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Apple® ME131LL/A Apple - iPod shuffle 2GB MP3 Player (5th Generation) - Green

alaTest has collected and analyzed 842 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the value for money and sound are on the whole positive. The portability and size also get good opinions. Many are negative about the memory, while the headphones and reliability get mixed opinions.

usability, size, portability, sound, value for money


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple® ME131LL/A Apple - iPod shuffle 2GB MP3 Player (5th Generation) - Green is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Great player for the runner.


Bought this for my wife to use when she runs. It is easy for her to use and she can pause play if she needs to stop and talk to someone. Also, she likes the feature that tells her the song and artist.About me... Music is my life, Use primarily while...

Easy to use


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Great product


Small, easy to carry and store. Great design and there's no hassles with this item. Press play and go!About me... Music is my life, Avid listener, Use primarily while exercising, Brand conscious, Audiophile, Tech savvy

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Great quality sound; long battery life; portable


Great quality sound, small and easy to carry around, long battery lifeAbout me... Use primarily while exercising, Brand conscious, traveler, Music is my life, Casual listener, Avid listener, Audiophile

It's small and easy to carry around, easily fits in pocket or clips on clothing


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Too bad they changed the design


My old shuffle stopped working (does Apple program in a kill switch so you eventually have to buy a new one?) and the new smaller design doesn't allow it to fit all the accessories i bought for the previous one. Nice item, but annoying "upgrade".About...

Fits in the pocket of my Jerry Garcia Tie-tunes tie

Doesn't fit the accessories from my previous shuffle

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great for working out. don't clip on shorts while running. sweat gets in and the headphones will not work correctlyAbout me... Casual listener, Use primarily while exercising

great for working out

not much

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love it


it compatible with my other apple products so it makes sense to add anotherAbout me... Casual listener

its samall


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Good for jogging


Good gift for my dad. Easy to use, easy to download songs, audio feedbackAbout me... Casual listener

Wearability, good price

No screen

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Easy to use


easy to use but wsh it held more songs - love it!!!

easy to use

wish it held more

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Small & Mighty


This product is much better than I thought. It is small and able to clip on to my waist belt while I run. Much better than a normal ipod and is exactly what a runner needs in order to enjoy music during a run or workout. It is lightweight and does not...

It's lightweight and can clip on any piece of clothing

Too small and scared of losing

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My son loves it


My son loves it uses it all the time he uses it every chance that he is not in school.About me... Avid listener

its compact

needs other ways to charge