Simple and easy to use, Seems well made, Lots of features, Video camera is actually decent
  • Cons: Comes with virus! (at least mine did), Rather small capacity, No still camera
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Overall 10
10

Apple iPod Nano 8GB (5th Generation) Review

ThinkComputers
14 May 2010
  • Summary: Final Thoughts I actually had the first iPod Nano and it has sure come a long way since then! That iPod only really played music that was it. With this iPod you can play music, movies, listen to the radio, play games, record video, check the time, have a calendar, and even track your steps with the pedometer. It has really evolved over the years to become more than just a simple MP3 player.
  • Pros: – Great design, – Plays both video and audio, – FM tuner, – External speaker, – Included video camera
  • Cons: – None!
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The Mighty New iPod Nano

Gear Patrol
23 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Despite a relatively good track record by the Apple rumor mill for predicting the company’s latest breakthrough before its official announcement, today’s details regarding the new iPod Nano came as a refreshing surprise. Contrary to ideas circling the iPod touch (which did receive updates, though less than imagined) Apple instead gave the iPod Nano the majority of love today by adding a video camera & mic , Genius playlisting , radio , voice recording , speaker, and a...
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Overall 9
9.0

iPod nano (5G)

The Mac Observer
25 March 2010
  • Conclusion: The 5th generation iPod nano is easily the best and most feature-packed iteration yet. I'm disappointed that it can't shoot still photos but my only real complaint is the same one I have had for every iPod I've ever reviewed -- the included earphones are still uncomfortable and mediocre. This otherwise excellent little device deserves better.
  • Pros: Great little media player, bigger screen, video recording, FM radio, built-in speaker and microphone, pedometer.
  • Cons: No still photos, mediocre earphones.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 7
7.0
Performance 7
7.0

Apple iPod nano (Fifth Generation) 16GB Review

BigPictureBigSound
30 October 2009
  • Conclusion: As amazing as all the new features (joining the old, and I'm not aware of any that have been lost along the way) is the simple fact that they manage to fit together inside the same physical space as last year, even with the addition of necessary hardware like cameras and microphones. Sure, the antenna for the FM radio is actually the headphone cord, and the new built-in pedometer in the Fitness menu leverages the already-built-in accelerometer.
  • Pros: An easy-to-use VGA quality camcorder... in an iPod!, FM radio (finally!), with Live Pause and iTunes Tagging, Bigger screen, built-in speaker
  • Cons: Shiny new finish becomes smudged more easily, No still photo capture with the video camera
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Review: Apple's new 3G iPod nano is a 5G video iPod in a nano-thin shell

AppleInsider
10 September 2007
  • Excerpt: The new third generation Nano has the same small and ultra thin form factor as previous Nanos and similarly occupies the same sports-centric product position in the Apple's iPod line. However, it adds full video iPod features on a screen smaller than the existing 5G video iPod. How well does it deliver?
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Expert Review

MNC
5 August 2011
  • Summary: 8GB flash drive holds up to 2,000 songs or 8 hours video Built-in video camera and large 2.2-inch colour display All-new FM radio with innovative Live Pause feature Brilliant polished anodised aluminium finish Genius Mixes automatically creates mixes you'll love from your iTunes library
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Expert Review

MNC
16 January 2011
  • Summary: 8GB flash drive holds up to 2,000 songs or 8 hours video Built-in video camera and large 2.2-inch colour display All-new FM radio with innovative Live Pause feature Brilliant polished anodised aluminium finish Genius Mixes automatically creates mixes you'll love from your iTunes library
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