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Im not a massive fan of Ipods, I think your paying more for the name APPLE rather than the quality of the MP3 player. After my Sony MP3 player broke I needed a quick replacement that was cheap and I managed to get one of these on discount from work for around £37 - which was a bargain (although I do miss the sound quality of my Sony).
Anyway, I was pleasantly suprised by the quality of this little MP3 player. The MP3 player itself is tiny and can fit in the smallest of pockets. It comes in a tiny box complete with a pair of Apple headphones and a charger/link usb cable. It doesnt come with a mains plug but then why would you really need one?
The ipod itself comes in a range of colours - pink, blue, green, gold etc. I purchased the pink one (not through choice but it was the one left, and I could either get the pink one for £37 or go elsewhere and pay around £80 for a different colour. The screen takes up almost the entire front of the ipod, and most of your controls are accessed through this. The only buttons on th actual ipod itself are volume buttons and the on/off button on the top. To navigate through the menus you simply swipe your finger across the screen and touch the icons you wish to access - simple! The touch screen itself is very sensitive and responsive, definitely one of the best touchscreens out there!
I find that the battery life lasts for quite a while, I use mine for around an hour atleast everyday and I very rarely charge it, so this is good.
Overall I have been very happy with his MP3 player, the sound quality is not as good as my prefered Sony models, for for a quarter of the price I cannt complain. The headphones that you get with it are awful so I suggest investing in some different ones, this will ofcourse improve the sound quality aswell. The design is sleek and stylish and I love how small it is. I would definitely recommend one of these for anyone looking for a reasonably priced and reliable MP3 player.