Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.

 519/0207
£189.99
Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.

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With 160GB of storage, iPod classic (6th Gen) can hold up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video, 25,000 photos, or any combination. Its sleek, all-metal enclosure is available in quintessential silver or striking black. With up to 36 hours of battery life, iPod classic keeps you rocking for a long, long time.

Key features

  • 2.5 inch colour LCD screen with LED backlight.
  • Create and edit genius playlists on this device.
  • 160GB storage holds up to 40000 songs.
  • Compatible with Mac and Windows.
  • Recharge through USB port.
  • Requires iTunes to manage the device.
  • Download Music, movies, TV shows, and audio books from the iTunes store.

General information

  • 36 hours battery life provides up to 36 hours music playback or up to 4 hours of video playback.
  • Includes earphones.
  • Size H10.4, W6.2, D1 cm.
  • EAN: 885909365180.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black. 4.8 5 252 294
Excellent media centre I have over the years had many different media devices. This is by far the best. Easy to understand and use. Superb audio quality and although a relatively small screen good quality visual playback. Overall money well spent. 22 July 2014
Worth spending hi, I bought my classic 160GB a few weeks back and am really very happy with its excellent sound quality and a huge space for storing music. My entire albums are being dragged into it so all in one. The only thing I really dont like about it is the limitation of supportive file format. Unfortunately, it doesnt support flac file so wav is the alternate option for lossless files (for me). overall excellent !! 08 July 2014
Best Purchase EVER! Fantastic product, I've loaded all my CD's onto it and still have barely scratched the surface of the space it has! I wasn't sure at first whether it had a shuffle function as this isn't made clear anywhere but it definitely does, sound quality is fantastic and although it's the larger of the ipod range it's still small enough to slip into a pocket or handbag when on the move! Amazing! 27 July 2014
It's an IPod Bought to replace earlier IPod Classic, needed a bigger capacity. Connected and ready to use in no time. Sound quality better than older model, better equaliser 09 June 2014
Classic music I have had an I-pod classic before so knew what to expect, my only query would be why is the silver cheaper than the Black?, surely it's the same to manufacture?. I am very pleased with the service at Argos and the product. 15 July 2014
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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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can the ipod classic connect with my bose sounddock

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Location: leighton buzzard
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8 months ago
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8 months ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question.

I can confirm that the Apple iPod Classic 160GB ? Black will work with a Bose Sound dock as long as the device either has a 30 pin dock connector or an AUX input. If you would like further assistance, please post a Q&A with the model number of the sound dock that you have so I can look into this for you.

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Location: Acton Gate
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ha s this got a charger fitting like an iphone aswell ???? x

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Location: Bridgend, UK
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8 months ago
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8 months ago
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Yes, the charger is compatible with all iPhone models up until and including the iPhone 4S.

To connect the charger to the iPhone 5, iPhone 5C or iPhone 5S you would need to purchase the Apple Lightning to 30-pin Adapter Cable.
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Location: Acton Gate
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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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Can the screen be read in bright sun

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8 months ago
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I can read mine in bright sun, but I had to increase the brightness in the settings menu to see the screen easily.
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8 months ago
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I have this iPod and have used it in the sun. You may need to shadow the screen with your palm, and I wouldn't recommend extensive scrolling and navigating in the very bright sunshine, as it may be quite the strain on your eyes. Please exercise caution.
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How prone is the I pod classic to scratches? do scratches show up more or less on the silver i pod classic?

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8 months ago
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It will scratch as like all ipods i would highly recommend a case and scratches show more on the silver than black.
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8 months ago
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Mac system requirements are:

Mac computer with USB 2.0 port
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
iTunes 10.7 or later
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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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Will the iPod Classic come with the new earpods?

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Fern
Location: Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, UK
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9 months ago
Hi there,
I know the new iPods come with the new Apple Earpods, and wondered if the iPod Classic now came with the earpods too, or if they came with the old-style earphones?
Thank you!
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9 months ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question,

I can confirm that the Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black comes with the original Apple earphones, not the new Earpods.

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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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will iPod Classic play mp3 tracks?

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Location: Warwickshire, UK
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10 months ago
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Yes - the iPod (and the associated iTunes software) are perfectly happy with MP3s. There's absolutely no need to use apple's AAC format.
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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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Hi. Is it necessary to own a computer to use this item and if so would the apple ipad 5 out this autumn suffice?

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maddogmike13
Location: Prestatyn, Denbighshire, UK
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11 months ago
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11 months ago
Answer: 
Thank you for your question regarding the Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.

Having looked into your query for you I can confirm that this item does require a computer to add the music to the device and I can also confirm that an iPad would not be suitable to add the music to this device.

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there are a number of different generations of this ipod classic the latest i believe is 7th generation what generation is this..?

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Location: Essex, UK
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11 months ago
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11 months ago
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Hello C Hillman, thank you for your question regarding the Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.

Having spoken to Apple I can confirm that this is the 6th Generation iPod Classic. They have advised me that there is no difference between the 6th and the the informally known "7th" generation. Indeed I have been advised that Apple officially are listing the iPod Classic as 6th generation.

Having checked a serial number of one of the Classics sold in store on the Apple Warranty Checker, it lists this as the late 2009 revision of the Classic, which is the slim revision replacing the 120gb slim model. I hope this information helps.

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Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black.
 
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I have a Hitachi micro system model no axm204uk is the apple iPod Classic160Gb compatible with this hitachi model

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Location: Middlesbrough, UK
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1 year ago
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1 year ago
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Thank you for your question.

After looking into your query I can confirm that the Apple iPod Classic 160GB - Black is compatible with the Hitachi axm204uk.

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