Pros

  • New voice-recording functionality
  • Spoken Menus and larger menu fonts improve accessibility
  • More features than the iPod classic
  • Genius feature works directly on iPod
  • Improved interface with optional preview panel
  • Better-than-estimated battery life
  • Slightly larger Click Wheel than previous nano
  • Audio-crossfade
  • Most capacious nano yet

Cons

  • Same video-out restrictions as previous model
  • New shape has its drawbacks, including sharp top edges and (especially) corners
  • Odd landscape-mode controls
  • Spoken Menus doesn’t cover all menus and has the same occasional pronunciation issues as computer text-to-speech
  • Doesn’t charge from some older accessories

At A Glance

Thin music and video player

Manufacturer’s Description

The Apple iPod nano 4th Gen 16GB (Silver) expands your media horizons with its video playback capabilities in a super slim 6.2mm aluminum chassis. Watch your videos on the super bright 320 x 240 resolution screen that has an amazing 204 pixels per inch.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.apple.com/