Apple announces redesigned iPod Nano

Apple announces redesigned iPod Nano
We passed along rumors of a new iPod Nano last week, and Apple has made it official today, launching a completely redesigned Nano complete with a 2.5” widescreen display with Multi-Touch. Bluetooth is coming in the new Nano, as well as an FM radio tuner (with a DVR-like “live pause” ability). Apple is also including a built-in pedometer and fitness tracking software for those of you who want to only carry one device while jogging.

Of course it wouldn’t be a good Nano launch without it shipping in a myriad of colors, and fans of the diminutive PMP won’t be disappointed, as the Nano will ship in 7 different highly saturated colors (for those of you Plain Jane’s out there, black and silver are still options). The new iPod Nano will sell for $149 and be available in October.



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35 Comments

1. Rayvelynn

Posts: 124; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

I don't know why but this design reminds me of the Nokia Lumia 900, lol

2. dangchitrung

Posts: 89; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

Really

3. Phullofphil

Posts: 1761; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

I was gonna say the exact same thing before I even read yours.

10. a1000smiles4u

Posts: 84; Member since: Apr 24, 2012

Agreed

16. Santi_Santi unregistered

i dunno you guys but im lucky to say i have the best iPod Nano , the one with cam recorder in the back. Still have it

18. GJanee

Posts: 214; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

totally agree! i'm glad i have one of those too. the ipod nano died after the 5th gen.

17. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

No silly, it's the new MiNi iPad we keep hearing about.

19. CharlieAtInfinity

Posts: 253; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

lol i was gonna say the exact same thing!! :D even reminds me of Sony's MP4 players.. the one which comes with OLED display

27. johnny5k

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

That's because the Lumia screen looks like the one on the 4th Gen iPod Nano from 2008!

31. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

it really does... maybe apple's "insipration" is with lumia now!!

4. CardiWPfan

Posts: 129; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

I smell a law suit and patent infringement from Nokia's legal department. I have a Nokia Lumia 900 and these new Apple ipod nano's look awfully familiar!! I am about to bring it to Nokia's attention on facebook!! F-A-I-L APPLE, big F-A-I-L Nothing that was introduced today is new is all rehash ideas!! I didn't even see NFC technology in Iphone 5 this was just BRUTAL!!

13. christianqwerty

Posts: 467; Member since: May 05, 2011

How? The old iPod nano from a fee years ago looks just like this. This doesn't even look like a lumia. Quit trying to cause problems.

20. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

you're joking right?

24. johnny5k

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Look at the 4th Generation iPod Nano, which also contained the same glass screen bezel w/rounded corners on top of a colored body - long before the Lumia was designed... So who copied who now?

5. Jyakotu

Posts: 867; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Was Apple inspired by the N9/Lumia? Because that's exactly what the new iPod Nano looks like.

28. johnny5k

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Or maybe by the 4th Gen iPod Nano, which was out long before the Lumia.

6. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

They screwed up the nano, but the iPod touch is pretty cool.

7. hariprasath.j unregistered

iPod Lumio or nPod Nano

8. dzibo

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 09, 2012

CYAN lives on !!

9. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

iphone nano

11. cripton805

Posts: 1485; Member since: Mar 18, 2012

Da fu** is this? If I wanted an Ipod touch, I would buy one. I ride a motorcycle, work out, and occasionally use this while working outside. I need damn buttons. I've had to stick to my 2nd gen nano because everything since the buttons has been trash.

12. zuckerboy

Posts: 898; Member since: Dec 22, 2011

omg lumia !!!

14. CardiWPfan

Posts: 129; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Am I the only one who prefers the hard buttons on the older models!! I think I will stick to my 4th generation Ipod Nano sighs!! I am sorry this looks too much like the NOKIA N8 ala Lumia Windows phone designs Boooooo!!

15. Muche

Posts: 17; Member since: Aug 22, 2012

An fan walks into the bar.. Orders the same drink as yesterday, but pays more.. :-D

21. Miquel_1987

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 13, 2012

The moment i saw the nano i saw Lumia in my head. One thing is for sure 1. Samsung will sue Apple 2.Nokia will probaly follow. Whats next....? Revolutionary... LOL

22. daymler

Posts: 12; Member since: May 09, 2012

wtf...!? nokia lumia all over...! the design it soo copied!!!! ;xx BIIIIG FAIL!!! p.s. im still using and loving my nano 4g !

25. CardiWPfan

Posts: 129; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

Same here man loving the 4G designs!!

23. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Now don't tell me they've even patented circle icons

26. johnny5k

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 12, 2012

[duplicate post]

29. JC557

Posts: 1918; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

oh c'mon, I would like a 32GB option as I dont want to carry a larger player. I couldn't care less about video playback but find the larger touch screen good for music management.

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