Analyst: iPod nano ‘could be Apple’s next home run’

Can Apple CEO Steve Jobs “pull off his bold plan to shake up the company’s fastest-growing and most popular product line? With Wall Street analysts and the media still digesting the details of Apple’s expected unveiling of a an iPod-equipped cell phone, Jobs stunned the crowd at San Francisco’s Moscone Center when he revealed that Apple planned to replace its most popular iPod with a new product just a fraction of its size,” John Shinal reports for MarketWatch.

“For Apple, the stakes couldn’t be higher, as the iPod line comprises Apple’s fastest-selling products by far and now contributes about a third of the company’s revenue,” Shinal reports. “‘This is going to be a pretty hot product,’ said analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray, who rates Apple shares ‘outperform.’ ‘It could be Apple’s next home run.'”

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21 Comments

  1. “It could be Apple’s next home run”

    Stupid Analyst it definitly is Apple’s next home run
    Yes, indeed !!!

    It could be that Gene Munster has no Brain
    could be, can’t be, maybe, maybe not
    I hate Analysts

  2. it will kill the competition. They are all dead and buried anyway. Nano is the final bullet in the head — they better leave the field and design toaster. It’s that cool and easy to understand. Your heart gets it, your mind wants it.

  3. Two colors aren’t enough! They really should add mini-type colors–a LOT of people liked those colors! Though I LOVE the design, the same color scheme that works in Manhattan and London is not enough for everyone else.

  4. Shuffle’s are great…why don’t they have screens and “real” software?

    Nano’ enter and now you have full iPod features in the Shuffle’s design.
    Tiny color screen with photos. This is training camp for the iPod Video.
    Go from this tiny screen to say…one twice the size…you have instant
    iPod Video legitimacy. Take it from me…eye adjustment is the intention.

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    CT =======]———— Yeah…we GOT that!

  5. sandwich 2 of them together “back-to-back”…then you have 28 hours of
    battery life and double the capacity in a neat form factor. ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”wink” style=”border:0;” />

    I have some money to burn, why not?

    CT =======]———— Where’s the Powerbooks???

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