[iPod History] Relive 20 years of Apple iPod evolution from the past to the present.

Apple iPod, a music device that was first introduced in 2001 and has since come out in many different models. such as iPod Classic, iPod Mini, iPod Shuffle, iPod nano and iPod touch.

Until now, more than 20 years, such products have been sold and create enormous value for the IT market. Today, the team has gathered all the information of the iPod and will take you back from the first model that was released to the latest model. What will be there to see!

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year 2001

iPod (Scroll Wheel) It was released for the first time in October 2001. The device has a rotating wheel that controls various functions and has an internal capacity of 5 GB, known as the first iPod or. first generation

Year 2002

iPod (Touch Wheel) It was released in July 2002. The controls for this model are similar to the iPod (Scroll Wheel) of previous years, but the touch wheel area cannot be rotated. And with more internal storage, starting at 10GB, it’s considered a second-generation iPod.

Year 2003

Pod (Dock connector) First released in April 2003, it added a new feature that allows you to connect other devices via the dock. It also replaced the traditional Click Wheel and all four control buttons. Capacity starting from 10-40GB is referred to as the third generation iPod.

year 2004

The first time to add products to the iPod production line in 2004 was released together with a total of 2 iPod (Click Wheel) models and generic versions. iPod mini that is smaller for more convenient portability In the small version, it has a maximum capacity of only 4 GB.

iPod (Click Wheel) The models have the same Click Wheel as the iPod mini, but larger, and the Hold switch is at the top right. The storage capacity is 20-40GB, known as the fourth generation iPod.

Year 2005

Revolutionized with the launch of four iPod models this year: iPod photo, iPod mini (2nd generation), iPod shuffle and iPod nano.

iPod photo It has a color display and the same controls as an iPod (Click Wheel), which is great for viewing album images and playing slideshows. Device capacity 30-60GB

iPod mini (2nd generation) Overall, the device is the same as the original model, but almost everything is engraved on the back of the device and the Click Wheel will match the color of the device. The storage capacity of the device is 4-6 GB.

iPod shuffle It’s smaller than the iPod mini and doesn’t have a display. There are LED indicator lights on the front and back. The drive’s capacity is etched on the front USB connector and is available in 512 MB and 1 GB.

iPod nano It’s smaller than the iPod mini and features a color display combined with a Click Wheel and flash memory instead of a hard drive. which can transfer both music and pictures with a USB cable, the capacity of the device is 1-4 GB


iPod (5th generation) It’s an iPod with a large, widescreen color display that retains the Click Wheel design and is capable of displaying photos and videos. In addition, it has been modified to use USB to sync various data with the addition of a new color, black, for users to choose from.

iPod shuffle (2nd generation) It has been resized to be significantly smaller than the first generation iPod shuffle. and no USB connector, has a capacity of 1-2 GB

iPod nano (2nd generation) Resized, smaller and more special, this is the first in a new color, iPod nano (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition, with $10 from each sale going directly to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS in Africa.


iPod classic After more than five models, the product was renamed “iPod classic” using 80GB hard drive storage, large color display and retaining Click Wheel, available in color. silver and black It has an anodized aluminum rim and brushed stainless steel body.

First time with opening iPod touch That looks like an iPhone, comes with a 3.5-inch Multi-Touch display with a built-in capacity of 8-32 GB, can browse the web with Safari and watch videos on YouTube, and can buy music from iTunes Wi-Fi. Music Store on iPod touch.

iPod nano (3rd generation) was redesigned to make the device smaller and add a wider display It also supports video playback on this unit. The storage capacity of the device is 4-8 GB.


iPod classic (120 GB) Everything is the same, but the capacity has been increased to 120 GB.

iPod touch (2nd generation) For the machine will look the same in all respects. But there is an oval antenna cover in the upper left corner of the back of the machine. Including the size of the capacity will be available as well.

iPod nano (4th generation) Has been redesigned from the original to look like a tall screen, smooth curved surface, with a motion detection feature used by the shake-to-switch feature. It has a storage capacity of 8-16 GB.

year 2009

iPod classic 160 GB The capacity has been scaled up from 160 GB. It was released in late 2009 with the same appearance and features.

iPod touch (3rd generation) For this model, it retains the same design but has more capacity to choose from. with a choice of 32-64 GB

iPod nano (5th generation) The designs remain the same, but the display has been resized to a larger display with an anodized brushed aluminum finish and integrated camera and microphone on the back of the device. It has a storage capacity of 8-16 GB.

iPod shuffle (3rd generation) After being away for 2 years, a new model has been released. by revamping the whole design In addition, this model also has a headphone port which will connect to the USB port of the computer as well. There is one indicator light, available in all 5 colors, with a storage capacity of 2-4 GB.


iPod touch (4th generation) Slightly redesigned, more similar to the iPhone, adding an iSight camera and a FaceTime HD camera, 8-64 GB capacity.

iPod nano (6th generation) A big change in design and a smaller size that transforms into a watch. Available in 2 capacities, 8GB and 16GB, with a choice of 6 colors.

Pod shuffle (4th generation) Redesigned like iPod nano (6th generation), but no display. Available in all 5 colors, the device capacity is only 2 GB.

2011-2012 year

There won’t be an iPod in 2011, but it will be available in 2012. Instead, it will be the iPod touch (5th generation) with iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, available in five colors in 16-64 capacities. GB

iPod nano (7th generation) Introduced in 2012 with another design change. Which comes with a small body with a full screen, supports Multi-Touch, available in 8 colors in a capacity of 16 GB

Pod shuffle (4th generation 2012) For this model, the machine will look the same. The storage capacity is still 2GB, but there are 7 different colors to choose from.

Year 2013-2015

In 2013 and 2014, the iPod was re-released, but it will be available in 2015. iPod touch (6th generation) It retains the same design with the iSight camera and FaceTime HD camera, and is also available in (PRODUCT)RED models.

iPod nano (7th generation 2015) The device design and capacity are the same in all respects, but adding a new color in the (PRODUCT)RED model.

iPod shuffle (4th generation 2015) It will be the same as other models, the design and specifications are all the same. but added a new color in the (PRODUCT)RED version

2016-2020 year

For the year 2016-2020 will be released only one model is iPod touch (7th generation) It was launched in May of 2019. The design of the device is the same, but it has an 8 MP camera and a FaceTime HD camera with a maximum storage capacity of 256 GB.

year 2021

For this year, it is unclear whether new iPod products will be introduced or not. But according to rumors, an “iPod Max” model might be launched this year. This marks the 20th anniversary of the iPod, which will support high-quality music playback via Apple Music Lossless with the new Airplay 3 feature.

All of the above is an iPod that was released from 2001-2020 that the team gathered information and brought together today. For this year, there will be a new iPod model being launched as rumors or not to win again. If there is an update about the new version, the team will inform you later.

Source: Siamphone by news.siamphone.com.

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