“Sales of Apple Computer’s new fifth-generation video iPod are coming in ahead of expectations, and in some cases appear to be outselling the very popular iPod nano, says one Wall Street analyst,” AppleInsider reports. “In a research note released to clients on Thursday, American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu said recent proprietary checks with industry and channel sources show sales of the video iPod to be stronger than expected. ‘In some cases, in Apple’s own channels, including its physical stores and online store, we believe video iPods are surprisingly outselling even the very popular iPod nano,’ the analyst wrote. ‘We believe video iPod buyers are mostly installed base users attracted to its high storage capacity, video capability, and reasonable price points, while nanos are attracting more mainstream MP3 users.'”
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