Editors Liked

  • Multiple language interface and all new games enhance this hard drive MP3 player
  • Tons of storage
  • "Classic" iPod controls
  • Easy navigation
  • Long battery life
  • Supports video and photos
  • Great screen
  • Possibly the best sounding PMP
  • Well built
  • Great podcast support
  • Genius feature
  • Video playback is excellent
  • ITunes cover art feature works well
  • Price

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lacks WiFi
  • Lacks FM tuner and touchscreen
  • Cover Flow is a bit slow
  • Bundled earbuds aren't great
  • Small screen for viewing photos, video
  • Not a significant upgrade from previous version
  • Backing metal not scratch-proof
  • Heavy and bulky
  • EQ control is limited
  • Some older iPod video accessories may not be compatible
  • The plastic screen is susceptible to scratching
  • Users are required to use the latest version of iTunes, which may not work on some older computer systems
  • No support for FLAC (Apple Lossless is, however)
  • ITunes is almost forced for song transfers
  • Unresponsive click wheel