Size and Weight

Height: 76.5 mm (3.01 inches)
Width: 39.6 mm (1.56 inches)
Depth: 5.4 mm (0.21 inch)
Weight: 31 grams (1.1 ounces)1
True volume: 15,537 cu. mm (0.95 cu. inch)

Capacity2

16GB

Wireless

Bluetooth
  • Nike+ support
  • Bluetooth 4.0

Display

  • 2.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • 240-by-432-pixel resolution at 202 pixels per inch

External Buttons and Connectors

External Buttons and Controls

On/off, Sleep/wake, Volume up, Play/pause, Volume down, Home

Connectors and Input/Output

Lightning connector, Headphones

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
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit

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

FM Radio

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

Sensor

  • Accelerometer

Power and Battery3

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Music playback time: Up to 30 hours when fully charged
  • Video playback time: Up to 3.5 hours when fully charged
  • Charging via USB 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

Languages

  • 35 UI languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, British English, Cantonese (Traditional Chinese), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese. For Arabic and Hebrew, some UI elements are not right to left.
  • Fitness spoken feedback is available in seven languages: Chinese (Mandarin), English (U.S.), French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish (Spain).
  • 29 VoiceOver languages: Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, UK, U.S.), Finnish, French (Canada, France), German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Swedish, Thai, Turkish.

Headphones

  • Apple EarPods4

Accessibility

  • VoiceOver gesture-based screen reader
  • High-resolution LCD display with adjustable backlight settings for easier reading in low light
  • Invert Colors
  • Mono Audio

System Requirements

  • Mac computer with USB 2.0 or 3.0 port, OS X v10.6.8 or later and iTunes 10.7 or later5
  • PC with USB 2.0 port; Windows 7, Vista or XP Home or Professional (SP3) or later; and iTunes 10.7 or later
  • Internet access required; broadband recommended; fees may apply

Environmental Requirements

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)
  • Nonoperating temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3000 m (10,000 feet)

In the Box

  • iPod nano
  • Apple EarPods
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • Quick Start guide

Accessories

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

Designed for incredible fit and superior audio quality.
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Lightning to 30-pin Adapter

Connect your current accessories to iPod nano using this adapter. Buy now

  1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  2. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  3. Testing conducted by Apple in August 2012 using preproduction iPod nano hardware and software. The playlist contained 358 unique audio tracks consisting of content imported from CDs using iTunes (128-Kbps AAC) and content purchased from the iTunes Store (256-Kbps AAC); video content was purchased from the iTunes Store. Battery tests are conducted with specific iPod units; actual results may vary. Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced (see www.apple.ca/support/ipod/service/battery). Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. See www.apple.ca/batteries for more information.
  4. Remote and mic not included.
  5. iPod and iTunes are for legal or rightholder-authorized copying only. Don’t steal music.