iPods – Confused? Find Out the Differences Between All the Versions

Getting Christmas gifts for your tween or teen can sometimes seem like a major hassle, but you can trust that iPods are always something that they can look forward to. Christmas 2010 will see new versions of iPods that are sure to fly off the shelves. this article will tell you what is out there, and if your teen will absolutely love the iPod.

iPod Classic

The now sixth generation Apple iPod classic has the best features out there, especially when compared to earlier models. It remains the mp3 player to beat on the market, and you can get 160GB of hard drive space, which means space enough for tens of thousands of songs If your teen loves music and wants to carry all of it around with them, this is ideal. you can get it for about $250.

iPod Nano

Christmas 2010 sees the new sixth generation iPod Nano coming out, providing a sleeker design than you’ve seen before. you can get 16GB or 8GB varieties of this device. These colors can all be chosen for your particular Nano:

* Blue

* Green

* Orange

* Pink

* Silver

* Graphite

You can charge up the Nano and play it for 24 hours straight, and the latest version is smaller and lighter than ever. you can take it with you wherever you go, it even fits in a pocket. this Nano variety works a lot like the Shuffle (which I cover below), but there is a touch screen on it now. you can get it for about $150.

iPod Touch

This device is now the cream of the crop, featuring a lot of iPhone features, basically being an iPhone without the phone feature. you can get them in hard drive capacities from 8GB to 64GB, and they are as cheap as $200. Therefore, you can store most of your music on it, but there are a lot of music lovers who want to be able to carry their entire music library around.

You can play the iPod Touch for almost 40 hours straight, and there are several features with it. you can watch movies and shows on it, get online, use the vast app library that the iPhone comes with, and even use instant messaging and camera features

iPod Shuffle

The now fourth generation iPod Shuffle comes in a variety of colors, including pink, silver, orange, blue, and green. you can store 2GB on it, and it is extremely small and portable, making it the perfect version to take with you to the gym. There is no screen on it, so you don’t need to look at it to work it. the small size makes it perfect for carrying, and one charge holds 15 hours of power. you don’t have to pay more than $50 to get this budget-minded, affordable iPod option.

Which iPod Is the Best Choice?

No matter what version of iPod you decide on, your teen or tween will love it. For the best fit, you want to figure out what they value most – a lot of disk space, a small physical size, or features like downloadable apps. If you want them to have all the bells and whistles, then the best choice is the iPod Touch, which of course is the most expensive. so if you’re looking for something that’s a little less pricey, consider getting him or her the iPod Shuffle.

iPods – Confused? Find Out the Differences Between All the Versions


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