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Apple iPod classic 120 GB Silver (6th Generation) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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  • 120 GB capacity for 30,000 songs, 25,000 photos, or 150 hours of video
  • Up to 36 hours of music playback or 6 hours of video playback when fully charged
  • 2.5-inch color LCD with LED backlight and 320-by-240-pixel resolution
  • Supported audio formats: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • Supported video formats: H.264, MPEG-4; Supported image file types: JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG
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Now you can take it with you. All of it. Available in a 120 GB model that holds up to 30,000 songs, 150 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination, the new iPod classic fills your pocket with sight and sound. Available in quintessential silver or striking new black, iPod classic catches your eye with its sleek, all-metal enclosure composed of anodized aluminum and polished stainless steel. The new Genius Playlist feature creates an on-the-fly playlist of tracks in your library that go great with the song you're listening to. And Cover Flow lets you flip through your music by album artwork. Discovering new music, movies, TV shows, games, audiobooks, and podcasts is easy on the iTunes Store. Even rent a movie from iTunes and watch it on the go. To get everything into your pocket, just connect iPod classic to your Mac or PC, and iTunes transfers your music and more in one seamless sync.

With the new iPod classic, you can take it with you...all of it. Click to enlarge.

Up to 30,000 songs, 150 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination to fill your pocket with sight and sound. Click to enlarge.

120 GB at under a half an inch deep. Click to enlarge.

Available in quintessential silver or striking new black. Click to enlarge.

Space Available, and Lots of It

Meet a Musical Genius
Say you're listening to a song you really like and want to hear other tracks that go great with it. With a few clicks, the new Genius feature finds the songs in your library that go great together and makes a playlist for you. You can listen to the playlist right away, save it for later, or even refresh it and give it another go. Count on Genius to create a mix you wouldn't have thought of yourself.

Hold Everything
iPod classic gives you 120 GB of storage capacity, good for up to 30,000 songs, 150 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination. And you get up to 36 hours of battery life, so you can keep on rocking for a long, long time.*

Leave No Tune Behind
With 120 GB of space, iPod classic means you can always have your entire music and movie library with you. Carry it from the living room to a party in the backyard. Or take it on a cross-country road trip and never listen to the same song twice.

Click to Enjoy
Finding exactly what you want to watch or listen to is easy. Use the Click Wheel to browse by album art with Cover Flow or navigate your songs and videos by playlist, artist, album, genre, and more. You also can search for specific titles and artists. Want to mix things up? Click Shuffle Songs for a different experience every time.

Watch Movies and TV Shows
The vivid 2.5-inch display makes video come alive. Purchase or rent movies, buy TV shows, and download video podcasts from the iTunes Store, then sync them to your iPod classic to watch anywhere, anytime.

Play iPod Games
Put hours of fun at your fingertips. iPod classic comes with three games--Vortex, iQuiz, and Klondike--and you can purchase games, such as Monopoly, from the iTunes Store. All iPod games are designed specifically for the iPod interface.

Share Your Photos
iPod classic uses iTunes to sync the photos you have in iPhoto on a Mac or Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Photoshop Album on a PC. View photo slideshows complete with music and transitions on iPod classic, or play them on a TV using an optional Apple component or composite AV cable.

Reduced Environmental Impact
iPod classic embodies Apple's continuing environmental progress. It is designed with the following features to reduce environmental impact:

  • Arsenic-free glass
  • Brominated flame retardant-free
  • Mercury-free
  • PVC-free
  • Highly recyclable aluminum and stainless steel enclosure
  • Recycled and bio-based packaging materials

What's in the Box
Apple iPod classic 120 GB (Silver), earphones, USB 2.0 cable, dock adapter, quick start guide


Product Information

Technical Details
Brand NameApple
Item Weight5 ounces
Product Dimensions4.1 x 2.4 x 0.4 inches
Item model numberMB562LL/A
Operating SystemPC,Mac
Number of Items1
  
Additional Information
ASINB001F7AHXW
Best Sellers Rank #7,247 in Electronics (See top 100)
Shipping Weight1 pounds
ShippingCurrently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
Date First AvailableSeptember 8, 2008
  
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Apple
  • Model: MB562LL/A
  • Digital Storage Capacity: 120 GB
  • Color Name: Silver
  • Supported Audio Format: AAC// Protected AAC// MP3// MP3 VBR// Audible// Apple Lossless// AIFF// and WAV
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Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

I contacted the local Apple store and they replaced it (good customer service).
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Other than those minor things, the Ipod is incredible and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants an MP3 player that works reliably.
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I use it to listen to music and podcasts, and to watch videos and movies and photos.
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521 of 535 people found the following review helpful By Steve H TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on September 9, 2008
The updated iPod Classic was probably the least exciting of the new iPods announced in the September 2008 update, but that does not mean it should be dismissed.

