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Main Features
iPod Model iPod Mini
iPod Model iPod Mini
iPod Model iPod Mini

Features:
  • 4 GB model holds up to 1,000 songs; supports MP3, AAC, WAV, MP3 VBR, Audible (6), and AIFF formats
  • Mac and Windows compatible; FireWire and USB 2.0 interface for fastest digital transfer available
  • 1.67 inch (diagonal) backlit screen displays full song names and more
  • More than 8 hour battery life on a 3 hour charge (1-hour fast charge to 80% capacity)
  • Comes with earbud headphones, belt clip, AC adapter, FireWire cable, and USB 2.0 cable
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    ★★★★★
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “definitely the best ipod ever”

    Written on: 06/07/2012 by yonatannn (3 reviews written)

    i use it for 5 years never had a problem!! it is the best ipod ever created!!… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Very handy little device”

    Written on: 13/06/2012 by Terry999 (2 reviews written)

    It's so convenient, if you're just looking for something small to throw in your pocket. Great for bringing on the bus, or out for a run. Batter is not brilliant on it, but you learn to live with it I suppose. It's not the only one I have, but it's a handy little one to keep all the same… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Cute, portable. 1GB to 5GB sometimes is not enough. ”

    Written on: 29/05/2010 by Eddisson (2 reviews written)

    Cute, portable. 1GB to 5GB sometimes is not enough.
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    ★★☆☆☆
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I hated the Ipod Mini beacuse the thing froze on me...”

    Written on: 02/10/2009

    I hated the Ipod Mini beacuse the thing froze on me many times. Now it does not work at all, so it stays in my house untouched. I did not like how the screen froze and the good thing was that I could hold all my songs that came from my CD. I did like some of it the games were ok but took up lots of battery. Now I have a new Ipod the new Nano and it works wonders, color screen and more better games and video storage too… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “the Apple iPod Mini is a durable ipod, that's easy to...”

    Written on: 25/06/2008

    the Apple iPod Mini is a durable ipod, that's easy to carry around with you and still respectable storage capacity… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I love my iPod mini but the games I never play because...”

    Written on: 01/06/2008

    I love my iPod mini but the games I never play because they take the battery. Most of my friends iPods are hard to use but this is so simple… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “It was okay but the Apple iPod Mini screen froze and...”

    Written on: 19/04/2008

    It was okay but the Apple iPod Mini screen froze and nothing now is working when we imported it to the computer nothing changed so be careful!… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Over the last few years I've became a total Apple fan....”

    Written on: 28/02/2008 by Deemac (1 review written)

    Over the last few years I've became a total Apple fan. Everything from ipods to computers are brilliant… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I really do love the iPod series and this has got to...”

    Written on: 10/09/2007 by samey44 (1 review written)

    I really do love the iPod series and this has got to be the best iPod Apple have ever made.

    The battery life is brilliant, mine lasts about 13 hours now after owning it for 2 years it used to be 18 but I'm considering changing the battery soon anyway,So I'm going to get a few years out of this!

    Generally, I do like the iPod Mini more than my iPod Video even though it's old!… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I have a silver iPod Mini which i bought off eBay...”

    Written on: 17/07/2007 by emza2511 (176 reviews written)

    I have a silver iPod Mini which i bought off eBay about 6 months ago now and the previous owner had it for at least 18 months before me and its still in a great in great condition!
    I have bought a separate case for it to ensure minimal scratching as I use it for work, the gym and carrying around in my bag so it does get bashed around quite a bit but this doesn't deter the sound quality in the slightest and the memory is brilliant. I can hold about 1,500 songs on mine which is more than enough… Read Full Review

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    252776_Anonymous101's Response to emza2511's Review

    Written on: 17/10/2007

    I agree, an excellent bit of kit!

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    ★★★★★
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I've had this iPod since sept 2005 and it gave me...”

    Written on: 26/03/2007 by XxSiobhanxX (1 review written)

    I've had this iPod since sept 2005 and it gave me great use, I had encounted battery issues but it was fixed quickly by an iPod updater on the apple site that you can get free. I find it very sturdy to the point that my horse stood on it and it didn't even get damaged apart from a teeny nick.

    Shame apple discontinued this, its an advantage for those who want small but decent music players that wont break easily as the nano. My mom's buying this off me as I'm purchasing an 30gb video soon :D… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Excellent MP3 player... sturdy and classic looking!”

    Written on: 29/11/2006 by jondi (1 review written)

    Excellent MP3 player... sturdy and classic looking!… Read Full Review

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    ★★★★☆
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “The iPod mini is the best selling iPod in the market....”

