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Apple - iPod nano® 16GB MP3 Player (8th Generation - Latest Model) - Gold-Front_Standard

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Last of A Dying Breed

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    drbubba
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    The iPod Nano is the last of a dying breed as Apple has opted to discontinue all iPods except the iPod Touch. I love my Nano and use it daily while I exercise. It's size and touch screen are perfect, it's ability to use both wired and Bluetooth headphones and speakers is perfect, and it's easy to use. Drawbacks to the iPod Nano? Only 16 GB of storage, having to connect to a computer to download files, podcasts, etc. (it'd be nice to be able to also download them sans computer), and repairability is not cost effective. However, since Apple is discontinuing the iPod Nano, I purchased a second unit from Best Buy because they were the only seller not jacking up the price and gouging consumers following the announcement from Apple. Kudos to Best Buy for being responsible and fair to consumers. I love my iPod Nano and now have a backup unit.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great player for music

    Posted
    AlzCare
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    I purchased the Nano to be used as part of the music and memory program for my wife. She has Alzheimer's and having the ability to play music from her youth has helped with her overall mood and to some degree improved her communication. The Nano works very well with ITunes to sync the music selected. Battery life is very good. We have connected it to head phones, an external speaker and an IHome docking station. The sound produced on each of these is fantastic. The only problem I have is using the touch screen, I have fairly large hands so hitting the exact item I want at times is hard. We have only used the music function, so I can't comment on the other features of the Nano.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Value, Excellent Product

    Posted
    MoMo
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    It's a little small, but, it's effective for playing music, which is what I got it for. I had a little bit of a rusty start, because my 1st nano would not be recognized by my laptop even after all the trouble shooting (purchased from another store, not Best Buy).. So, I returned it and got a 2nd nano,this time from Best Buy, which synced to my laptop, but then when I tried to play it, no sound came out. My sales person, Isaiah, was fantastic, very helpful and very knowledgeable!! Almost same thing happened with my 3rd nano (exchanged), but, apparently I didn't push in the cord enough into the nano, so that is why I couldn't hear it! So glad it works. You will LOVE your new NANO~! It's light...so easy to carry. Just need a coach to help me learn how to navigate the playlists and editing a little more (cuz I'm old)!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    lightweight and easy to use

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    alarmed
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    I tried other MP3 players, but will only opt for iPods, which now are becoming obsolete by peoples cell phones. I needed a emergency replacement iPod for my older dying Nano. I didn't want to spend much, so I opted for the 16gb 8th generation Nano. It has simple and easy to use interface that is readable. This is what Apple was known for at once upon a time... "intuitive". :) I probably won't use the Nike pedometer, photos, and videos, but if I need it it's there. The radio is a nice feature too. It is light as a feather and easy to use. Not as cluttered as the iPod Touch 5th generation, which I have and love but sometimes am annoyed by the interface.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    One for the truck, One for the Gym

    Posted
    Starship17
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    I bought the precursor to this iPod Nano back in Dec 2007, and loaded it up with 1,200 songs and videos. It finally died in April 2017. So I figured, get another one. This new one is less than half the size, and performs BEAUTIFULLY. It works so well plugged into the media of my truck, I bought a second one for the Gym. These audio devices ROCK. Sound quality is top notch, and the charge lasts a long time if you power it down after using. This baby really ups the intensity of my workouts.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great music player

    Posted
    BillsFan
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    This is a great little MP3 player with some nice features. No need to spend the money on the iPod touch, this nano does everything I needed it to do. I wanted a quality player that wasn't too big to carry back and forth to work. It has Bluetooth capability and a radio tuner. Pair it with some wireless headphones and it's perfect for working out or doing housework/ yardwork without the cord getting in the way. The only drawback is you have to use the headsets to pick up the radio. It stores plenty of songs and the battery life seems good. I can use the player for several days without having to charge the battery.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Super Thin and Great Battery Life

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    needforsleep
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    This is one of the most underrated products that Apple used to make (out of production). It's light, thin, has a great touch screen, has Bluetooth and Nike+ integration. The battery life is probably the most amazing part of this tiny device. It is so small it seems impossible that you can get hours of listening and days or even weeks of standby on such a thin battery. I know you can get an older iPod touch for this price but if you want a small high-quality MP3 player then this is top notch. It's kind of a niche product, but I love it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The most convenient iPod

    Posted
    iPod1User
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    I was a user of the first iPod Nano. I found it very convenient but it was not durable enough and did not fit sport activities well. Later, I was a user of iPod Nano with a clip. This was good for sport, could be worn at any place, but it did not have bluetooth. This one, does not have a clip, it can be bought separately, but has pedometer and bluetooth. It is very light, can be worn anywhere (with a clip), connected wireless with my favorite wireless headphones... and nobody will distract me calling my phone - I listen to music on iPod. Is not it the most convenient iPod?

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    iPods have come a long way!

