If this turned up under my tree on Christmas day, I would not be upset. Would I go out of my way to buy one? Well, so far I have not. Having said that, the iPod Touch is a very cool, sleek mp3 player that gives you so much more.
Up to 22 hours of music playback; up to 5 hours of video playback
3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen multi-touch display
Dock connector, stereo minijack
USB through dock connector; component and composite video through dock connector (with AV cables or kit, sold separately); audio through headphone jack
AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4), Apple Lossless, WAV, and AIFF
Syncs iPod-viewable photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG formats
4.3 x 2.4 x 0.31 inches (110 x 61.8 x 8 mm)
4.2 ounces (120 grams)
The iPod Touch is currently available in 8Gb and 16GB versions and even though not cheap, its worth considering on your Christmas wish list.
You should also consider the Samsung YP-P2 and the new Creative Zen
Holiday Gift Rating: 4 Stars
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