The new fifth generation iPod , “ipod classic” formerly known as “iPod video” now comes with a massive storage of 80GB. This allows you to store about 20,000 songs or 100 hours of video in any combination. This high energy device has up to 30hrs of audio playback capacity.


Apple iPod classic 80GB black has a sleek all metal enclosure in the stylish black colour. It looks great with its brand-new interface with cover flow. The click wheel can be used to browse music by album cover and flip it over the selected album to view the track list. Use it to navigate, adjust the volume and explore your ipod. The shuffle songs option can be used to mix up your song tracks.


It is having a good bright colour LCD screen display. Its attractive 2.5 inch screen display makes your movies pop. This ipod has an audio playback capability for about 5 to 7 hrs.

I-tunes store:

The i-tunes store features a wide variety of free video and audio pod casts which can be browsed, subscribed and synced to i-pod classic. If you are a book lover then i-tunes has solutions for that too. It has a wide range of audio books in store. One of its special features includes its ability to recognize the last memory and book mark it. The reading speed can be adjusted in accordance with your reading speed.


Game lovers have their piece of bread too. Ipod classic 80 gb black fifth generation comes with three interesting games which are vortex, i-quiz and Klondike, all designed specifically for ipod interface.


It holds up to 25,000 photos which can be synced from mac or pc through i-tunes. Photo slide-shows can also be put up along with music and transition on ipod classic or on a TV using an optional Apple component or composite AV cable.

Search function:
This ipod classic 80 gb 5th Generation has a built-in search function. Here, the search can be done based on any of the categories like songs, artist, album, audio-book or pod casts. The results are retrieved instantly.

The extra features include calendars, contacts, clocks, stop-watch, etc. Screen lock can be done with a spin in the click wheel to choose a four digit combination.

Apple iPod Classic 80gb Black Fifth Generation - Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Apple
Model Name Apple ipod classic 80GB black
iPod Type iPod Classic
Generation Fifth
Dimensions (HxWxD) 103.5 x 61.8 x 13.5 mm
Display 2.5 inch diagonal colour LCD with LED back light
Resolution 320 x 240 pixel
Interface USB 2.0 or power adapter
Audio formats supported ACC, MP3, MP3 VBR, audiable , WAV, AIFF
Battery Built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery
Battery life 5hrs video play back
30hrs audio play back
Charge time Fast charge time - 2hrs ( charges 80% of battery capacity)
Full charge time - 4hrs
Memory capacity 80 GB
Photo formats supported JPEG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, PSD, PNG
Ports Stereo minijack (3.5 mm) / dock connector
Video formats supported MPEG-4 (mp4), h.264
Play back modes All tracks repeat, one track repeat, play list, random play/ shuffle
AC adapter included No
Ear phones Yes (binaural stereo)
Photo viewer Yes
Radio No
USB cable included Yes
Voice recording No
Wireless internet access No
Special features Metal casing, built-in clock, file browser, 21 languages, stop watch,
calendar, photo viewer, address book, video playback, game function,
ID3 tags support.
Body housing material Aluminum
Colours available Black , Silver
Included accessories Docking station adapter
Service & support 12 months parts
12 months labour
Weight 4.9 oz or 140 grams
Box content Apple ipod classic 80GB in black
Ear phones
USB2.0 cable
Dock adapter
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