Apple ipod mini is a 4-gig version iPod. It is much smaller, with dimensions of 50.8 X 12.7 X 91.
4mm and weighing only 102g. But you can still stuff an amazing number of songs on it, it has 25 minutes of skip protection, the battery lasts eight hours and it comes in five colors: silver, gold, green, pink or blue. Belt clip and earbud headphones included. Apple iPod mini can store up to 1,000 tunes in its hard disk. With their ipod mini, users can effortlessly connect with the iTunes Music Store, the most widely used online music store in the world. Together with the Apple ipod mini comes a power adaptor, a FireWire cable, a USB 2.
0 cable and a CD with iTunes 4.6. The iTunes 4.6 is compatible both for Windows and Mac.
The battery life can last up to 8 hours. With the exciting array of features, colors and capabilities, it is no wonder why Apple ipod mini have made its mark in the music player industry in such a short span of time. Before the creation of Apple ipod mini, it seems that nothing can beat Apple ipod in its game. Besides being the leading in the hard and portable music player, Apple have already dominated the all other portable market industry. So it does not come as a surprise that only Apple can out design the original ipod when they introduced Apple ipod mini.
But just like the original and full sized ipod, Apple iPod Mini carries a premium price tag. A tag not everyone have the capability to leave up to. For those who have, they realize that it is one thing worth paying. A speedy FireWire/USB 2.
0 connection used by Apple ipod mini makes downloads a breeze. The new click wheel inherent in the mini ipod with integrated buttons is in fact easier to navigate as opposed with the original controls. The one tough decision consumers have a difficult time making is choosing a color. A more advanced battery is also developed to last twice that of an ipod. But then, this comes with a price range suiting an excellent device. Among the flash memory players, the iRiver iFP-390T won Editors' Choice award.
It has a sharp design, a very easy-to-use interface, and a wealth of features that go beyond those seen in other music players. The FM tuner reception was top-notch and voice recordings were excellent. A USB 2.0 interface would probably have earned it a rating of 5. For the fickle minded consumers, buying an Apple ipod would have caused them some regrets now that they have seen a much better device with Apple ipod mini. Blame it all on the geniuses from Apple.
Those who are just planning on buying an ipod will definitely have something to lust after in Apple ipod mini. People are already thinking ahead. If Apple ipod mini is the thing now, what would they think of next? Leave it to Apple to come up with something that will amaze even the most difficult persons to amaze. For the time being, Apple ipod mini is the THING.
Unless the next big thing comes early, then it will remain that way for some time.
S. Stammberger is editor of Movie Download Unlimited. Find out everything about the iPod Family, podcasting and downloading iPod Movies.