    Posted
    ChrisJesup
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    The last iPod I bought was 10 years ago. I needed a new one because the other one died and I needed an iPod for music purposes on a specialized audio system. Seeing this Nano model I went to BB and tried the unit out. NICE!! The touch screen was the selling point. My old one had a screen but was not a touch screen. This screen made using it easier than before. With iTunes already loaded on my computer, all my music went right to it. The battery lasted forever as well compared to my old one. I was 4 hours into the music and hardly scratch the charge.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great device for non-tech savvy Dad

    Posted
    GWIL
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    I bought this gift for my Father for Christmas. He obviously hasn't used it yet, but it's perfect for him. He is not very tech savvy, but needs music for when he goes on his jogs/walks. I felt horrible that he didn't have any music, so I had to come up with something. This iPod nano has a built in Radio app, which is great for him since he wouldn't know how to add songs. Plus, it has the Nike walk/run app, which he can use to track his distance. I think he will be very happy with the device next month.....can't wait to see his face.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great iPod for running

    Posted
    marathonmom
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    This is my 3rd iPod ( only due to my misuse of the other 2). I use it for running. It's good for listening to radio stations which I found was hard to find in a small product. My music is also synced and I use a Bluetooth wireless to listen to as well. It's good for the gym I go to as I have to have a radio station that syncs with the tv to listen to it . Once again I like the size and put it in my back small zip pocket on my running shorts or tights. It has tons of other features I don't use so I will not review here. Highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Tiny iPod makes Big sound

    Posted
    CelloGirl
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    I had an original iPod and have been using it happily for many years. After the latest iOS update, I was unable to transfer music to my iPod so I decided to bite the bullet and buy a nano. Significant decrease in storage, as my iPod Classic held 80 GB and the Nano holds 16, but what a wonderful sound coming from such a tiny device! I love how small and compact it is and has the radio feature, which was a surprise to me. I'm planning to use it mainly for music and audiobooks but so far I'm very pleased and happy with my purchase.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love for the iPod Nano

    Posted
    Copperfall
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    This is my third iPod Nano (first one lasted 3 years, second one lasted 6 years) and when it wasn't on display at Sam's Club or Costco my friend said, "I don't think they're making those anymore." I went online and thankfully found that Apple is still making them. The iPod Nano is ideal for working out: it's small, it can be clipped (in a separate case) wherever you want it on your clothes, you control the playlists (vs. the Shuffle). I will only purchase electronics new from a local store (vs. refurb/online), and Best Buy always gets my business.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Took some getting used to

    Posted
    Markh
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    This Nano replaced my old, larger one. I like that it's smaller and has Bluetooth. But I don't like some of the updated functionality. Specifically how you have to go through all of the steps to get back to the stopwatch when the screen times out. I use the stopwatch all the time at the gym to time my intervals between sets. While I'm doing a set the screen times out and goes black. When I wake it up it's defats back to the music player so I have to go through several steps to get back to the stopwatch. Other than that I have no complaints.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Still a good brand

    Posted
    JerryG
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    I've had a few iPods over the years. My.last one was a nano. It was the small profile 2x2 square - like the shuffle. I like this one better, obviously more space for content, better display, but same easy to use interface. I prefer this device over my phone when exercising and traveling on a plane. The Bluetooth capability to connect to wireless headphones and speakers is an added bonus. Wish these weren't the last ones being made as Apple decided last month to no longer produce iPods.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    It's an iPod, what more do you need to know?

    Posted
    George
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    This is actually my second iPod Nano. The first one quite working after about two years, but one of those years was in Kuwait. The first one I had an arm band for and it get really wet with sweat. This one I place in a ziplock and place in my pocket when I workout or run. I have a set of bluetooth headphones and never have to worry about them getting wet. I like the Nike run/walk tracker but I don't use it like I did in the past. This is a great product and with bluetooth, I like it better than my iPod Shuffle.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    A great little gimmick.

    Posted
    Nickyp7
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    I had a Zune for many years, which I enjoyed, but unfortunately lost it on a cruise ship. I read many reviews on many different models of music players and found the iPod Nano to be highly rated. I went to Best Buy with an "open mind" and checked the various models on display. What finally sold me on the iPod Nano was the Bluetooth feature. It has functioned flawlessly so far and has great sound compared to my Zune. Love it! It was a 'tad more expensive then other brands, but well worth it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect for me

    Posted
    Merlin
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    I love this lil fella. I wanted something small for the gym and runs & to avoid having to have my larger & heavier phone on me. Plus, I like that work knows I'm unreachable during my workout. I just needed it for a few albums and it has plenty of space for me. Plus, it was a very reasonable price, for the tried and true Apple product. I pair this with my Jaybird headphones and I forget either of them are on my person. They make for a great in-the-zone workout every time.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use

    Posted
    airfcsc
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    I wanted a nano because I had previously owned one so knew my music would easily transfer to this one. I was correct; plus all my account apple and iTunes info also transferred. The first time I purchased this I had some issues with it...the music would randomly stop. Since I use it for fitness classes, this was unacceptable. I hoped it was just that this particular unit was defective and a new one would solve the problems I was having. The new one is great! Absolutely no problems.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great quick gift

    Posted
    Oliver
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    iPods have been around for awhile, and Apple hasn't needed to change too much of them. Adding a few features here and there have worked well, like the touch screen instead of the scroll wheel, but for the most part an iPod is an iPod. I got this as a gift for mom to replace her almost decade old one since the old one was having sync issues in the car. New one worked perfectly, only gripe was iTunes did a mandatory update and we had to take a minute to figure out how we wanted to transfer specific things.

    I would recommend this to a friend