I own the 160 GB iPod Classic that has now been discontinued, but there are few differences (perhaps the biggest being the much slimmer shape of this 120 model), and I did get to check this updated 120 GB version out at the store, when picking up the new nano and touch.

Firstly, the 120 GB version is again smaller than the largest capacity available last year, but it is a single platter hard drive, which allows it to maintain the slim shape of the 80 GB version from last year. More storage, a hundred dollars less, and just as small. That is progress despite calls from others that the classic isn't exciting. It still serves its purpose as the original iPod idea. Big capacity in a simple to use device.

Next, the software has been slightly updated on the iPod Classic. It now includes Genius, like iTunes and the other new iPods. This allows you, when on a song you enjoy, to select the genius feature. The iPod will then compile a list of songs (playlist), which goes together with the original song you were listening to. This helps you rediscover music in your library, with a playlist to fit your mood at the time. I have been using the genius feature for a few days now, and it is impressive the way it compiles these playlists. I was skeptical, but overall, it does a good job. Furthermore, as another review mentioned, the iPod does seem more responsive with this update from what I saw at the store compared to my original 160 GB iPod Classic. Some speculation has been that the older iPod Classics will receive the software update of this new one, but I'm not holding my breath on that.
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301 of 323 people found the following review helpful By Barrett Benton on November 19, 2008
In a number of circles, the iPod Classic is now considered the "less sexy" iPod. Largely because of the things it appears to lack vis-a-vis the newest "fully-wired" iPods/iPhones: it doesn't have a phone function (d'oh!), it doesn't "do" wide-screen for video and games the way an iPhone/iPod Touch does, and...well, it doesn't seem as much *fun*, darn it! (Memo to the only-two-colors-available fashionistas: silver and [charcoal] black, being *classic* colors, go with everything. When's the last time you saw a pink Audi or Merc? Mary Kay doesn't hand either of those out to its top sales stars, which is just as well.) ;-)

Let's rewind a bit (sorry for the tape-based analogy) to a MacWorld seemingly long, long ago.

At the time, people were clamoring for Apple to include video in their next-generation iPods (they had just announced the iPod Photo, which was the very first iPod I ever owned...sometimes, not being an "early adopter' can pay off). His Steveness replied, more or less, that people value music a lot more than than they value TV/video stuff, so for the time being, no video iPods. While I happened to agree with Jobs' sentiments (I rarely watch the box, so there), I also knew how shrewd a businessman he was, and if the Hoi Polloi wanted video in their iPods, by cracky, he'd make 'em! And while I wouldn't damn him to Hades for such a pragmatic decision (he's doing this stuff to make a buck, okay?), the aesthete in me would be put off just a bit. That was then.

NOW: Through a bit of hard work and happenstance, an iPod Classic (120GB) happened to fall into my lap recently (long story). My beloved 60GB iPod Photo wasn't even half-full, but I welcomed this newest 'Pod with open arms. The reasons?

- Capacity.
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Daniel Martinez on October 14, 2008
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I am upgrading from my 5th gen. 30 gig ipod. it ran out of space and my music collection continues to grow so the only real solution was a new ipod.

the sound quality is in my opinion better than my previous player. I am using mostly with headphones. on the go i use the headphone out. but at home i use my headphone amp and use the line out instead. My current set of headphones are the Sony MDR-7506's. The player has a healthy output that can easily handle the full sized headphones.

To me though the new Genius feature is really nice. Once you get used to it you can't live without it. The playlist s that are created are not perfect they are damn good. They usually are within the right era, and have the same tonality. Unlike what others have said it can handle more than just top 40 type bands. It can easily handle something like the New York Dolls, and does a great job with classic rock. at work i put on the genius based off of something like Hotel California and i get a rockin' playlist that runs very smoothly.

like others have noted there are not too many drastic changes. I don't mark that as a fault at all. it is a solid player thus far, and has all the functionality that i desire. Although the touch wheel does seem a little less sensitive. minor drawback at most. I use this Ipod for one purpose, to play music. I have a large collection 6500 songs and counting. More than the touch screen ipods could ever hold at 320 kbps. For music listening this player is a champ. If i wanted to play games i would have gotten the touch.
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