Apple iPod Touch 16GB 2nd Generation - MB531LL/A

16 GB 2nd Generation iPod Touch (Newest Second Generation Release)

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Product Features:
  • 16 GB 2nd Generation iPod Touch (Newest Second Generation Release)
  • Sleek new design provides a thin and contoured stainless steel body. New and improved volume buttons, as well as the built-in speaker put this iPod a step above the others.
  • Game like never before with the incredible graphics and iPod touch technology. The multi-touch display, accelerometer, and the 3D graphic will bring you to the next exciting gaming level.
  • Genius is your Personal DJ that plays the music you want. Pick a song and let the Genius feature find other songs that are similar to the one that you selected.
  • The 3.5" Widescreen Display lets you watch movies and T.V. shows the way that they were meant to be watched.
  • Browse the Internet in any Wi-Fi zone. From your iPod Touch, you can check your email, get live traffic reports, driving directions, or browse some YouTube videos!
  • Get more Applications from the Apple App Store. With some of the worlds best developers constantly creating new apps, there is always something new to improve your iPod!
  • Add Music on the Go buy logging on and downloading music from the iTunes store. All you need is the iTunes account, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and your iPod touch.
Product Specifications:
  • Capacity: 16 GB
  • Holds up to 3,500 songs
  • Holds up to 20,000 iPod-viewable photos
  • Holds up to 20 hours of video
  • 3.5" Widescreen multi-touch display
  • Resolution: 480 x 320
  • Built-in Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)
  • Built-in Nike + iPod support
  • Maps location-based service
  • Audio Specs:
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    • Supported Audio Files: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • Photo Support: JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (mac only), and PNG
  • TV and Video Specs:
    • Support for 480p and 576p component TV out
    • Playback of most .m4v, mp4, and .mov
  • Battery and Power Specs:
    • Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
    • Up to 36 hours of music playback
    • Up to 6 hours of video playback
    • Charges via USB to computer or power adapter
    • Full charge in about 4 hours
    • Fast 80% charge in about 2 hours
  • Dock connector input
  • 3.5mm Stereo headphone jack output
  • Supports 19 languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, Polish, Turkish, and Ukrainian
  • Weight: 4.05 oz.
  • Dimensions: 3/8"D x 2-1/2"W x 4-3/8"H
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty
Windows System Requirements:
  • PC with USB 2.0 port
  • Windows Vista or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later
  • iTunes 8 or later
Mac System Requirements:
  • Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
  • Mac OS X v10.4.10 or later
  • iTunes 8 or later
Package Includes
  1. iPod touch
  2. Earphones
  3. USB 2.0 cable
  4. Dock adapter
  5. Polishing cloth
  6. Quick Start guide

General Features

Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Memory Type
The type of memory the item uses.
Memory Capacity
The maximum amount of memory the item can hold.
16 GB
Power Source
The type of battery the item uses. Some batteries are rechargeable, while others are not.

Rechargeable alkaline, nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride, lithium ion, and lithium ion polymer are all examples of rechargeable batteries.

Some batteries are integrated and built into the item, while others are removable.

Lithium Ion
Battery Life (Audio)
The average length that the unit will play audio on one battery charge.
36 hours
Battery Life (Video)
The average amount of time that the unit will play video on one battery charge.
6 hours
Recharge Time
The amount of time it takes to recharge the batteries.
4 hours
Connection Type
How the unit is connected to its source to send and receive information and data.

On some items such as wire or cables, this specifies how the cables connect to transfer the signals.

USB 2.0
Video Playback
This item is capable of playing videos.
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.

Display and Controls

Screen Size
The screen size dimension is measured diagonally in inches.
Screen Type
The type of technology used to produce the screen images. LCD, DLP, Plasma, LCoS, and CRT are the most common. 2 newer technologies include LED and OLED which use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as a backlight, as opposed to conventional LCD TVs, which use cold-cathode fluorescent lamps (CCFL) for a backlight.
Resolution (pixels)
A display's pixel resolution defines its ability to resolve fine details. Digital TVs and projectors measure screen resolution in pixels. The higher the resolution, the more detailed the picture will be.
480 x 320 
If a unit is touchscreen capable, you can control a majority of it's functions by touching the screen.
Control Type
This is the method in which the unit is controlled.
Button Lock
Button Lock is a feature that will lock all of the buttons so they do not accidentally get pushed.
ID3 Tagging
An ID3 tag is most commonly used in conjunction with MP3 audio files. The ID3 tag allows the title, artist, album, track number, and other information to be displayed.

Audio Playback

The unit offers MP3 playback.

MP3 should not be confused with MPEG-3. MP3 files are the third audio layer of a MPEG-1 file. The compression algorithm of a MP3 file reduces the file size while keeping the audio quality.

The unit offers the playback of WMA files.

WMA stands for Windows Media Audio and was developed by Microsoft. It is a file used specifically for audio.

The unit will play AAC files.

The audio compression AAC stands for Advanced Audio Coding. They generally tend to have better sound quality than most MP3 files.


Video Playback

The unit will play Video Compact Discs (VCD). VCD are videos that are stored on regular compact discs (CD) and use a MPEG-1 compression.
The unit will play Super Video Compact Discs (SVCD). SVCD are videos that are stored on a regular compact disc(CD) and use a MPEG-2 compression.
Developed by Microsoft in 1992, the Audio Video Interleave is also known as AVI. AVI files are video files mixed with an audio track that plays in unison.
The unit will play MPEG-4 files.
.mov is a Apple Quicktime file format used primarily for movies.
DivX is a type of compression for storing movies. DivX video file sizes are relatively small, while the quality is impressively high.
Used in select 2008-up Coby portable media players as the file format for video playback. The Coby units include the MTV software used to convert other video file types (such as AVI/MPEG-4) into the MTV format.
OGG is a audio file that is used primarily in select Coby portable media players. Often the software to convert other audio files to a .OGG file is included with the product.

Other Playback

The unit will offer playback of JPEG still image files.
GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. It is a type of Bitmap image format that is used to display images.
TIFF stands for Tagged Image File Format. Sometime refered to as .tiff or .tif. The file is used to stores images.

Units with TIFF compatibility will read and display visual images with th extension .tiff.

PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics. It is an open image format that uses Lossless Compression. It is commonly used as a file for images and pictures.
BMP stands for bitmap. It is an image file format used in conjunction with digital images. It can be considered a universal image file as it is compatible with both Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.
.txt is the extension for a text file. Units that are compatible with .txt files will display the contained text.

Extra Features

This will designate if the unit is capable of having an alarm set.
Radio Compatible
Radio capable means the unit is capable of receiving a radio signal.
Memory Card Reader
Whether or not the receiver has a built-in input for removable memory cards such as SD (Secure Digital) cards or MMC (Multimedia) cards.

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Labor Warranty Duration
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Apple iPod Touch 16GB 2nd Generation - MB531LL/A

16 GB 2nd Generation iPod Touch (Newest Second Generation Release)


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