Originally Posted by Damion Chaplin
I just don't understand the mentality behind losing functionality to save a few square centimeters. :?
Right now, thin is in - just look at RAZR phones, Motorola Q, etc.
But in this case it's not just the dimensions. The nano comes in at less than 1/3 the weight of the 30 GB hard disk version and it has no moving parts so is great for working out. To me the nano is truly wearable for a vigorous workout - the full-size iPods are just heavy enough that it'll bug me flopping around, but the nano is light enough that I scarcely notice it.
I have both a nano and a full-sized (4G) iPod- the nano is my DAP on the go, and the full-sized one is the center of my home entertainment system (with as much lossless music as I can fit into 60 GB). If I need video on the go, I'll leave my iPod at home and take my PPC and watch VGA resolution Divx videos on a 4" screen via TCPMP.