At A Glance

Apple's latest iPod costs a lot, but it boasts a great screen and tons of storage, in addition to a easy-to-use interface.

Manufacturer’s Description

The 80-gigabyte Apple iPod gives you even more entertainment choices than previous models. In addition to storing over seven weeks of music, 25,000 photos, or up to 100 hours of video, you can now enjoy games and movies. Purchase a variety of classic video games and full-length movies through the iTunes Music Store to play on the go.The patented, easy-to-use Click Wheel lets you zoom quickly through the player's menus. And with the iPod's new alpha-numeric search function, you can quickly "drill down" through your library to find the video, song or photo you're after. Using an optional iPod dock, you can display your movies and photos on a TV screen, so everyone can join in the fun.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.apple.com/

The Specs

Display
Display type Color
Ports and Connections
USB Yes
Firewire Yes
Microphone input No
Line Out No
Headphone Jack Yes
USB Host Adapter Yes
Supported Video Formats
H.264 Yes
DivX4 No
DivX5 No
mpeg1 No
mpeg2 No
MPEG4
  • No
  • Yes
XviD No
wmv No
Motion JPEG No
Supported Image Formats
BMP Yes
GIF Yes
JPG Yes
PNG Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC Yes
Apple Lossless Yes
AIFF Yes
FLAC No
WMA No
OGG Vorbis No
Audible Yes
WAV Yes
MP3 Yes
WMA Lossless No
ASF No
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Included Software
  • iTunes
Itunes Yes
Napster No

Performance

Performance
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 3.3
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -2.5
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -68.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.05
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 76.0