Belkin debuts new cases for iPod nano, 5G iPod


Belkin today introduced several new cases for the original iPod nano and fifth-generation iPod. “Designed to fit every lifestyle, the cases reflect a more contemporary feel with colors, designs, and materials that complement current fashions,” says Belkin. The cases will be shipping this month. Read below for summaries of all the new cases. In addition, Belkin also recently announced that its existing line of iPod accessories includes a number of devices that are compatible with the new second-generation iPod nano, including the TuneTalk Stereo, TuneCommand AV, and TuneFM Transmitter.
The new cases include:

Acrylic Case for iPod nano ($30; A) – Brushed metal front cover, play-through Click Wheel protector, and access to all ports. Also available for fifth-generation iPod ($30).

Flip-Top Hard Case for iPod nano ($15; B) – Play-through Click Wheel protector, silicone padding, and comes with an included lanyard and carabiner. Also available for fifth-generation iPod ($20).

Canvas Holster Case for iPod nano ($20; C) – Made of canvas with trim, the case offers complete screen protection and access to all ports. It comes in three colors.

Canvas Flip Case for iPod nano ($20; D) – Made of canvas, this Flip Case offers protection for screen and Click Wheel.

Neoprene Holster for iPod nano ($15; Photo not available) – Made of neoprene, the case provides protection for screen and Click Wheel. It comes in fuchsia/gray and orange/black. Also available for fifth-generation iPod ($20).

Sports Armband for iPod nano ($25; F) – Reflective armband offers screen and Click Wheel protection. The case is hand-washable, made from stain-resistant materials. Also available for fifth-generation iPod ($30).

Slider Case for iPod nano ($30; G) – A band and enclosure prevents drops while the sliding faceplate fully protects the iPod. The armband is detachable, and the iPod ports are fully accessible.

Kickstand II for 5G iPod ($30; H) – Integrates a stand for watching videos on a fifth-generation iPod. Also features a detachable belt clip.

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LC Angell

LC Angell was a senior editor at iLounge. Angell is known for her work on various aspects of the Apple ecosystem, including iPhone, iPad, and iPod. In his role at iLounge, Angell was responsible for a wide range of editorial content, including reviews, buyer's guides, news, and features.