OK, my mom won a prize and chose this to give to me. It's a pretty good mp3 player, but I found that it froze after I charged it. Like I'd press menu and it'd freeze and I was unable to restart it, so I had to wait till its battery wore down, which isn't a good way to treat the battery, but recently it's been doing better.
It's memory isn't very good. I am supposed to be able to store over 500 songs, but it stores a little over 250 songs, which isn't what I bargained for.
The sound quality is great, but I'm sad that I can never find the perfect volume: not too loud, not too soft, but I bear with it, but earbuds really don't help. Using them while the ipod is playing loudly can really hurt your ears and I feel deaf half the time. I would suggest buying new headphones. The earbuds that Apple gives you don't really stay in your ears, as well. I find it impossible to listen to my music because the earbud is always falling out.
But even with these flaws, I still love my ipod. It gets the job done and that's all that matter, though I would hope Apple makes its products better in the future.