The Apple iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display (2nd Edition) is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple in 2005 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on June 28, 2005, and its price started at $329.
The new iPod U2 features a 2-inch color LED-backlit LCD screen, Click Wheel, 15 hours battery life, 20 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 with Color Display, however, it had the distinctive color of the casing, autographs of U2 team members on the back casing, and a few extras.
This iPod has been discontinued on October 12, 2005.
Today iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display is 17 years old!
iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||June 28, 2005|
|Discontinued||October 12, 2005|
|Colors||Black with Red Click Wheel|
|Weight||5.9 oz. – 167 Grams|
|Dimensions||4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.63″ D|
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.6 cm D
|Processor||PortalPlayer PP5002 (Dual ARM 7TDMI)|
|Processor Speed||Up to 80 MHz|
|Number of Cores||2|
|Cache||8 KB per processor|
|Built-in Display||2″ 65,536-color LED-backlit LCD Display|
|Resolutions||220 x 176 pixels|
PSD (Mac only)
|Ports||1 – 30-pin Dock Connector|
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
|iTunes||iTunes 4.7 or later|
|System Requirements||Mac 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
iPod USB Power Adapter
Dock Connector to USB 2.0 cable
|Battery||Built-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion|
|Battery Life||Up to 15 hours of music|
Up to 5 hours of slideshows with music
|Charge Time||Up to 5 hours|
3 hour to 80% capacity
|Power||Charging via FireWire, USB 2, or power adapter|
Apple Support – iPod with color display: Technical Specifications