Apple revealed the new iPod nano today which has added a video camera, microphone and speaker to the world's most popular music player.
Unveiling the new iPod products in San Francisco was Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who made his first public appearance in almost a year to a standing ovation following a liver transplant.
"I'm very happy to be here," he said. "As some of you may know, about five months ago I had a liver transplant. I now have the liver of a mid-20 (year-old) person who died in a car crash and was generous enough to donate their organs. I wouldn't be here without such generosity."
The new iPod nano features an ultra-thin and sleek design with a larger 2.2-inch color display and polished aluminum and glass enclosure.
iPod nano also features a built-in FM radio with live pause and iTunes Tagging, as well as a built-in pedometer.
The new iPod nano is available in an 8GB model for US$149 and a 16GB model for US$179, and comes in nine colors including silver, black, purple, blue, green, orange, yellow, red and pink.
"iPod nano is the world's most popular music player with over 100 million sold," said Jobs, "And now we've added a video camera to its incredibly thin design, without any additional cost to the user."
iPod nano provides up to 24 hours of music playback or five hours of video playback on a single charge. The 8GB model holds up to 2,000 songs, 7,000 photos, eight hours of video and seven hours of captured video; and the 16GB model holds up to 4,000 songs, 14,000 photos, 16 hours of video and 14 hours of captured video.
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