If we expect the iPod Shuffle 2 GB comes from its weight and its portability, we see here all the major differences since it almost unchanged, total approximately 10 g of weight, but the volume total, including the clip increases by approximately 30%. Overall, it is still very small devices when we consider that each side has only 3 cm in length.
Many of us will have big surprise when we open the box, because Apple has decided that they include a headphone with remote control and microphone. This means that there is only to control the shuffle is by physical buttons. Having the physical buttons really is benefit in some cases, one can imagine, when connect us the shuffle to an amp with the old model, we have lost the ability to control and this will happen again with the new model. But again, there are people who think that the control on the headset was better and even more intuitive and convenient.
IPod Shuffle 2 GB is really a jewel among other MP3 player, it's beautiful, small and light. But not means that it is a player perfect for everyone, since there are those who do not understand the utility of the shuffle. With the ability to only 2 GB, we put la music that we love this time to time or according to preferences of the time, we like not all the music can be placed inside. After all, this is what iPod shuffle purpose, basically you put - play and you know never with certainly what will happen to listen to the song after song. Yes, it may be our small personal DJ, who rattles off emotions for us, the song after song. But in fact, it can also be used more selectively. We can also load the playlist of iTunes, then easily scroll with voice, it reads aloud the title. The circular button is the voiceover, the switch side has three positions: off, shuffle (play randomly) and in the order.
What sound quality? The Apple iPod Shuffle 2 GB of audio quality is unchanged and is the same as the nano (its size that much smaller and less expensive for approximately 1/3).
The battery life is excellent, you can use a whole week and the battery still good. For continuous play, it can be played up to 15 hours claimed by Apple.