With a stunningly thin, contoured stainless steel design, the 8GB Apple iPod touch feels even better in your hand. Some of the world's best developers are taking advantage of this 2nd generation iPod'... Click To Read More About This Product
With a stunningly thin, contoured stainless steel design, the 8GB Apple iPod touch feels even better in your hand. Some of the world's best developers are taking advantage of this 2nd generation iPod's groundbreaking technology, including Multi-Touch, the accelerometer, realtime 3D graphics, and 3D positional sound, to create games and applications made especially for it. So whether you're a gamer or into something else”chatting, social networking, news, sports, finance”there's bound to be something just for you. Using it's built-in Wi-Fi technology you can easily download videos, movies, and music from iTunes, games from the App Store, browse the web, send e-mail, and more.
This 8GB version holds up to 1,750 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format, up to 10,000 iPod-viewable photos, up to 10 hours of video, or plenty of games, making it a portable MP3 player and complete entertainment package you'll never want to be without.
Music just got smarter
Remember what it felt like to flip through your CD or record collection? Cover Flow brings that feeling back. Just turn iPod touch on its side and flick through your music to find the album you want to hear. Tap the cover to flip it over and display a track list. Tap again to start the music. Even view the lyrics while you're listening.
Say you're listening to a song you really like and want to hear other tracks that go great with it. The Genius feature finds songs in your library that go great together and makes a Genius Playlist for you. You can listen to the playlist right away, save it for later, or even refresh it and give it another try. Count on Genius to create a mix you wouldn't have thought of yourself.
It's easy to fill up your Apple iPod touch with audio and video from your iTunes library. All you have to do is choose the playlists, videos, and other content you want to sync and let iTunes do the rest.
Games designed for iPod touch technology are just a tap away. Browse hundreds of games from the App Store right on your iPod touch, download what you want, and you're ready to play.
Many of the games created for the 2nd generation iPod touch utilize the Multi-Touch powers to give you precise, fingertip control over game elements. Use your finger to drag your pieces around the board in chess or dice games. Or pinch to enlarge or shrink your view, rotate your character left or right, or just tap to make a selection.
The built-in accelerometer actually responds to your movements, so you can tilt and turn your iPod touch to control the action. It's perfect for racing games, where your entire iPod touch acts as a steering wheel, and for tap-and-tilt games such as Super Monkey Ball, in which your character rolls to your movements. And, with the 3.5-inch widescreen display you get pretty crystal clear viewing.
Tune your run
This 2nd Generation iPod touch includes built-in Nike + iPod support. Just slip the Nike + iPod Sensor (available separately) into your Nike+ shoe and start your run. The sensor communicates wirelessly with your Apple iPod touch, tracking your time, distance, and calories burned. It even gives you voice feedback on your progress.
This feature also works with cardio equipment available in many fitness centers. Just look for Nike + iPod compatible treadmills, ellipticals, stair steppers, and stationary bikes. When you get back to your computer, sync your iPod touch via iTunes and transfer your exercise data to nikeplus.com, where you can track your workouts, set goals, and challenge friends.
8GB flash drive
Holds up to 1,750 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
Holds up to 10,000 iPod-viewable photos
Holds up to 10 hours of video
Built-in Nike + iPod support
Maps location-based service
Highly recyclable stainless steel enclosure
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
480-by-320-pixel resolution at 163 pixels per inch
17 languages supported
Built-in speakers, enhanced volume buttons
USB 2.0 cable
Quick Start guide
Input and output
3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
External buttons and controls
Dimensions: 2.4"W x 4.3"H x .33"D inches (61.8 mm)
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Impedance: 32 ohms
TV and video
Support for 480p and 576p component TV out
H.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
Battery and power
Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
Music playback time: Up to 36 hours when fully charged
Video playback time: Up to 6 hours when fully charged
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)
Fast-charge time: about 2 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)
Full-charge time: about 4 hours
Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later
iTunes 8 or later
PC with USB 2.0 port
Windows Vista or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later
iTunes 8 or later
Operating temperature: 32 to 95 F (0 to 35 C)
Nonoperating temperature: -4 to 113 F
(-20 to 45 C)
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
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Comments about Apple iPod touch 2nd Gen 8GB:
This ipod is awesome! If you are a teenager like me it takes a chunk out of your wallet but it is worth it! The wi-fi works great, infact I am writing this review on the iPod right now. The wi-fi isn't the only great thing about it, the picture quality is amazing and the touch screen doesn't seem to scratch at all. I sugest this iPod to anyone who wants a new electronic toy to play with : )
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