Apple Adjusts iPod Lineup

Apple has made some changes to its iPod lineup and as of today (July 27, 2017) it appears the iPad Nano and iPod Shuffle have been discontinued while the prices on the iPod Touch have been changed.

It’s been awhile since Apple made a significant upgrade to the entry-level iPods.

iPod Shuffle


iPod Shuffle

Apple introduced the iPod Shuffle at MacWorld on January 11, 2005,when Steve Jobs introduced “One More Thing” and showed how to put 1,000 songs in your pocket.

In all, there were four generations of the iPod shuffle and other than some color changes in July 2015, Apple last updated iPod shuffle in September 2010.

iPod Nano


The iPod Nano was first introduced in September 2005.

In total, there were seven generations of the iPod Nano.

Other than some color changes in July 2015, Apple last updated the iPod Nano in October 2012.

iPod Touch

ipod touch

The iPod Touch was introduced on September 5, 2007 and is now the last and only iPod offered by Apple. Currently in its 6th generation, the iPod Touch was last updated on July 15, 2015 and has an average update of 574 days.

Until today, the iPod Touch started at $199.00 for a 16GB model but also offered 32GB, 64GB and 128GB models with each size adding $50.00 to the price tag. Apple has discontinued the 16GB and 64GB models and now offers the 32GB model for $199 and the 128GB model for $299. The current line-up is available in the same colors as before including: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Blue, Pink and Red.

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