With enough room for your favorite music and video, this iPod has both sound and vision. Of course, it also boasts stamina (up to 20 hours1 of battery life), generous capacity (30GB or 80GB2 of storage), a great personality (intuitive, customizable menus), and a touch of genius (the Click Wheel). In other words, iPod makes an ideal companion. Why not get to know it better? Click on a feature to see it on the new iPod display, then read about it here.
Finding and playing music on iPod is simple. Use the Click Wheel to adjust volume, navigate songs, or browse the Music menu by artist, composer, album, song, genre, or playlist. Want to mix things up? Click Shuffle Songs. iPod makes your music look as good as it sounds, thanks to its big, bright color display. Album art appears alongside your songs in the Now Playing screen, so you see your music as you play it. After all, iPod loves music as much as you do.
Now you can watch a movie while waiting in line for tickets to one. Download movies from the iTunes Store, then sync them to your iPod to watch anywhere, anytime. The iPod’s gorgeous display — now 60% brighter — makes your movies pop. And thanks to improved video playback time, iPod keeps you entertained for up to 6.5 hours3 — even longer if you reduce brightness using the new brightness control.
There’s always something good on iPod. Browse thousands of episodes of your favorite TV shows on the iTunes Store, buy them for just $1.99 each, then sync them to your iPod. Watch last night’s episodes this morning, or buy a whole TV series and play a pocket-size marathon. All your TV episodes display in order, so you can navigate them easily. Every episode you buy from iTunes is optimized to look great on the iPod’s crystal-clear, 320-by-240-pixel display.
The iTunes Store features thousands of free podcasts — radio-type shows you subscribe to — including indie favorites and offerings from such big names as ABC News, Comedy Central, ESPN, PBS, NPR, and many more. Browse and subscribe to podcasts, then sync them to your iPod and listen anytime. Even video podcasts sync to go. And all your podcasts appear in their own menu on your iPod, so you can navigate them easily.
The digital shelves of the iTunes Store are stocked with thousands of audiobooks, including such exclusives as the entire Harry Potter series. Download what you want, sync to your iPod, and catch up on your reading. Browse audiobooks in their own menu on your iPod. iPod automatically recognizes where you left off reading and bookmarks your place. You can even change the reading speed to suit you — perfect for, say, learning a new language.
Now that the iTunes Store features iPod games, you can keep hours of fun at your fingertips. Download brand-new and classic games — including Bejeweled, Texas Hold ’Em, Vortex, Mahjong, Mini Golf, PAC-MAN, Ms. PAC-MAN, Tetris, and Zuma — for just $4.99 each, then sync them to your iPod and play along with your music. All iPod games from the iTunes Store are designed specifically for the fifth-generation iPod. And all of them look great on its 2.5-inch color display.
iPod holds up to 25,000 photos4 you can sync from your Mac or Windows PC via iTunes. Use the Click Wheel to scroll through photo thumbnails the same way you scroll through song titles. To see a photo full-screen, click the center button. You can even view photo slideshows — complete with music — on iPod or on a TV via the optional iPod AV Cable. Select Slideshow Settings, choose the transition effect and the music, then start the show.
Calendars, contacts, and the World Clock appear in the Extras menu, along with a few more handy items. Take the Screen Lock, for example. Spin the Click Wheel to choose a four-di
- USB 2.0 cable
- Dock adapter for use with Universal Dock
- Quick Start guide
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