iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006

The Apple iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006 (Enhanced 3rd Edition) is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2006 to 2007 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on September 12, 2006, and its price started at $279.

The new iPod U2 features a 2.5-inch color QVGA white LED-backlit LCD screen, Click Wheel, Video playback, up to 14 hours of battery life, 30 GB hard drive, Dock Connector for charging and syncing, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack, an exclusive U2 box set with U2 Poster, and iTunes Store $50-off coupon.

iPod U2, in general, is the same as the iPod 5th Generation Late 2006, however, it had the distinctive color of the casing, autographs of U2 team members on the back casing, and a few extras.

This iPod is the same as the previous one, but this version gets optimized iPod software for longer battery life, 60% brighter display, and the set also included new headphones.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 5, 2007.

Today iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006 is 16 years old!

iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006
Source: techable.com – iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006

iPod U2 Special Edition Late 2006 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedSeptember 12, 2006
DiscontinuedSeptember 5, 2007
Model NumberA1136
EMC2065
Order NumberMA664LL/A
Original Price$279
ColorsBlack with Red Click Wheel
Weight4.8 oz. – 136 Grams
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.43″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.09 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPortalPlayer PP5021C (Dual ARM 7TDMI)
Processor SpeedUp to 80 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache8 KB per processor

Storage

Storage30 GB

Display

Built-in Display2.5″ 260,000-color QVGA LCD Display with white LED-backlit
Resolutions320 x 240 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Apple Lossless
Photo FormatsJPEG
BMP
GIF
TIFF
PNG
PSD (Mac only)
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Connections

Ports1 – 30-pin Dock Connector
1 – 3.5-mm stereo jack, composite video, and audio through minijack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Menu
Hold
Click wheel

Software

Maximum OS1.3
iTunesiTunes 7.0 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 or later
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 2 or later

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
Case
USB cable
Dock Adapter

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 14 hours of music
Up to 4 hours slideshows with music
Up to 3.5 hours of video
Charge TimeUp to 4 hours
2 hour to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via FireWire, USB 2.0, or power adapter

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