iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display

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
Source: testberichte.de – iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display

iPod U2 Special Edition with Color Display Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJune 28, 2005
DiscontinuedOctober 12, 2005
Model NumberA1099
EMC2022
Order NumberMA127LL/A
Original Price$329
ColorsBlack with Red Click Wheel
Weight5.9 oz. – 167 Grams
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.63″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.6 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPortalPlayer PP5002 (Dual ARM 7TDMI)
Processor SpeedUp to 80 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores2
Cache8 KB per processor

Storage

Storage20 GB

Display

Built-in Display2″ 65,536-color LED-backlit LCD Display
Resolutions220 x 176 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Apple Lossless
Photo FormatsJPEG
BMP
GIF
TIFF
PNG
PSD (Mac only)
Video FormatsNone

Connections

Ports1 – 30-pin Dock Connector
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Menu
Hold
Click wheel

Software

Maximum OS1.2.1
iTunesiTunes 4.7 or later
System RequirementsMac 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

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
iPod USB Power Adapter
Dock Connector to USB 2.0 cable

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours of music
Up to 5 hours of slideshows with music
Charge TimeUp to 5 hours
3 hour to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via FireWire, USB 2, or power adapter

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