By shuga
  • Ipod

    The first iPod started in October 2001 5GB 4x2.4x0.78-inches, 6.5 cost $399
    This debut iPod featured a stainless-steel back and Lucite front. It connected to Macs via FireWire, and was controlled by a scroll wheel with clickable buttons.
  • second generation ipod

    Second-generation iPod started on July 2002 10GB, 20GB 10GB: 4x2.4x0.72-inches, 6.5 ounces; 20GB: 4x2.4x0.84 inches, 7.2 ounces $399, $499
    Out with the scroll wheel, in with a touch-sensitive wheel that featured no moving parts. Also, the FireWire port on this iPod got a protective door.
  • Third generation ipod

    10GB, 15GB 30GB 10GB, 15GB: 4.1x2.4x0.62 inches, 5.6 ounces; 30GB: 4.1x2.4x0.73 inches, 6.2 ounces $299, $399, $499
    A slimmer iPod added a solid-state navigation wheel with four buttons on top. The FireWire port was replaced by a special thin connector.
  • Ipod mini

    4GB 3.6x2.0x0.5 inches, 3.6 ounces $249
    Apple described this colorful miniature iPod as the size of a business card.
  • fourth generation

    20GB, 40GB 20GB: 4.1x2.4x0.57 inches, 5.6 ounces; 40GB: 4.1x2.4x0.69 inches, 6.2 ounces $229, $399
    The fourth-generation of iPods adopted the mini’s Click Wheel controls and lowered the price of the most expensive iPod to less than $400.
  • Ipod photo

    40GB, 60GB 4.1x2.4x0.75 inches, 6.4 ounces $499, $599
    The first iPod to integrate a color screen, the iPod photo displayed album art as well as color photographs on a 2-inch, 65,536-color display.
  • ipod shuffle

    512MB, 1GB 0.98x3.3x0.33 inches, 0.78 ounces $99; $149
    The first flash-based music player from Apple featured circular, clickable controls, but no screen. A switch on the back let users choose between Shuffle and Play in Order modes.
  • Second-generation iPod mini

    4GB, 6GB 3.6x2.0x0.5 inches, 3.6 ounces $199, $249
    significant change to the iPod mini line added a 6GB model. The color of the Click Wheel's buttons also matched the mini’s color
  • Ipod nano

    2GB, 4GB 3.5x1.6.0.27 inches, 1.5 ounces $199, $249
    Replacing the popular iPod mini, this flash-based player featured a color screen, black and white cases, and a familiar Click Wheel
  • Fifth-generation iPod

    30GB, 60GB 30GB: 4.1x2.4x0.43 inches, 4.8 ounces; 60GB: 4.1x2.4x0.55 inches, 5.5 ounces $299, $399
    Available in black and white models, this iPod played video on a 2.5-inch, 320 x 240, 260,000 color TFT display and features realtime decoding of MPEG 4 and H.264 video at 30 frames per second.
  • Second-generation iPod shuffle

    1GB 1.07x1.62x0.41 inches, 0.55 ounces $79
    The silver shuffle comes in only one capacity—1GB—and adds a built-in clip to easily attach the music player to a person’s clothing.
  • Second-generation iPod nano

    2GB, 4GB, 8GB 3.5x1.6x0.26 inches, 1.41 ounces $149, $199, $249
    Apple refreshed its flash-based nano line, creating three different capacities in a scratch-resistant aluminum shell, available in a host of iPod mini-esque colors.