iPod Photo

The Apple iPod Photo is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2004 to 2005 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on October 26, 2004, and its price started at $349.

The new iPod Photo features a 2-inch color LED-backlit LCD screen, Click Wheel, 15 hours battery life, 30 GB / 40 GB or 60 GB hard drive, Dock Connector for charging and syncing, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

This iPod has been discontinued on June 28, 2005.

Today iPod Photo is 18 years old!

iPod Photo
Source: ifixit.com – iPod Photo

iPod Photo Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 26, 2004 (40 GB and 60 GB)
February 23, 2005 (30 GB)
DiscontinuedFebruary 23, 2005 (40 GB)
June 28, 2005 (30 GB and 60 GB)
Model NumberA1099
EMC2022
Order NumberM9829LL/A (30 GB)
M9585LL/A (40 GB)
M9586LL/A (60 GB)
Original Price$349 (30 GB)
$499 (40 GB)
$599 (60 GB)
ColorsWhite
Weight5.9 oz. – 167 Grams (30 GB)
6.4 oz. – 181 Grams (40 GB and 60 GB)
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.63” – 0.75″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.6 – 1.9 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPortalPlayer PP5002 (Dual ARM 7TDMI)
Processor SpeedUp to 80 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache8 KB per processor

Storage

Storage30 GB
40 GB
60 GB

Display

Built-in Display2″ 65,536-color LED-backlit LCD Display
Resolutions220 x 176 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Apple Lossless
Photo FormatsJPEG
BMP
GIF
TIFF
PNG
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 OS1.2.1
iTunesiTunes 4.7 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.2.8 or later
USB 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.4
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
iPod USB Power Adapter
Dock Connector to USB 2.0 cable

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours of music
Up to 5 hours of slideshows with music
Charge TimeUp to 5 hours
3 hour to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via FireWire, USB 2, or power adapter

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