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Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8442 reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People really like the price and sound. The size and portability also get good feedback, but comments about the connectivity and headphones are mixed.

usability, portability, size, sound, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1530 user reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and price. The sound and size also get good opinions. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, size, sound, price, portability

reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod shuffle 2GB - Silver (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)Apple iPod shuffle 2GB - Silver (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4366 user reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (4th Gen) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the sound and price. The size and portability are also appreciated. There are some critical comments about the connectivity and reliability, and there are some mixed views about the headphones.

usability, portability, size, price, sound

reliability, connectivity

82% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Apple iPod shuffle 2GB Blue (4th Generation) NEWEST MODELApple iPod shuffle 2GB Blue (4th Generation) NEWEST MODEL

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):No / Yes
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Impedance:32
MP3 bit rates:8 - 320

Camera

Built-in Camera: No
Second Camera: No

Design

Battery full indication: Yes
Battery low indication: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Green / Grey / Orange / Pink / Purple / Red / Silver / Yellow
Housing material:Aluminium
Volume Control:Digital

Display

Display: No
Touchscreen: No

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, M4A, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AAX+, AIFF, MP3, WAV / AAC, AAX, AIFF, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, MP3, WAV / AAC, AIFF, WAV / AAC, MP3, WAV / AIFF, WAV

Headphones

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone frequency:20 - 20000

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational conditions

Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Other features

Battery Type:Built-in
Bit rate:16 - 320 Kbps
Channels quantity:2
Compatible operating systems:Mac OS X 10.4.11\nWin Vista, XP H, XP Pro / Mac OS X 10.5.8 +\nWindows 7/Vista/XP / Mac OS X v10.4.10 / Mac OS X v10.4.11 +\nWindows Vista, Windows XP Home / Professional SP3 + / Mac OS X v10.4.11 / \nWindows 7/Vista/XP Home/Professional (SP3) > / Mac OS X v10.6.8 +\nWindows 7, Vista, or XP Home / Professional (SP3) / Windows 7/Vista, Windows XP Home/Professional (SP3);\nMac OS X v10.5.8.
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Dimensions (W x D x H):31.5 x 221 x 29
Dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial):31.5 x 221 x 29
Dimensions (WxDxH):17.5 x 7.8 x 45.2 / 31.6 x 8.7 x 29 / 45.2 x 17.5 x 7.8
Headphone outputs:1
MP3 Playback: Yes
Playtime internal battery:10
USB cable:USB
USB powered: Yes

Packaging Content

Armband: No
Batteries included: Yes
Belt clip: Yes
Cables included:USB
FM Transmitter: No
Headphones included:No / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package Type:Box

Performance

Languages support:CHI (SIMPL), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SWE, THA, TUR / CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SWE, THA, TUR / Sanyo VPC-HD2000EXBK, VPC-HD1010, VPC-HD1000EX
Sleep timer: No
Type:MP3

Ports & interfaces

Interface:3.5mm / USB 2.0
Line-out: Yes
Line-out connectivity:3.5
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery recharge time:2 / 3
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Built-in battery: Yes
Continuous audio playback time:10 / 15
Number of Batteries Supported:1
Rechargeable:No / Yes
USB charging: Yes

Radio

FM radio:No / Yes
Supported radio bands: No

Record modes

Voice Recording: No

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Player media type:Flash-media / HDD
Total Storage Capacity:2 / 4

System requirements

Internet connection required: Yes
Mac compatibility: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard / Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion / Yes
Minimum system requirements:iTunes 10 / iTunes 10.7 + / iTunes 10.7 +\n / iTunes 10; / V
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.05 / 7.8 / 8.7
Height :2.9 / 4.12 / 4.52
Weight:10.7 / 12.5 / 15.6
Width:1.75 / 2.73 / 3.16