iPod shuffle

The Apple iPod shuffle is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2005 to 2006 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on January 11, 2005, and its price started at $99.

iPod shuffle has been designed to use in “shuffle songs” mode and “AutoFill” mode within iTunes which selects the correct number of songs to include on the iPod either as directed by the user or at random. For the navigation, the MP3 player uses a simple control pad on the front and a “slider” on the back.

The new iPod shuffle features a 12 hours of battery life, 512 MB or 1 GB flash memory, an integrated USB connector, a standard 3.5-mm headphone jack, and great audio quality.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 12, 2006.

Today iPod shuffle is 19 years old!

iPod shuffle
Source: pinterest.com – iPod shuffle

iPod shuffle Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJanuary 11, 2005
DiscontinuedSeptember 12, 2006
Model NumberA1112
EMC2037
Order NumberM9724LL/A (512 MB)
M9725LL/A (1 GB)
Original Price$99
$149
ColorsWhite
Weight0.78 oz. – 22 Grams
Dimensions3.3” H x 0.98” W x 0.33″ D
8.38 cm H x 2.48 cm W x 0.83 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorSigmaTel D-Major STMP3550
Processor Speed75 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
CacheUnknown

Storage

Storage512 MB
1 GB

Display

Built-in DisplayNone
ResolutionsN/A

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
Photo FormatsNone
Video FormatsNone

Connections

Ports1 – iPod shuffle dock
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Volume

Software

Maximum OS1.1.5
iTunesiTunes 4.7 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.2.8 or later
USB 1.1 or 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.4
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4
Windows XP Home or Professional

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
Lanyard
USB cap

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 12 hours
Charge TimeUp to 4 hours
2 hours to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via USB 2.0 or power adapter

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References:
Apple Support – iPod shuffle: Technical Specifications