iPod mini 2nd Generation

The Apple iPod mini 2nd Generation is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2005 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on February 23, 2005, and its price started at $199.

The new iPod mini features a lightweight anodized aluminum case in 4 color versions; Green, Silver, Blue, and Pink, a 1.67-inch white LED-backlit LCD screen, 18 hours of battery life, 4 GB or 6 GB of flash memory, a Dock Connector for charging, and syncing, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 7, 2005.

Today iPod mini is 17 years old!

iPod mini 2nd Generation
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iPod mini Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedFebruary 23, 2005
DiscontinuedSeptember 7, 2005
Model NumberA1051
EMC2044
Order NumberM9800LL/A (Silver 4 GB)
M9802LL/A (Blue 4 GB)
M9804LL/A (Pink 4 GB)
M9806LL/A (Green 4 GB)
M9801LL/A (Silver 6 GB)
M9803LL/A (Blue 6 GB)
M9805LL/A (Pink 6 GB)
M9807LL/A (Green 6 GB)
Original Price$199 (4 GB)
$249 (6 GB)
ColorsGreen
Silver
Blue
Pink
Weight3.6 oz. – 102 Grams
Dimensions3.6” H x 2” W x 0.5″ D
9.14 cm H x 5.08 cm W x 1.27 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPortalPlayer PP5002 (Dual ARM 7TDMI)
Processor SpeedUp to 80 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
Cache8 KB per processor

Storage

Storage4 GB
6 GB

Display

Built-in Display1.67″ white LED-backlit LCD Display
Resolutions138 x 110 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Apple Lossless
Photo FormatsNone
Video FormatsNone

Connections

Ports1 – 30-pin Dock Connector
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Menu
Hold
Click wheel

Software

Maximum OS1.4.1
iTunesiTunes 4.7.1 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.2.8 or later
USB 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.4 or later
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2

Accessories

AccessoriesBelt clip
Earbud headphones
USB 2.0 cable

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery Life18 hours
Charge TimeUp to 4 hours
2 hour to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via FireWire, USB 2.0, or Power adapter

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