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Apple iPod classic (7th Gen)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2729 reviews of Apple iPod classic (7th Gen). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the size and price. The sound and performance are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the connectivity. Many are negative about the reliability and portability.

usability, performance, sound, price, size

portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple iPod classic (7th Gen) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod classic (7th Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 330 user reviews of Apple iPod classic (7th Gen) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and design. The size and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the portability. Comments about the headphones and reliability are different.

price, usability, size, design, performance

portability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod classic 160 GB Black - 7th GenerationApple iPod classic 160 GB Black - 7th Generation

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod classic (7th Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1943 user reviews of Apple iPod classic (7th Gen) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the price and size. The sound and performance also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the connectivity. There are some negative comments about the reliability and portability.

usability, performance, sound, size, price

portability, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod classic 160 GB Black (7th Generation)Apple iPod classic 160 GB Black (7th Generation)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Christopher Breen (pcworld.com)

Apple Second-generation iPod classic (Late 2009, 160GB)

 
Sep, 2009

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

Apple iPod Classic Classic 160GB Review

 

We know this review sounds more negative than anything but it is only because the expectations for iPods are always high. It's a product that has a history of quality and success but like we mentioned before, the iPod Classic doesn't have very much...

Multiple language interface and all new games enhance this hard drive MP3 player.

This MP3 player lacks Wi-Fi, and FM tuner and touchscreen.

The Apple iPod Classic has all the features needed to make it one of the best on the market.

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Apple iPod Classic 160GB review

 

It has plenty of storage and excellent battery life, but niggling audio quality issues prevent it getting an unqualified recommendation.

The 160GB iPod Classic has excellent battery life and is the only choice if you want to carry a huge music library around with you. It's disappointing that Apple hasn't completely fixed the audio distortion issues, but if you can live with less than...

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Good quality sound but...

 

excellent transaction

came in as agreed

none

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: rkirlin (newegg.com)

Stolaas refurbished iPod

 

None. If I could have given iPod less than one egg I would have

Does NOT work, period. Attempted to sync and at the end every time, sync failed, repeatedly. Tried to restore the iPod and was unable to do so, repeatedly. This is not my first iPod and I never had a problem with previous iPod purchased from Apple

May, 2015

Consumer review by: Dick (newegg.com)

Refurbished iPod

 

It arrived looking new

The refurbished iPod did not work out of the box. Unfortunately I had waited over the 30 day warranty limit to start loading music onto it and now cannot return it. While loading music I kept getting an error message after loading some of the songs...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: � Sandy� (circuitcity.com)

I LOVE this product

 

This product has a combination of storage capacity, battery life! It's easy to use and I have yet to use all the battery, I have had shuffle, and Nano but this is so far my favorite, as I am able to go for a couple of days without worrying about the...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: ï¿Â Fran� (circuitcity.com)

Apple Ipod Classic

 

This little guy is easy to use, has great sound and I received it in no time. Plus there is a gang of storing space.

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: old hippy (abt.com)

great product

 

Lots of storage space, very easy to use, great sound. I can float away with earbuds. This was a great purchase.

Reliable Performance, Easy To Setup, Simple Controls, Long Battery Life, Great Sound, Lots of Storage, Sleek/Compact

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: ch59 (epinions.com)

WOULD BUY AGAIN!

 

iPod choices: As of this writing on March 2011, the iPods offered are:iPod Classic 160GB offers the largest capacity and is a no frills must for those who need plenty of space for music, movies, TV ...

Capacity is unsurpassed! Simple to use for playing music, video, movies, shows, podcasts etc

A bit pricey...but so worth it

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):N / Y
Built-in speakers:No / Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer modes:Custom
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Impedance:32
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320

Camera

Built-in camera: No
Frame rate:30
Second camera: No

Design

Battery charging indication: Yes
Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Color of product:Black / Silver
Volume Control:Digital

Display

Backlight: Yes
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:2.5
Display Resolution:320 x 240
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:36
Continuous video playback time:6
Rechargeable: Yes
USB charging: No

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AIFF, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, MP3, WAV / AAC, MP3, WAV
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:H.264 / H.264, m4v, mov, mp4
Video formats supported:H.264 / H.264,m4v,mov,mp4

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Other Features

Bit rate:128 Kbps / 16 - 320 Kbps
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X 10.4.11 +\nWindows 7/Vista/XP / Mac OS X v10.4.11\nWindows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional / Mac OS X v10.4.11\nWindows Vista\nWindows XP Home/Professional / Mac OS X v10.4.8, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional SP2
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless
Dimensions (W x D x H):2.4 x 0.41 x 4.1
Dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):2.4 x 0.41 x 4.1
Dimensions (WxDxH):2.43 x 0.413 x 4.07
Headphone outputs:1
Power Requirements:100-240V
Product weight:0.3
Product weight (lb):0.3
Slide show: Yes
Sustained data rate:320
USB cable:1
USB powered: Yes
Wireless technologies:Wired / Wired & Wireless

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:Mac OS X v10.4.8, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home, Professional SP2
Cables included:USB
Headphones: Yes
Headphones included:Y
User guide: Yes

Performance

Picture viewer: Yes
Playback mode:Playlist, Repeat, Repeat all, Shuffle
Playback Modes:Playlist, Repeat, Repeat all, Shuffle
Type:MP3 / MP4

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Interface:3.5mm / USB 2.0
Line-in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery:Y
Continuous audio playback time:36
Continuous video playback time:6
Rechargeable:Y
USB charging:N

Radio

FM radio:No / Yes
Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Record Modes

Voice recording:No / Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Music memory capacity (songs):40000
Player media type:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160
Video memory capacity:200

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
USB required: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.413
Height:4.06
Weight:4.94 / 5.71
Width:2.43