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Review: 30GB and 60GB iPods with video

Price when rated: $399

Pros

  • Crisp, bright, and roomier display improves interface
  • Some nice new slideshow transitions
  • Solid battery life
  • Videos look good on the iPod’s screen and pretty fair on a television
  • Higher-quality voice memos has huge potential

Cons

  • No included power adapter
  • Some older accessories now obsolete
  • No support for FireWire syncing
  • Apple offers no great solution for converting video
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Price when rated: $299

Pros

  • Decent battery life
  • Crisp, bright, and roomier display improves interface
  • Some nice new slideshow transitions
  • Videos look good on the iPod’s screen and pretty fair on a television
  • Higher-quality voice memos has huge potential

Cons

  • No included power adapter
  • Some older accessories now obsolete
  • No support for FireWire syncing
  • Apple offers no great solution for converting video
 Compare

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