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Apple iPod Nano 2nd Gen Red

Apple iPod Nano 2nd Gen Red
Brand: Apple
Category: iPod
  • Camera No
  • Display 1.5-inch (diagonal) LED backlit color LCD, 176×132 (.168-mm dot pitch)
  • OS OS v1.1.3
  • Battery 400mAh
  • Storage 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
iPod Nano 2nd Gen Red
Apple iPod Nano 2nd Gen Red Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Compact size and lightweight design
  • Large storage capacity for music, photos, and videos
  • Colour display for easy navigation and viewing
  • FM radio with live pause and station tagging features
  • Support for games and other third-party applications


  • No support for video playback
  • Limited battery life compared to newer devices
  • No Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity
  • Limited compatibility with newer operating systems and software
  • No camera or other advanced features

Apple iPod Nano 2nd Generation Review and Features

The iPod Nano (stylised and marketed as iPod nano) is a discontinued portable media player designed and formerly marketed by Apple Inc.

On September 25, 2006, Apple updated the Nano line. The second-generation Nano featured a scratch-resistant, anodized aluminium casing like the earlier Mini’s design; the multiple colour choices mirrored those of the Mini.

However, unlike the second-generation Mini, the button labels were grey instead of matching the Nano’s casing (except for the black Nano, which had a black click wheel).

The second-generation Nano featured a 40% brighter, “more vibrant” display, a battery life upgrade (from 14 to 24 hours), and storage sizes doubled to 2, 4, and 8 GB models. The second generation also introduced gapless playback of audio files, along with a new search option.

The 2 GB model was available in silver only. The 4 GB was originally available in green, blue, silver, or pink, and the 8 GB model was initially only available in black – red was later added for 4 and 8 GB models. Apple claimed that the second generation iPod Nano’s packaging was “32% lighter with 52% less volume than the first generation”, thereby reducing environmental impact and shipping costs.

On October 13, 2006, Apple announced a special edition iPod Nano, Product Red, with a red exterior and 4 GB of storage.

The iPod nano RED Special Edition is identical to the iPod nano 2nd. As to hardware, the crucial improvement was boosting the battery life up to 24 hours. The display also became brighter or as Apple put it, more vibrant.

As to software, Apple engineers improved the search engine. Video playback remained unavailable.

For each red iPod Nano sold in the United States, Apple donates US$10 to the Product Red initiative while retaining the regular price.

On November 3, 2006, Apple introduced a red 8 GB model due to “outstanding customer demand”, again retaining the same price point as the equivalent black model.

Full Technical Specifications

General Technical Specifications

Device Type Portable Media Player
Released 26 September, 2006
Status Discontinued
Predecessor iPod Mini
Successor iPod Touch
Generation 2nd
Colors Red
System Requirements Mac system requirements

Macintosh computer with USB 2.0 port
Mac OS X v10.3.9 or later
iTunes 7 or later

Windows system requirements

PC with USB 2.0
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or later, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later
iTunes 7 or later
Input and Output Dock connector
3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
iPod's Processor Type Samsung ARM
iPod's Processor Speed NA
iPod's Internal Memory 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB flash drive
Holds up to 500 to 2,000 songs in 128-Kbps AAC format
Holds up to 25,000 iPod nano-viewable photos
Stores data via USB flash drive
Audio Technology Features Skip-free playback
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: 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, AIFF, and WAV
User-configurable maximum volume limit


Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Impedance: 32 ohms
Headphone Type 3.5mm Audio jack
Display Info 1.5-inch (diagonal) liquid crystal display with blue-white LED backlight
176-by-132-pixel resolution, .168-mm dot pitch
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Dimensions Height: 3.5 inch
Width: 1.6 inch
Depth: 0.26 inch
Weight 1.41 ounces
Camera No
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. No SIM
Battery Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
Music playback time: Up to 24 hours when fully charged
Photo slideshow with music viewing time: Up to 5 hours when fully charged
Charging via USB or FireWire to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)
Fast-charge time: about 1.5 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)
Full-charge time: about 3 hours
Navigation A click wheel with pressure-sensitive buttons under it.

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