Prizefight: iPod Nano vs. Sansa Clip+

Need help deciding between the Apple iPod Nano and the SanDisk Sansa Clip+? Our CNET editors put these two clip-on, fitness-friendly MP3 players to the test to see which one is worth your money.

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In our latest CNET Prizefight, two clip-on MP3 players (the Apple iPod Nano and SanDisk Sansa Clip+) battle to determine which one is best suited to be your ultimate fitness-friendly audio distraction.

Apple pretty much wrote the book on tiny clip-on MP3 players, but SanDisk has been a quick study. The Sansa Clip+ doesn't have the brand recognition of the iPod, but it's been quietly racking up rave reviews for its ample features and ridiculously affordable price.

Based on the opinions of three CNET editors, which of these pinching players will prevail in a five-round battle royale? Click through to see our CNET Prizefight.

Read the full CNET Review

Apple iPod Nano 2011 (8GB, orange)

The Bottom Line: The sixth generation of the iPod Nano is the smallest yet, but it comes at the expense of valuable features and practical controls. / Read full review

Read the full CNET Review

SanDisk Sansa Clip+ (8GB, black)

The Bottom Line: The SanDisk Sansa Clip+ is an excellent successor to the line, offering a fitness-friendly design with a built-in belt-clip, a simple interface, solid sound quality, and plenty of handy features--all for an ultralow price. It's an unbeatable value. / Read full review

About the author

Donald Bell has spent more than five years as a CNET senior editor, reviewing everything from MP3 players to the first three generations of the Apple iPad. He currently devotes his time to producing How To content for CNET, as well as weekly episodes of CNET's Top 5 video series.

 

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