Apple introduces pretty new Shuffle colors

Apple's least exciting announcement of the day is the 3rd-gen iPod Shuffle.

Ina Fried

It has to be said that the least exciting of today's Apple announcements is the one regarding the new iPod Shuffle. The newest version of the tiny, clip-on flash player offers the same 1GB capacity, the same $79 price tag, and probably the same unimpressive sound quality. And yet, I'm kind of taken with the new array of colors. As expected, the Shuffle now comes in the (Product)RED variety, but Jobs has also traded out the bright, metallic paint jobs for more subtle, pastel--but still metallic--ones. You still get silver, along with three more cool, subdued shades: periwinkle, turquoise, and jade. Totally appeals to the girl in me. These new Shuffles are expected to go on sale today.

Check out all the iPod action over at iPod Central.

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Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2007, 1GB, silver)

The Bottom Line: If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player. / Read full review

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Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2007, 1GB, red)

The Bottom Line: If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player. / Read full review

Read the full CNET Review

Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2007, 1GB, blue)

The Bottom Line: If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player. / Read full review

Read the full CNET Review

Apple iPod Shuffle (second generation 2007, 1GB, purple)

The Bottom Line: If you like your music playback simple and your device nearly invisible, the second-generation iPod Shuffle will suit you well. But absentminded users should steer clear of this easy-to-misplace player. / Read full review

About the author

    Since 2003, Jasmine France has worked at CNET covering everything from scanners to keyboards to GPS devices to MP3 players. She currently cohosts the Crave podcast and spends the majority of her time testing headphones, music software, and mobile apps.

     

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