Apple unveils 1GB Nano


7 Feb 2006

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Apple has introduced a new 1GB iPod Nano for just US$149 (€124). The new device has the same features as the 2GB and 4GB versions and holds up to 240 songs or 15,000 photos.

The new device is thinner than a #2 pencil and features Apple’s click wheel and a colour screen.

In addition to introducing the 1GB Nano, Apple also unveiled price cuts for the iPod shuffle device with the 512MB and 1GB models priced at US$69 (€57) and US$99 (€82) respectively.

“Now everyone can afford an iPod nano, with our new 1GB model starting at just US$149,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice-president of worldwide iPod product marketing.

“The iPod is the world’s most popular digital music player with more than 40 million sold. Now even more music lovers can experience the unrivaled combination of iPod and iTunes,” Joswiak added.

By John Kennedy