iPod U2 Special Edition


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 17 years old!

iPod U2 Special Edition 4th Generation
Source: techable.com – iPod U2 Special Edition 4th Generation

iPod U2 Special Edition Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedOctober 26, 2004
DiscontinuedJune 28, 2005
Model NumberA1059
EMC1995
Order NumberM9787LL/A
Original Price$349
ColorsBlack with Red Click Wheel
Weight5.6 oz. – 158 Grams
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.57″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.44 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″ white LED-backlit LCD Display
Resolutions160 x 128 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Apple Lossless
Photo FormatsNone
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 OS3.1.1
iTunesiTunes 4.6 or later
System RequirementsMac 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

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
AC adapter
FireWire cable
USB 2.0 cable

Power

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

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