Tuesday, February 07, 2006

The iPod nano, now in 1GB

Both the Unofficial Apple Weblog and Engadget, and presumably a few other people, are reporting the surprise launch of the 1GB iPod nano, shipping today at $149 in the US and £109 in the UK.

The iPod nano

At the same time, the price of the 256MB and 512MB iPod shuffle has been cut to $69 and $99 in the US (£49 and £69 in the UK) respectively. All just in time for the billion song count down at the iTunes music store...

Update: The iLounge review (via Engadget) of the iPod nano notes that the backlight on the new 1GB is dimmer than the 2 and 4GB models.