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iPod nano (sixth generation, late 2010)

Price when rated: $149

Pros

  • Compact size
  • Multi-Touch display and interface improve many interactions
  • Better media-browsing performance than previous models
  • Convenient clip

Cons

  • No physical playback buttons, but ships with basic earbuds instead of remote/mic version
  • Same price as previous version despite cheaper earbuds, a smaller screen, and no video-watching and -recording features
  • Multi-Touch sometimes feels more gimicky than useful
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Price when rated: $179

Pros

  • Compact size
  • Multi-Touch display and interface improve many interactions
  • Better media-browsing performance than previous models
  • Convenient clip

Cons

  • No physical playback buttons, but ships with basic earbuds instead of remote/mic version
  • Same price as previous version despite cheaper earbuds, a smaller screen, and no video-watching and -recording features
  • Multi-Touch sometimes feels more gimicky than useful
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