iPod with Touch Wheel

The Apple iPod with Touch Wheel (2nd Generation) is a portable MP3 player that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2002 to 2003 as part of the iPod series. The iPod has been introduced on March 21, 2002, and its price started at $399.

The new iPod features a 2-inch white LED-backlit LCD screen, 10 hours battery life, 5 or 10 GB hard drive, FireWire port, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

This iPod has been discontinued on April 28, 2003.

Today iPod with Touch Wheel is 20 years old!

iPod with Touch Wheel
Source: macworld.com – iPod with Touch Wheel

iPod with Touch Wheel Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedMarch 21, 2002
DiscontinuedApril 28, 2003
Model NumberA1019
EMC1942
Order NumberM8737LL/A (10 GB Mac)
M8740LL/A (10 GB PC)
M8738LL/A (20 GB Mac)
M8741LL/A (20 GB PC)
Original Price$399 (10 GB)
$499 (20 GB)
ColorsWhite
Weight6.5 oz. – 184 Grams (10 GB)
7.2 oz. – 204 Grams (20 GB)
Dimensions4.02” H x 2.43” W x 0.78” – 0.84″ D
10.21 cm H x 6.17 cm W x 1.98 – 2.13 cm D

Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorPortalPlayer PP5002 (Dual ARM 7TDMI)
Processor Speed90 MHz
Architecture32-bit
Number of Cores1
Cache8 KB per processor

Storage

Storage10 GB (2000 Songs)
20 GB (4000 Songs)

Display

Built-in Display2″ white LED-backlit LCD Display
Resolutions160 x 128 pixels

Media

Audio FormatsAAC
MP3
MP3 (VBR)
Audible
WAV
AIFF
Photo FormatsNone
Video FormatsNone

Connections

Ports1 – FireWire
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Menu
Select
Hold
Touch wheel

Software

Maximum OS2.1
iTunesiTunes 3.0 or later
System RequirementsMac OS 9.2.2 or later
Mac OS X 10.1.4 or later
Windows Me
Windows 2000
Windows XP Home or Professional

Accessories

AccessoriesRemote control
Carrying case
Earbud headphones
AC adapter
FireWire cable
PC model includes 4-pin to 6-pin FireWire adapter

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-polymer
Battery Capacity1200 mAh
Battery Life10 hours
Charge TimeUp to 3 hours
Power6-pin FireWire or Power Adapter

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