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)2
True volume: 15,537 mm³ (0.95 inch³)
2.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
240-by-432-pixel resolution at 202 pixels per inch
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
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)
Power and Battery3
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)
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 (US), French (France), German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish (Spain).
29 VoiceOver languages:
Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, UK, US), Finnish, French (Canada, France), German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Swedish, Thai, Turkish.
VoiceOver gesture-based screen reader
High-resolution LCD display with adjustable backlight settings for easier reading in low light
Mac: USB 2 or 3 port, OS X v10.7.5 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later5
PC: USB 2 port, Windows 7 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later5
Internet access is required; broadband is recommended; fees may apply
Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C
Nonoperating temperature: –20° to 45° C
Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
Operating altitude: Tested up to 3,000 m (10,000 feet)
In the Box
Lightning to USB Cable
Quick Start guide
iPod nano and the Environment
Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact.
iPod nano is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:
- Arsenic-free display glass
- Recyclable aluminium enclosure
Apple and the Environment
Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.
Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimisation. Learn more about how to recycle your iPod nano.