Editors Liked

  • Great design
  • Plays both video and audio
  • FM tuner
  • External speaker
  • Included video camera
  • Larger display, but same-size frame as previous-gen nano
  • Excellent user interface
  • New Genius Mix and VoiceOver features
  • Adds a pedometer
  • New colors, accelero-meter

Editors Didn't Like

  • Dependance on iTunes
  • Subpar earphones
  • UI needs to be more refined
  • No firewire breaks support for many 3rd party chargers
  • No OGG Vorbis or FLAC support
  • You must twist the device 90 degrees to watch videos
  • Battery life slightly shorter for video than previous generation
  • Earbuds don't offer the best sound quality and they aren't very comfortable
  • Not exactly compatible with older accessories
  • Glass screen cover possible to break easily
  • Included accelerometer based game could be better
  • Expensive
  • Audio recording requires additional Apple purchase
  • Genius feature needs education
  • No wireless feature