Size and Weight

76.5 mm (3.01 inches) 39.6 mm (1.56 inches) 5.4 mm (0.21 inch)

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


Bluetooth 4.0

Nike+ support

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

External Buttons and Connectors

Home Volume down Play/Pause Volume up On/Off Sleep/Wake
3.5-mm stereo
headphone minijack
Lightning connector

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 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)

Fast-charge time: About 1.5 hours (charges up to 80 per cent of battery capacity)

Full-charge time: About 3 hours


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.


Apple EarPods4


VoiceOver gesture-based screen reader

High-resolution LCD display with adjustable backlight settings for easier reading in low light

Invert Colours

Mono Audio

System Requirements

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

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 3,000 m (10,000 feet)

In the Box

iPod nano

Apple EarPods

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. Learn more

iPod nano is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • BFR-free
  • Mercury-free
  • PVC-free
  • 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.