1 Generation iPod
first generation iPod is the first iPod model Apple announced the 23rd October 2001
cost of the original iPod was $ 399 with a 5 GB hard disk.
Critics panned the unit price, but it proved an instant hit in the market, quickly
overtaking earlier hard drive MP3 players such as NOMAD Jukebox. In March 2002, Apple
announced 10 GB version priced at $ 499.
Apple designed a mechanical scroll wheel and exterior applications and development
to Synaptics, a company that also developed the trackpad for Apple PowerBooks.
1 generation iPod featured four buttons (Menu, play / pause, back and forth) arranged
around the circumference scroll wheel, and a Select button in the middle.
2 Generation iPod
2 generation iPod came in 10 GB and 20 GB capacities, and was introduced on 17 July 2002
at Macworld, and the original mechanical wheel was replaced by a touch
non-mechanical one (manufactured by Synaptics), termed "touch wheel ".
Because of the new Toshiba hard drives, 20 GB iPod slightly exceeded the first generations of colleagues
thickness and weight, while the 10 GB model was slimmer. He came with a carrying case and wired remote control, and this was the first that is compatible with Windows.
In December 2002, Apple released four limited edition, laser-engraved, autographed iPod from Beck,
Tony Hawk, Madonna, and there is no doubt. They sold for $ 50 more than the normal retail price of each property as has been discontinued.
3 Generation iPod
3 generation iPod featured four buttons above the touch wheel with a "select" in the middle
and slightly smaller than its predecessor, and was introduced by Apple CEO Steve Jobs 28th April 2003. They were more strongly beveled edges, and Apple makes 10 GB, 15 GB, 20 GB, 30 GB and 40 GB versions.
These iPods use a 30-pin connector called the Dock Connector (longer and flatter than a FireWire port). IPod Dock came bundled with all but the cheapest iPod and retailed separately. It featured a touch panel which is located between the screen and tap kotača.Novim buttons featured red backlighting, making it easier to use in the dark.
touch a button, which is built on a touch-sensitive scroll wheel introduced in the second
generation iPod, it is unique in that it has no external moving parts (except to keep the slider at the top of the unit), and is the only iPod that has buttons around the wheel.
Apple stopped shipping separate Mac and Windows versions of the device and instead, all the iPod shipped with their hard drives formatted for Macintosh use, they are CD-ROM with a Windows program that could be reformatted for use with Windows PC a.
4 generation iPod
4 generation iPod integrated four buttons in ScrollWheel and considered a model of the
, which greatly increased sales, so begins "The iPod craze." The most obvious difference from its predecessors, 4 generation iPod carries over the click wheel design introduced on the iPod Mini was introduced in July 2004.
Some users criticized the click wheel, because there is no backlight to the third generation iPod buttons had, but the other states that have buttons on the compass points largely remove any need for a backlight.
Apple also claimed that the updated software to the new iPod lets you use batteries more efficiently and increase the battery life of up to 12 hours.
Other minor changes are in addition to "Shuffle Songs" option on the top-level menu to make it more convenient for users.
After many requests from users for these improvements to work on earlier iPods as well, Apple 23rd February 2005, published a firmware update that brings new elections for the first to 3 generation iPods.
Originally, 4 generation iPod is black and white screen and no photo capabilities, like its predecessor. He came in 20 GB and 40 GB sizes.
In February 2005, Apple more than 40 GB model and began selling exclusively black and white 20 GB verziju.Crno fourth-and-white generation iPod, slightly thinner (about an inch smaller) on 3 generation iPod, introduced a rechargeable battery via USB connection.
5 Generation iPod
5 iPod generation is often called the video iPod or video iPod was announced on 12th October 2005 is available in 30 GB and 60 GB models.
It has the ability to play MPEG-4 and H.264 video with resolutions up to 480 x 480 (maximum macroblock (16x16 pixels) number 900) and 320 x 240 (maximum macroblock (16x16 pixels) number 300), respectively (video purchased from iTunes Music Store are limited to 320 x 240 ).
You can play widescreen resolutions up to 640x360 using MPEG-4 and 400 x 192 using H.264 (total macroblock count falls within the specified maximum ).
5 generation models have a 65,536 color (16-bit) display with 320 x 240 QVGA transflective TFT display, and are able to display video on an external TV via AV cable accessory, which plugs into the headphone minijack and splits into composite video and audio output jacks to RCA connectors.
It can also display video on an external TV using iPod AV or S-video cable with iPod Universal Dock.Dimenzije are 103.5 x 61.8 x 11.0 mm for the 30 GB version, and 103.5 x 61.8 x 14.0 mm for the 60 GB version.
screen size 2.5 inches now (6.35 cm) diagonally, 0.5 inches (12.7 mm) higher than the previous iPod. It is 30% thinner than the previous full-size iPod. Battery life for the 30 GB is 14 hours, and 60 GB for about 20 hours. Watching movies reduces that amount by 2 and 3 hours respectively.
design of the click wheel is the same as the previous generation, but is marginally smaller (1.5 "diameter) than before. The new click wheel is completely flat, unlike the older model, where the center button is slightly rounded and raised.
Apple stopped producing iPods click wheel used in the 4th generation iPod and iPod mini from the previous supplier, Synaptics, and are now using in-house solutions.
Like the iPod Nano, iPod 5th generation comes in two colors, white and black, and features World Clock, Stopwatch, and Screen Lock applications.
In addition, a smaller headphone plug, and comes with a thin slip case, most likely in response to many complaints about the iPod Nano's easily scratched the surface.
Apple also discontinued the inclusion of the AC adapter and FireWire cable and you have to buy these items separately in order to charge the iPod from the household outlet, or use an external USB hub.
5 generation iPod no longer supports file transfers via FireWire, but still supports charging using FireWire. This is probably due to the increased popularity of Hi-Speed USB 2.0 on the consumer market, as well as reduce production costs by reducing the complexity of the components of the tiles and the removal of unnecessary extras.
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