    Written on: 25/11/2006 by Aviv Attias (1 review written)

    The iPod mini is the best selling iPod in the market. Too bad it got discountinued. Its sound is excellent, many features, 4 GB memory (1000 songs), uses iTunes which is a very good software. It's also very reliable, which means it doesn't break for no reason. Mine is in excellent condition with not one problem and no scratches at all.

    People say that the battery is low. But I think 7 hours is enough. It doesn't have a color screen but who cares about the color it's the music that's… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I've had this little gem for over a year now and it...”

    Written on: 23/09/2006 by dragondrums (1 review written)

    I've had this little gem for over a year now and it has never let me down yet. I had read reports that iPods could be unreliable and prone to breaking but in my experience that has not been the case. In spite of frequent use my iPod is as reliable as the day I bought it. The sound quality is excellent with the supplied headphones and is even better with the Sennheiser set I bought. This iPod is so easy to use...everything is managed with a simple scroll or click of the wheel. Organising music… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “The Apple iPod Mini is a great MP3 player for anyone....”

    Written on: 27/08/2006 by e4chin (30 reviews written)

    The Apple iPod Mini is a great MP3 player for anyone. I found that they are very durable, and mine did not break. I encountered no problems with it at all, which is why I was very surprised when I saw how many people reviewed it negatively and had problems with it. Granted, the headphones it comes with do deteriorate after a little while, but you can use any headphones with the iPod Mini.

    An iPod Mini is especially great for someone who wants an iPod but doesn't want to spend a whole bunch of… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “I have a pink metallic iPod Mini, which is very cute...”

    Written on: 14/08/2006 by hayleeeeeeeeeeeeee (19 reviews written)

    I have a pink metallic iPod Mini, which is very cute and pretty. It looks very neat and stylish, and Apple is a trusted make. It is really easy to use and it offers excellent sound quality. The battery life is reasonable, and it has loads of fun games and the computer software is easy to use… Read Full Review

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    ★★★★★
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “-: INTRODUCTION :- ”

    Written on: 08/08/2006 by lisa76 (1 review written)

    -: INTRODUCTION :-

    I bought my iPod Mini MP3 player last year. I bought it because I wanted something to listen to while walking to and from work. I needed something small and light to carry in my pocket. I looked around, but I was spoilt for choice. There were so many to choose from, but then I came across the iPod Mini, and I liked it straight away, so I did some checking, and I knew this was the one for me, so I considered it to be bought.

    -: WHAT IS AN IPOD? :-

    An iPod mini is a music… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Overall the Apple iPod Mini is a very good ipod and I...”

    Written on: 15/07/2006 by tvdw (18 reviews written)

    Overall the Apple iPod Mini is a very good ipod and I recommend it to all. Another thing, if you have a question or problem and you want to speak to Apple, you end up on the phone to them for over an hour inside a queue, and I still didn't get through so I hung up… Read Full Review

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    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “WARNING: THIS IPOD WILL SELF-DESTRUCT IN 5 SECONDS....”

    Written on: 13/07/2006 by emilyjk55 (1 review written)

    WARNING: THIS IPOD WILL SELF-DESTRUCT IN 5 SECONDS. When it was new it only lasted a few hours but now it will only switch on for a few seconds unless it is plugged into a charger. And a replacement battery is at least £50! I honestly think they time them to self destruct after their warranty has run out so you are forced to buy a new product… Read Full Review

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    E4Chin's Response to emilyjk55's Review

    Written on: 12/08/2006

    i disagree. i have had my mini for over a year and it is working just fine this day. you must have mistreated it in some way or dropped it or something.
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    <br/>the memory is enscribed on to the back of the iPod. it is either 4 GB or 6 GB.
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    <br/>perhaps you just don&#039;t know how to use it.

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    E4Chin's Response to emilyjk55's Review

    Written on: 12/09/2006

    Whatever. I out-rank you so i am right.

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    Emilyjk55's Response to emilyjk55's Review

    Written on: 12/09/2006

    OK well maybe I was a little harsh saying that ipod minis are programmed to self-destruct; I had just expected mine to last a little longer that&#039;s all. I would like to point out however that just because yours is still working fine after one year it doesn&#039;t mean they all are. Equally just because mine no longer works doesnt mean they all wont work after one year or so. Total battery life depends on how many times the battery is recharged so all ipod batteries can only take a certain number of charges. I can assure you that I cared for my ipod very well!

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    ★★★★★
    Apple iPod Mini - 1st Gen

    “Great value for money use I use my Apple iPod Mini all...”

    Written on: 24/04/2006 by Lyar (1 review written)

    Great value for money use I use my Apple iPod Mini all the time never have to charge it much easy to use great sound quality just great!… Read Full Review

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