“iPods have been evolving quickly in their short existence on this Earth. The iPhone and the iPod touch, however, seem to be several leaps ahead of the excellent iPod nano or, for that matter, any other player on the market. At $300 and $400 for 8 and 16 GB, respectively, these are not cheap devices, especially considering the storage limitations. Still, factor in the slick interface, elegant Web browser, the beautiful glass display, the seamless integration of the WiFi music store, and the iPod touch is worth the price. No portable media player has ever done this much so easily, or looked so good doing it,” Tim Gideon reports for PC Magazine.
Gideon reports, “Bottom line: With an excellent interface and elegant design, the iPod touch is simply the best portable media player ever made.”
Full extensive review (Editor’s Choice, 5 out of 5 stars) here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Corinne” for the heads up.]
By the way, reviews like this are why Steve Jobs could afford to overshadow the new iPods with his aggressive iPhone price cuts and subsequent media machinations. The iPods are fully capable of selling themselves.