Apple launched the iPod line of portable media players in October 2001 and marked a change in the evolution of digital music. Since its launch of the first iPod, Apple has introduced different versions of the iPod (Touch, Classic, Nano, Shuffle) with multiple generations for each of them.The latest generation of the iPod Touch offers a multi-touch graphical user interface and comes with the state of the art Retina display, HD video recording, Face Time capabilities and built in Nike + iPod support. The iPod Touch has almost all the features of an iPhone except access to cellular networks and GPS navigation. Before buying an iPod shoppers should review the various generations and versions before making a purchase.The iPod Classic 7th generation offers a stunning 160 GB of storage space making it the ideal device for user who need space for all their music, movies, TV shows, audio books and photos all the time, everywhere! It can hold up to 40,000 songs, 200 hours of video or 25,000 photos*.Ideal for a fast paced lifestyle, the compact iPod Nano uses flash memory for storage and the latest generation comes with a built in FM radio, pedometer and multi-touch display. Nike + iPod support can be purchased separately. The 1st generation of the iPod Nano was introduced as a replacement for the iPod mini, which has been discontinued by Apple but can still be found on eBay. The smallest and lightest iPod is the iPod Shuffle. Songs can be navigated with buttons and voice over to tell you the song or playlist eliminating the need for a screen. Its small size makes it wearable and, as the name suggests, it is designed to easily load songs and play them in a random order.All iPods work with iTunes to purchase, transfer and load songs and other content when connected to a computer. Other items that can improve your iPod experience include iPod cases, chargers and iPod speakers. All iPods come with rechargeable lithium-based batteries. Like other rechargeable batteries, these batteries may eventually require replacement.
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With so many iPod models, enthusiasts can choose from newer models all the time. eBay makes it easy to get cash for your iPod through the eBay Instant Sale program
. That in turn can be used to buy different iPods along with bundled/discounted accessories as offered by sellers on eBay.
This is an estimate. Actual song, video, photo capacity varies by encoding method, bit rate and content. Song capacity is based on 4 minutes per song and 128-Kbps AAC encoding; Video capacity is based on H.264 1.5-Mbps video at 640-by-480 resolution combined with 128-Kbps audio. Photo capacity is based on iPod-viewable photos transferred from iTunes. Actual capacity varies by content.