5th Gen iPod Announced With Video

Witness the evolution of the revolution. First it held songs. Then photos. Then podcasts. Now iPod adds video to change the way you experience your music and media. Again. In lighter, thinner 30GB and 60GB models starting at just £219 (UK) / €329 (Ireland) including VAT, the new iPod is music to your eyes.

Time for the world’s best music player to take the stage for another encore. In 30GB and 60GB models that hold up to 15,000 songs and full-colour album art, the new iPod makes the most of your music. Yeah, you’ve heard that tune before. Only now, you can watch it, too. With MPEG-4 and H.264 video support and a 6.35-cm (2.5-inch) colour display, the new iPod lets you watch up to 150 hours of video. Oh, and don’t forget your photos. The new iPod stores up to 25,000 of them.

The new iPod boasts up to 20 hours of battery life, five hours more than before. Plus, you get a bigger display and one more iPod colour — sleek black. But here’s the kicker at under one and a half centimetres thin, the new 30GB iPod takes up about 45 percent less room than the original iPod. Even the new 60GB model is 10 percent thinner than the fourth-generation 20GB iPod. More features in less space? Sounds like iPod.

iPod Features

– Holds up to 15,000 songs (2) and full-colour album art
– 30GB model is 10.4 x 6.1 x 1.1 cm; 60GB model is 10.4 x 6.1 x 1.4 cm
– Bright 6.35-cm (2.5-inch), 320 x 240 pixel TFT display
– Up to 20 hours of battery life (4)
– Holds up to 25,000 photos (2)
– Holds up to 150 hours of video (3)
– Plays video or photo slideshows on TV via the optional Dock
– Apple Click Wheel
– Accessory-compatible Dock connector
– Dock works with the new Apple Remote
– Charges and syncs via USB
– Works with Mac OS X or Windows 2000/XP
– Syncs contacts, calendars and to-do lists