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Apple iPod Nano 7th Generation

Apple iPod Nano 7th Generation
Brand: Apple
Category: iPod
  • Camera No
  • Display 2.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • OS NA
  • Battery NA
  • Storage 16GB
iPod Nano 7th Generation
Apple iPod Nano 7th Generation Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Small and lightweight design that makes it highly portable
  • Large touch screen display for easy navigation
  • Built-in Bluetooth for wireless connectivity
  • Available in a range of bright and fun colours
  • Excellent battery life of up to 30 hours of music playback


  • Limited storage capacity compared to other iPod models
  • No support for streaming services like Spotify or Apple Music
  • No Wi-Fi connectivity, so you need to connect to a computer to transfer music
  • No camera or video recording capabilities
  • No support for apps or games

Apple iPod Nano 7th Generation Review and Features

Apple announced the seventh and final generation iPod Nano on September 12, 2012. The (maximum) internal storage capacity has not increased compared to the previous model. Only a single, 16 GB version of the seventh-generation iPod Nano was announced at the product launch.

Apple described it as their “thinnest iPod ever.” It is 38% thinner (5.4 mm) than the Nano it replaces (8.78 mm) and adds the ability to use Bluetooth 4.0 wireless headsets, speakers and other devices (such as heart-rate monitors).

It still included the Nike+iPod fitness option and an FM radio tuner that works when connected to headphones or a stereo jack. On 15 July 2015, Apple refreshed the iPod Nano, offering only five more subdued colours (gold, silver, blue, pink and space grey) compared to the original seven jewel tones, in addition to the (Product) Red model.

On July 27, 2017, Apple discontinued the iPod Nano and the iPod shuffle, making the iPod touch the last model of the iPod line.

The 7th generation featured a 2.5-inch, touch-sensitive 432×240 display at 202 PPI, Bluetooth 4.0 (with support for NIKE+ iPod wireless systems), and a Lightning connector to replace the original 30-pin dock connector. Although its software resembles the iOS user interface, it is not an iOS device.

The current and final version of the iPod software for this device is 1.0.4 for the initial release model and 1.1.2 for the mid-2015 refresh model.

Full Technical Specifications

General Technical Specifications

Device Type Portable Media Player
Announced 12 September, 2012
Status Discontinued
Predecessor iPod Mini
Successor iPod Touch
External Buttons and Connectors Home
Volume Down
Volume Up
On/Off - Sleep/Wake
3.5 mm headphone jack
Lightning connector
Generation 7th
Colors Space Gray, Gold, Silver, Pink, Blue, Red - (PRODUCT)RED
System Requirements Mac: USB 2 or 3 port, OS X v10.7.5 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later
PC: USB 2 port, Windows 7 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later
Internet access required; broadband recommended; fees may apply
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 16GB
Connectivity USB, Bluetooth 4.0, Nike+ support
FM Radio Support Yes

Regional settings for the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, and Japan
Live Pause feature for pausing a radio broadcast and rewinding (within a 15-minute buffer)
Audio Technology Features Audio Playback

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz

Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

Video Format Support

H.264 video: 720 by 576 pixels, 30 frames per second; Baseline, Main, and High-Profile level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 256 Kbps; 48kHz; stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video: up to 2.5 Mbps, 720 by 576 pixels, 30 frames per second; Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 256 Kbps; 48kHz; stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
Headphone Type 3.5mm Audio jack
Display Info 2.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
240-by-432-pixel resolution at 202 pixels per inch
Dimensions Height: 3.01 inch (76.5 mm)
Width: 1.56 inch (39.6 mm)
Depth: 0.21 inch (5.4 mm)
Volume: 0.95 cu. inch (15,537 cu. mm)
Weight Weight: 1.1 ounces (31 grams)
Camera No
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Accelerometer
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 30 hours
Video playback time: Up to 3.5 hours
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)
Navigation Multitouch screen

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