Apple Releases 8GB iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition

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By: switchtoamac at: 3:27 PM on November 3, 2006 | Comments (0)
Just three weeks after releasing the 4GB iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition, Apple Computer expanded the (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition iPod line by adding an 8GB version priced at $249.
This new model offers buyers a second color to the 8GB second-generation iPod nano line, previously only available in black.  In their press release announcing the product, Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide iPod Product Marketing stated:
  • “Customer response to the iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition has been off the charts,”
  • “We’re thrilled to add a second model with 8GB of capacity, enough for 2,000 songs, so customers have yet another choice in supporting this important cause.”
Pricing & Availability
The new 8GB iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED will be available through the Apple Store® ( beginning today and in Apple’s retail stores this weekend. All iPod nano models include redesigned earbud headphones providing superior comfort, fit and sound quality, and a USB 2.0 cable. The second generation iPod nano features up to 24 hours of battery life and completely skip-free playback.


  • Mac OS® X version 10.3.9 or later
  • iTunes 7.0 or later
  • USB 2.0 port
Windows PC
  • Windows XP Home or Professional (Service Pack 2) or  Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4)
  • iTunes 7.0 or later
  • USB 2.0 port
Internet access is required and a broadband connection is recommended for a more enjoyable download experience.

Apple will contribute $10 from each sold iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition to the Global Fund to help fight HIV/AIDS in Africa.  You can find out more about (RED) at

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