Apple iPod touch 16GB At A Glance & Ratings

AT A Glance: Apple iPod touch 16GB

Outputs: 3.5mm stereo mini-jack
In/Out: 30-pin proprietary connector port (USB adapter cable included)
Compatible Video Formats: MPEG-4, H.264
Compatible Audio Formats: MP3 (incl. variable bitrate), AAC (incl. protected), Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV
Storage capacity: 16 gigabytes (14.8 usable)
Screen size (inches)/type: 3.5, 16:9 LCD "multitouch," 480x320 resolution (163 pixels per inch)
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 4.3 x 2.4 x 0.3
Weight (ounces): 4.2

Wireless: 802.11b/g
Also Includes: Earbuds, dock adapter, stand, cleaning cloth

Ratings: Apple iPod touch 16GB

Build Quality: 93 Good
• Tough enough for real-world use, with no moving parts
• A technological marvel barely thicker than my first-gen iPod nano

Value: 90 Good
• Pricey if you look at the capacity alone, but that would be just plain wrong
• Add up all the things it can do for a better sense of its worth

Features: 98 Excellent
• More features than any portable media player I've ever tried
• Above and beyond music, movies, photos, and games, with outstanding Wi-Fi Internet

Performance: 92 Good
• Outstanding speed and dependability, with few hiccups and no freezes
• Everything (Web pages, viral videos, and Hollywood feature films) looks fab on that screen

Ergonomics: 89 Average
• Designed to amaze, as well as enjoy
• Highly customizable, although size and location of virtual buttons were challenging

Overall Rating: 92 Good
Multiple areas of Apple's expertise come together in a truly stunning piece of hardware. The iPod touch has unlocked new worlds of entertainment, far exceeding my expectations for a portable multimedia entertainment device.

General Information
iPod touch 16GB, $399
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