84

conclusion:We like it

84

Apple's sole remaining hard drive-based iPod doesn't have a touch screen, can't run apps or games from the App Store, and weighs more than 10 iPod shuffles. But it can hold your entire music collection, with room left for most of your videos too -- assuming you'd actually want to watch them on that tiny, dated screen.

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Critic reviews

8.3
6 reviews
  • Sound quality
    8.0
  • Video quality
    7.5
  • Ease of use
    8.1
  • Portability
    8.0
  • Battery life
    8.5
  • Media support
    7.7
  • Capacity
    9.9

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User reviews

8.3
134 reviews
8.0
CNET Sep 9, 2008

The iPod Classic refines the formula that put the iPod on the map. Few can match its combination of storage capacity, battery life, and intuitive user interface.

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8.0
Macworld Sep 14, 2007

If capacity is your prime concern, the iPod classic is the one to own. But it’s not flawless. Yes, the interface is slicker and sometimes more helpful, but ultimately it’s no easier to find and play your music on this iPod than it is on a 5G iPod.

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8.0
CNET Dec 3, 2012

The iPod Classic refines the formula that put the iPod on the map. None can match its combination of storage capacity, battery life, and intuitive user interface.

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10
TrustedReviews Oct 3, 2007

Complaints about the restrictive file format support, volume level and games compatibility aside, if you're in the market for a high-capacity music and video player the iPod Classic should be high on your shortlist.

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8.0
iLounge Sep 15, 2008

Overall, the choice between this year’s iPod classic and iPod touch strikes us as purely a matter of personal preference. With the classic, you’re unquestionably getting old iPod technology, but with superior battery life, tremendously better storage capacity, and faster transfer speeds.

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8.0
The Gadgeteer Sep 19, 2007

Besides the somewhat slow interface, I’m happy with the iPod classic so far. And at a whopping 160GB capacity, I don’t think I’m going to outgrow it anytime soon.

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10
maurizop maurizop

I love my ipod i consider it my best gadget i mean you got all your music with you, you can listen to it forever and not run out of battery, and you also have a portable hard drive, i can't imagine life without ipod

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8.0
carpediembp carpediembp

i love my ipod, i use it daily, but the big gripe is the scroll wheel UI, with how much is stored on these nowadays, it is very difficult to navigate quickly and efficiently. with the design of the ipod touch, you are able to access songs, artists, albums etc much faster than with the scroll...

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9.0
BonesSMG BonesSMG

I care for music! My entire music library 140 GB of it! That's why I still use the classic! If I get an MP3 player with equal or better capacity I'll snap it!

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