The Apple iPod U2 Special Edition is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2004 to 2005 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on October 26, 2004, and its price started at $349.
The new iPod U2 features a 2-inch white LED-backlit LCD screen, Click Wheel, 12 hours of battery life, 20 GB or 40 GB hard drive, Dock Connector for charging and syncing, 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 Click Wheel, 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 June 28, 2005.
Today iPod U2 Special Edition is 18 years old!
iPod U2 Special Edition Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||October 26, 2004|
|Discontinued||June 28, 2005|
|Colors||Black with Red Click Wheel|
|Weight||5.6 oz. – 158 Grams|
|Dimensions||4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.57″ D|
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.44 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″ white LED-backlit LCD Display|
|Resolutions||160 x 128 pixels|
|Ports||1 – 30-pin Dock Connector|
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
|iTunes||iTunes 4.6 or later|
|System Requirements||Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later|
USB 2.0 requires Mac OS X 10.3.4
Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4
Windows XP Home or Professional
USB 2.0 cable
|Battery||Built-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion|
|Battery Life||Up to 12 hours|
|Charge Time||Up to 4 hours|
2 hours to 80% capacity
|Power||Charging via FireWire, USB 2, or power adapter|
Apple Support – iPod with Click Wheel: Technical Specifications