Apple unveils the new iPod shuffle


Apple today introduced the new iPod shuffle, now the worldds smallest digital music player with Applees pioneering shuffle feature that lets music fans serve up a continuous mix of their favourite songs anywhere they go. Nearly half the size of the original, the new iPod shuffle is just eight cubic centimetres in volume, weighs just 14 grams and features a stunning all-new aluminium design and a built-in clip which makes it the most wearable iPod ever. The new iPod shuffle contains one gigabyte of flash memory which holds up to 240 songs, and is more affordable than ever at just recommended retail price (RRP) $119 incl. GST.

>Itts hard to believe the new iPod is a real music player when you first see it,, said Steve Jobs, Applees CEO. But it is real, and holds up to 240 songs in an incredibly compact and wearable design that weighs just 14 grams..

iPod shuffle is based on Applees super-popular shuffle feature which lets users enjoy their songs in a random order. Or listeners can simply flip a switch to listen to their songs in order, such as when listening to a new album. iPod shuffle features up to 12 hours of battery life.*

Users connect the new iPod shuffle to their Mac or PC with the included dock, and iTuness innovative AutoFill feature automatically syncs the perfect number of songs from their music library. Seamless integration with iTune 7 and the iTunes Store allows customers to choose from a selection of over 2 million songs from the worldds most popular digital music store.

Pricing and availability

The new iPod shuffle is expected to be available worldwide in October through the Apple Store and Apple Authorised Resellers for RRP $119 inc GST. iPod shuffle includes earbud headphones and an iPod shuffle Dock.

Source: Apple Computer Australia