Small and lightweight.
Minimal, stylish design.
VoiceOver feature reads song titles and artist names.
Convenient clip at the back.
Excellent audio quality.
Highestever shuffle capacity somehow fits into smallestever form factor.
Sleek aluminum enclosure.
New VoiceOver feature enables greater playback control.
Lack of features.
Unusual control system.
Controller is built into Apple earbuds.
You'll have to buy new accessories.
No way to control player with other headphones.
Poor sound quality with default earphones.
Data cable is too short.
Average battery life.
Buttons poorly located on headphone cable.
By ElectricPig.co.uk on December 17, 2009
Undeniably sexy for something so small, but having to use Apple's dedicated earbuds knocks this down a peg or two.The runt of the Apple litter has learnt a new trick: the third generation Shuffle can talk! But can it walk the iPod walk? In two...60
By About.com on November 10, 2009
The GoodSmall size and weightGood price/capacity ratio The BadControls are harder to access than in previous modelsLimited headphone options The Price2GB – US$49 4GB – US$79The third-generation Apple iPod Shuffle further refines Apple’s vision for the...50
By Computer Shopper on November 01, 2009
The third-generation iPod shuffle is smaller than ever, but other small flash-memory MP3 players deliver better features and value....65
By V3.co.uk on October 19, 2009
Good for sports fans but poor headphones and awkward controls make this a niche product only Good points Very small and light; great for exercise Bad points Lousy headphones; awkward controls...60
By AskMen on October 01, 2009
Is the iPod shuffle too small? Have you ever lost one? Let us know in the comments section below.As Apple’s engineers continue to push the high-end iPod’s features (and help keep the Zune’s sales in the toilet), it’s easy to...72
By Expert Reviews on October 01, 2009
The latest version of the iPod shuffle is notable for two things: it now comes in five colours - silver, black, pink, blue and green - and the headphone remote is now available in earphones from third-party manufacturers, which means that you no...80
By RegHardware on September 30, 2009
The limited choice of headphones is a nuisance, but the main aim of the iPod Shuffle is to provide an affordable and ultra-lightweight music player – and on that score it still succeeds admirably. The iPod nano is the mainstream model for...75
By Gadget Guy Australia on September 21, 2009
Apples tiniest iPod has had the tiniest of upgrades with the addition of new colour choices. Its still a seriously limited player that we cant really recommend unless you utterly must have something "iPod branded".While the Nanos had a grab-bag...60
By DigitalVersus on September 19, 2009
Cons: Apple earphones compulsory, Sound quality, No userfriendly controls, No display40
By Expert Reviews on September 01, 2009
Apple's latest iPod Shuffle is impressively compact; it's comparable in size and weight to an AAA battery, but you're unlikely to lose it since the sturdy, integrated metal clip keeps it firmly fastened to your clothing. This miniaturisation...40