iPod shuffle 3rd Generation


The Apple iPod shuffle 3rd Generation is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2009 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on March 11, 2009, and its price started at $79.

The new iPod shuffle features a new 2 colors: Silver and Black, 10 hours of battery life, 4 GB flash memory, a standard 3.5-mm headphone jack, and great audio quality. The new iPod shuffle features VoiceOver technology that allows song names, artist names, album names, and playlist contents and names to be spoken in 14 different languages using the Text-to-Speech incorporated in iTunes 8. It also has gained support for multiple playlists, in contrast to previous versions of the iPod shuffle, which allowed only a single playlist.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 9, 2009.

Today iPod shuffle 3rd Generation is 13 years old!

iPod shuffle 3rd Generation
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iPod shuffle 3rd Generation Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 11, 2009
DiscontinuedSeptember 9, 2009
Model NumberA1271
EMC2162
Order NumberMC164LL/A (Black)
MB867LL/A (Silver)
Original Price$79
ColorsSilver
Black
Weight0.38 oz. – 10 Grams
Dimensions1.8” H x 0.7” W x 0.3″ D
4.57 cm H x 1.77 cm W x 0.76 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorSamsung ARM-based chip
Processor SpeedUnknown
ArchitectureUnknown
Number of Cores1
CacheUnknown

Storage

Storage4 GB

Display

Built-in DisplayNone
ResolutionsN/A

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (16 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4)
Apple Lossless
WAV
AIFF
Photo FormatsNone
Video FormatsNone

Connections

Ports1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsShuffle
Play in order
Turn off / on

Software

Maximum OS1.1
iTunesiTunes 8.1 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.4.11 or later
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
Windows Vista or later

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones with Remote
iPod shuffle cable

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 10 hours
Charge TimeUp to 3 hours
80% in 2 hours
PowerCharging via USB to computer system

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