iPod with Click Wheel


The Apple iPod with Click Wheel (4th Generation) 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 July 19, 2004, and its price started at $299.

The new iPod features a 2-inch white LED-backlit LCD screen, Click Wheel, 12 hours battery life, 20 GB or 40 GB hard drive, Dock Connector for charging and syncing, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

This iPod has been discontinued on June 28, 2005.

Today iPod with Click Wheel is 18 years old!

iPod 4th Generation
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iPod with Click Wheel Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJuly 19, 2004
DiscontinuedFebruary 23, 2005 (40 GB)
June 28, 2005 (20 GB)
Model NumberA1059
EMC1995
Order NumberM9282LL/A (20 GB)
M9268LL/A (40 GB)
Original Price$299 (20 GB)
$399 (40 GB)
ColorsWhite
Weight5.6 oz. – 158 Grams (20 GB)
6.2 oz. – 175 Grams (40 GB)
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.57” – 0.69″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.44 – 1.75 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
40 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

AccessoriesDock (40 GB)
Earbud 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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