At A Glance

Apple's iPod Shuffle offers solid sound quality for the money, so long as you don't need an LCD screen.

Manufacturer’s Description

The smallest digital music player and just $79, the 1GB iPod shuffle lets you wear up to 240 songs on your sleeve. Or your lapel. Or your belt. Clip on iPod shuffle and wear it as a badge of musical devotion.

The Specs

Display
Display type None
Ports and Connections
USB No
Headphone Jack Yes
Line Out No
Microphone input No
USB Host Adapter No
Firewire No
Supported Video Formats
MPEG4 No|
Supported Audio Formats
MP3 Yes
WMA No
WAV Yes
Audible Yes
OGG Vorbis No
Apple Lossless No
AAC Yes
AIFF Yes
WMA Lossless No
ASF No
FLAC No
Included Software
Rhapsody No
Itunes Yes
Included Software
  • iTunes
Napster No

Performance

Performance
Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Average (dB) 68.0
Crosstalk, Average (dB) -45.0
Total Harmonic Distortion and Noise, Average (%) 0.25
Maximum Usable Output Level, Average (dBV) -4.3
Frequency Response Deviation, Average (dB) 3.4