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What the new classic could have been...

Discussion in 'iPod' started by JWest, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. macrumors 6502

    I made a nice little mock-up of what SHOULD have been introduced today. I give you, the (fake) new iPod classic :)

    General all-around view:


    And the genius list feature:

    Tell me watcha think people :cool:
  2. Moderator emeritus


    I assume it has the accelerometer as well ...
  3. macrumors 6502

    Yes, it would have all the features of the new nano.
  4. macrumors P6


    but not shake to shuffle i hope lol
  5. macrumors 6502a


    And at least a TB capacity! Just kidding, but I bet you were planning on more than 120GB.
  6. macrumors 6502

    Yah, I think they should have gone with a 120/240 GB combo (up from the 80/160 GB of the previous gen).
  7. macrumors 6502a

    It's fine, but the click wheel and screen are too close together.

    And the res of the screen isn't high enough, ie, too few lines of text on such a big screen.
  8. macrumors 6502

    I used a smaller photo of the new nano, hence the slightly lower res.

    I may move the click wheel down if I have a little more spare time, but I think this pic illustrates what updates should have been added to the classic.
  9. macrumors 6502

    K, I adjusted the click wheel. Better?
  10. macrumors G4


    That's actually pretty f*cking cool.
  11. macrumors member


    i like
  12. macrumors 68040


    Look nice.:D
    Maybe with different hard drive capacities though.
    Can you make a picture of the back saying 240GB?
    That would make me feel happy. XD
  13. macrumors 6502

    Hehe, thanks guys. Maybe I can make a few more mock-ups tomorrow, but for the time being I've got some homework to do (yay, college).
  14. macrumors G4

    There you go, pissing away time on the computer when you should have been doing homework. :rolleyes:

    College...procrastinate...homework...Brings memories! :D :p
  15. macrumors 6502

    Made more pics because I have nothing better to do (well, homework, but I did some of it!)
  16. macrumors 68020

    I would have like this. I feel the iPod line up has gotten to big. Too much overlapping.
  17. macrumors newbie


    totally awesome, except one thing. up the capacity to 240GB!:D

    I'd buy that!

  18. macrumors 6502a


    Looks very nice. I'd buy that in a heartbeat.
  19. macrumors 6502


    It might not be wide enough to accommodate the HDD. Sorry to rain on your parade! :eek:
  20. Contributor


    Agree completely; except for one further matter, namely, you have not told us the intended battery life; preferably, it should be extremely long lasting/living in order to play our extensive music libraries.
  21. macrumors 68040


    WAIT, so with the iPod nano and iPod touch you can make a genius playlist right on it without using iTunes, but you can't do it on the iPod classic?!
    That's so not cool.
  22. macrumors 65816

    Insulin Junkie

    The mockup's form factor's awesome. I wouldn't complain if the new classics looked like that =)
  23. macrumors Core



    I'm more keen on the traditional layout for the Classic. But 120gb? Nooo. Moar plx.
  24. macrumors 6502

    Yah, I'm not sure if they could fit the HDD in there myself, but I'm sure those Apple engineers could come up with something :)

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