When Apple released the new 6th generation iPod Nano, they also gave birth to a new tech phenomenon: the iPod Nano Watch. Although, these Apple iPod accessories are the new craze, the following are several reasons why you should stay clear of them.
Battery life is a watch feature that I’ve never had to worry about in the past (no matter how cheap the watch was), but if you’re planning on getting one of those fancy iPod Nano watch “doodads”, you’ll have to stress about this feature often. The 6th generation iPod Nano has a battery life of up to 24 hours of music playback when fully charged, so you’ll need to charge your battery every few days if you plan to use the new iPod Nano as an iPod watch.
Lack of Watch Faces
When I first started looking into turning my iPod Nano into a watch, I pictured lots of customization options for my new high-tech iPod watch, but so far, there are only two 6th generation iPod Nano watch faces – and they aren’t that impressive. Honestly, you’d be able to find just about any watch with better watch faces than the iPod Nano 6th gen.
IPod Nano watches have come a long way since this accessory craze started and now there are countless bands and grips to make your Apple iPod watch look better, but there’s one change that can’t be made to improve the look of the iPod Nano watch – it will always be bulky. When I walk around with an iPod Nano watch, I’d want it to look more “watch” than “ipod strapped to my wrist”, but there’s really no changing that.
In order to preserve battery life on the iPod Nano watch, the iPod has a built in Sleep/Wake feature to ensure that no extra battery life is wasted. Unfortunately for iPod Nano watch enthusiasts, the Sleep/Wake function of the iPod watch accessory will for users to reach down and power up the display of their iPod Nano watches just to tell the time – making the iPod Nano watch not that practical.
Yep, you guessed it; the price of the iPod Nano 6th generation will make just about anyone question whether they’d want to buy an iPod to use as a watch or just opting for an affordable watch instead. The iPod Nano 6th generation starts at $149 and you’ll need at least another $25 smackeroos to turn your iPod Nano into a watch – a little too pricey for my taste.
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