iPod Touch will be available “while supplies last,” says Apple discontinuing the iPod after 20 years

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Apple will discontinue its iPod contact, marking the finish of an period for the iPod.

Apple, in a press launch has introduced iPod contact will be available “whereas supplies final.”

This will seemingly mark the finish of the tech main’s iPod product all collectively. Apple’s iconic iPod traditional was discontinued in 2014, whereas the final of the preliminary iPods that didn’t require web connectivity have been discontinued in 2017 as Apple took down the web sites for the iPod nano and iPod shuffle.

Music lives on

“Since its introduction over 20 years in the past, iPod has captivated customers throughout the world who love the means to take their music with them on the go,” Apple stated in the launch, including that the “music will stay on” with music experiences built-in throughout its different gadgets together with iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac together with entry to over 90 million songs and over 30,000 playlists available through Apple Music.

The unique iPod was launched on October 23, 2001, and was the first MP3 participant to pack 1,000 songs with a 10-hour battery.

The iPod contact (seventh technology) — which Apple introduced will now be discontinued — was launched in 2019. It options the A10 Fusion chip and Group FaceTime, together with 256GB of storage.

“Music has all the time been a part of our core at Apple, and bringing it to tons of of hundreds of thousands of customers in the approach iPod did impacted extra than simply the music trade — it additionally redefined how music is found, listened to, and shared,” stated Greg Joswiak, Apple’s Senior Vice-President of Worldwide (*20*). 

“Today, the spirit of iPod lives on. We’ve built-in an unbelievable music expertise throughout all of our merchandise, from the iPhone to the Apple Watch to HomePod mini, and throughout Mac, iPad, and Apple TV,” Joswiak added.

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