AllNewTB, thanks,that's good to know but I paid for it with a debit card. I've just looked again at the Nano's User manaual...
'Avoiding water and wet locations Do not use iPod nano in rain, or near washbasins or other wet locations. Take care not to spill any food or liquid on iPod nano. In case iPod nano gets wet, unplug all cables, press the Sleep/Wake button to turn the iPod nano screen off before cleaning, and allow it to dry thoroughly before turning the screen on again or connecting it to a computer. Do not attempt to dry iPod nano with an external heat source such as a microwave oven or hair dryer. Damage to iPod nano caused by contact with liquid is not covered under the warranty'
Ok it says avoid wet locations but there's no mention of avoiding sweating! How are you supposed to run and not sweat? Surely they are miss-selling this thing?
I thought I would bring my recent experience with this item to everyone's attention, and in particular warn those of you thinking of buying this to run with! I bought it on Monday this week and took it out for it's first run this morning (Wednesday) It was clipped to the left collar of my tshirt and I went out for about 50 minutes. The music played fine but when I got home the screen had misted up with condensation to the point that nothing could be seen on it plus the actual touch screen had stopped working. I took it down to the retailer straight away and was told that they could do nothing for me as the water sensor indicated water damage. I was told to contact Apple directly. This I did and was told that because the fault was due to water damage it could not be repaired or replaced under the manufacturer's warranty. They have offered to replace it out of warranty but this will cost me a further £62 - obviously I'm not best pleased!! As the new Nano is being marketed as a fitness device - built-in clip, Nike+ compatibility, pedometer, No more camera/video etc I'm astounded that it couldn't stand up to a simple 50 minute run. I't not like I dropped it in the toilet and I wouldn't say I sweat particularly more than anyone else!! Has anyone else had a similar experience? If you're thinking of buying a new Nano then just be warned - the thing seems to absorb sweat! Apple have brought out a product that doesn't do what it says on the tin and I would be very careful if you're thinking of buying one to run with because it's obviously not up for the job! Perhaps they think that your typical ipod buyer would be far too hip sweat much! Fran