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Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11358 reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and sound. The portability and size are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 597 user reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The price and design are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6359 user reviews of Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Gen) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Opinions about the sound and price are overall positive. The size and portability also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, portability, size, price, sound

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (trustedreviews.com)

Apple iPod Shuffle 1GB

 

If you have a penchant for minimalist, well-engineered design then the second generation Shuffle should be on your short-list.

The new Shuffle is absolutely tiny, too, much smaller than the previous model. It measures 41 x 27 x 10mm, or just a touch smaller than the screen on my Sony Ericsson K800i. That's enough room for the familiar circular Shuffle control – play/pause...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Benny Har-Even (trustedreviews.com)

Apple iPod shuffle

 

Apple wants us to live a 'life less orderly' with its iPod shuffle. But is the lack of screen too much of a compromise?

As its competitors pile ever more features into their players in an attempt to dislodge Apple, it goes the other way and makes an even more simplistic player. It’s true that if any other company tried to release a MP3 player without a screen they’d get...

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Luke Peters (t3.com)

New iPod Shuffle review

 

New iPod Shuffle slims down, but new features speak volumes. Quite literally

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPod shuffle (2nd Gen 1GB)

 

If the lack of a display or hold button not to mention Apple's ubiquity don't bother you, this is a superb player

Truly musical performance from a tiny package

No display or hold button

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPod Shuffle 1GB Flash MP3 Player overview

 

iPod Shuffle 1GB

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPod Shuffle 2GB MP3 Player overview

 

IPOD SHUFFLE 2GB GREEN RETAIL ONLY

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Apple iPod Shuffle 2G review

 

Apple's second-generation budget iPod is short on function but high on style.

Feature light but style rich, this slice of gadget perfection makes rivals seem clumsy and overcomplicated.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Apple's second-generation budget iPod is short on function but high on style.

Feature light but style rich, this slice of gadget perfection makes rivals seem clumsy and overcomplicated.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by (macformat.co.uk)

Apple iPod shuffle

 

Of all the iPods in the updated range, the one that's changed the least is the iPod shuffle; compared to its predecessor, it costs the same and offers the same capacity

Small and cute, Built-in clip, Very good audio

Very poor value, Still only 1GB, No new features

Despite its strengths, the iPod shuffle's lack of a refresh makes it worse value than ever

Oct, 2007

Expert review by (macformat.co.uk)

Apple iPod shuffle 1GB

 

The new iPod shuffle has been completely redesigned from the ground up. It's less than half the size of the previous shuffle and comes with an aluminium case that has a special clip on the back, so that you can attach it to your clothing.

It's tiny!, C lips on clothing, Cool factor, Reasonable storage

Needs dock to connect, No screen

This iPod shuffle is going to be another big hit for Apple.

Jan, 2007

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