57points

Apple iPod shuffle

41points

Sony NWZ-B173

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Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
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15 facts in comparison

Apple iPod shuffle vs Sony NWZ-B173

Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173

Why is Apple iPod shuffle better than Sony NWZ-B173?

  • 6.3mm thinner
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    8.7mmvs15mm
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 15.5g lighter
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    12.5gvs28g
  • 73.41% less body volume
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    7.97cm³vs29.97cm³
  • 57.2mm narrower
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    31.6mmvs88.8mm

Why is Sony NWZ-B173 better than Apple iPod shuffle?

  • 2GB more internal storage
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    4GBvs2GB
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a built-in USB male connector
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  • 6.5mm shorter
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    22.5mmvs29mm
  • Is capable to record voice
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Price comparison

Design

1.thickness

8.7mm

15mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
2.weight

12.5g

28g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.Has built-in clip
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
You can clip your device to your clothes and carry it easily, e.g. in a gym.
4.has a touch screen
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
5.volume

7.97cm³

29.97cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.width

31.6mm

88.8mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
7.height

29mm

22.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Connectivity

1.Has a built-in USB male connector
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
The device comes with a built-in USB male connector and doesn't need a separate USB cable to connect with the computer.

Features

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
2.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.Is capable to record voice
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
Voice recording feature allows you to record voice memos, notes, lectures, etc.

Miscellaneous

1.Has access to real library to “borrow” e-books
Apple iPod shuffle
Sony NWZ-B173
Users can get access to books from real libraries.

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