Mikey (2010)

by Blue Microphones


16GB iPod touch (fifth generation, mid 2013)

by Apple


iPod nano (7th generation)

by Apple


64GB iPod touch (fifth generation, late 2012)

by Apple

Price Best Price: $247.00
  • Hard to overdrive
  • Line input jack
  • USB charging jack
  • Offers most of the same specs as higher-priced iPod touches
  • Has an attractive price
  • Larger screen makes Multi-Touch much more usable than with previous model
  • Physical playback and Home buttons
  • More-iOS-like interface
  • Regains video playback of older models
  • Exceptionally thin and light
  • Far faster than previous model
  • Bright screen
  • Solid camera performance
  • Siri support
  • Gain levels a little low
  • No support for 4G iPod touch or iPhone 4
  • Provides no rear-facing camera, color options, or wrist strip
  • Only $50 less than entry-level iPod touch
  • Screen isn't as good as those on other Apple devices
  • Some users will miss previous model's built-in clip
  • No remote on bundled headphones
At A Glance



Width     1.6  inches 2.3  inches
Depth     0.2  inches 0.2  inches
Height     3.0  inches 4.9  inches

Supported Video Formats

H.264     Yes Yes
Motion JPEG       Yes

Supported Audio Formats

AIFF     Yes Yes
Audible     Yes Yes


Battery Type       Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Audio Usage Time       40.0  hours
Vendor Rated Internet Usage Time       8.0  hours