The Apple iPod shuffle 4th Generation is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2010 to 2017 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on September 1, 2010, and its price started at $49.
The new iPod shuffle features 5 colors; Silver, Blue, Green, Orange, and Pink, 15 hours of battery life, VoiceOver, Genius Mixes, 2 GB flash memory, a standard 3.5-mm headphone jack, and great audio quality.
On September 12, 2012, Apple has updated the product with new colors; Dark Gray “Slate”, Silver, Purple, Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, and (PRODUCT) RED.
On September 13, 2013, Apple discontinued the Dark Gray “Slate” color option and replaced it with a Space Gray color.
On July 15, 2015, has released the next update in this product with new colors; Space Gray, Gold, Silver, Pink, Blue, and (PRODUCT) RED.
This iPod has been discontinued on July 27, 2017. This generation of iPod shuffle was the last.
Today iPod shuffle 4th Generation is 12 years old!
iPod shuffle 4th Generation Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||September 1, 2010|
|Updated||September 12, 2012 (New colors)|
September 13, 2013 (New color)
July 15, 2015 (New colors)
|Discontinued||July 27, 2017|
|Order Number||MC584LL/A (2010 Silver)|
MC751LL/A (2010 Blue)
MC750LL/A (2010 Green)
MC749LL/A (2010 Orange)
MC585LL/A (2010 Pink)
MD779LL/A (2012 Slate)
ME949LL/A (2013 Space Gray)
MD778LL/A (2012 Silver)
MD777LL/A (2012 Purple)
MD773LL/A (2012 Pink)
MD774LL/A (2012 Yellow)
MD776LL/A (2012 Green)
MD775LL/A (2012 Blue)
MD780LL/A (2012 (PRODUCT) RED)
MKMG2LL/A (2015 Silver)
MKM92LL/A (2015 Gold)
MKMJ2LL/A (2015 Space Gray)
MKM72LL/A (2015 Pink)
MKME2LL/A (2015 Blue)
MKML2LL/A (2015 (PRODUCT) RED)
|Weight||0.44 oz. – 12 Grams|
|Dimensions||1.14” H x 1.24” W x 0.34″ D|
2.89 cm H x 3.14 cm W x 0.86 cm D
|Processor||Samsung ARM-based chip|
|Number of Cores||1|
|Audio Formats||AAC (8 to 320 Kbps)|
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps)
Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
|Ports||1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack|
Shuffle/Play in order/Turn off
|iTunes||iTunes 10 or later|
|System Requirements||Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later|
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
iPod shuffle USB cable
|Battery||Built-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion|
|Battery Life||Up to 15 hours|
|Charge Time||Up to 3 hours|
80% in 2 hours
|Power||Charging via USB to computer system|
Apple Support – iPod shuffle (4th generation): Technical Specifications