New Apple iPod range tested in Which? LabsApple iPod Nano, Shuffle and Touch group review
09 October 2010
Apple refreshed its line up of iPods last month and Which? has now published its full reviews following putting the 2010 iPod range through its in-depth lab-testing.
The iPod Nano, the iPod Shuffle and the iPod Touch were all subjected to a series of tweaks and reworking by Apple, while the iPod Classic has remained the same.
The Nano, now in its sixth generation, has shrunk, lost its camera and gained touchscreen operation. The Shuffle, now in its fourth generation, grew in size but shrunk in cost to £39 making it the cheapest iPod to date.
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Are the new iPods better than the old iPods?
The Touch, also entering its fourth generation, has gained an improved screen and battery life and now has a front-facing camera that allows users to make free Skype calls to other Apple Touch or Apple iPhone 4 owners.
But have these changes improved the new iPods' performance or are they merely cosmetic? In our MP3 player reviews you can compare the previous iPod range with the new, and see which new Apple iPod wasn't awarded Which? Best Buy status.
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