History of iPod

Timeline created by Tj_Marin
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  • 1st generation ipod classic

    First model, with mechanical scroll wheel. 10 GB model released later. Capaciy 5, 10 GB.
  • iPod classic 2nd generation

    . Using the same body style as the first generation, Touch-sensitive wheel. Hold switch revised.
  • 3rd generation iPod classic

    First complete redesign with all-touch interface, dock connector, and slimmer case. Capacity 10, 15, 20, 30, 40 GB.
  • 4th generation iPod classic

    Adopted Click Wheel from iPod Mini, hold switch redesigned.Capacity 20, 40 GB.
  • 5th generation iPod classic

    Second full redesign with a slimmer case, and larger screen with video playback. Offered in black or white. Hardware and firmware updated with 60 GB model.
  • 6th generation iPod classic

    6th generation iPod classic
    Introduced the "Classic" suffix. New interface and anodized aluminum front plate. Silver replaces white. In September 2008 the hardware and firmware was updated with a 120 GB model replacing the 80 GB model.