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The iPod Nano: The 2nd Generation

It's made out of aluminum, even thinner than the first gen. They're bringing back colors (like the mIni). It looks similar to the Mini, actually.

Battery life increased from 15 to 24 hours, gapless playback, instant search like the big iPod, and quick scrolling. Comes with the new headphones.


Comes in three models, 2GB model in silver, 4GB in silver, pink, green, blue, and 8GB in black.

$149 for 2GB, $199 for 4GB, $249 for 8GB model. Double the storage for the same price.


New packaging is 52% less volume than the old iPod nano. It's more "environmentally friendly".

All three are available today.

The new nano works with the charger, the armband, lanyard, and works with the Nike Shoe (I don't know if it works without the adapter or if that's still in there. I think it's still necessary.)

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I am buying a nano to replace my dead 3rd Gen (the hdd suffered one too many spills) that died JUST LAST WEEK the timing is perfect, people are starting to give me strange glances when I sing on the bus :p

8gig is what I was hoping for, and I do think bringing back the mini's hard outer shell was a good idea :D I would have liked the screen to get bigger, but I thought that was not going to happen since then it wouldn't be the standard iPod shaped screen.

8gig only in black though, this seems to be a theme with apple now, first the macbooks and now the nanos, makes sense since black iPod have been so popular and some people will buy it as a status icon (Me, I just want 8 gigs of non-hard drive goodness!)