iPod classic 120 GB Explained

iPod classic
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The Apple iPod classic 120 GB (7th Generation) is a portable MP3 player designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2008 to 2014 as part of the iPod series. The iPod was introduced on September 9, 2008, and its price started at $249.

The new iPod classic features a 2.5-inch color QVGA white LED-backlit LCD Screen, Click Wheel, Video playback, up to 36 hours of battery life, 120 GB hard drive, a Dock Connector for charging and syncing, and a standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

This iPod has been discontinued on September 9, 2014. Today iPod classic 120 GB is 15 years old!

iPod classic 120 GB Details

IntroducedSeptember 9, 2008 – 15 years ago
DiscontinuedSeptember 9, 2014 – 9 years ago
Time on the Market6 years
Model NumberA1238
EMC2173
Order NumberMB562LL/A (Silver)
MB565LL/A (Black)
Original Price$249
ColorsWhite
Black
Weight4.9 oz. – 138 Grams
Dimensions4.1” H x 2.4” W x 0.41″ D
10.41 cm H x 6.09 cm W x 1.04 cm D

iPod classic Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorSamsung ARM-based chip
Processor SpeedUnknown
ArchitectureUnknown
Number of Cores1
CacheUnknown

Storage

Storage120 GB

Display

Built-in Display2.5″ 260,000-color QVGA LCD Display with white LED-backlit
Resolutions320 x 240 pixels
Pixel Density163 ppi

Media

Audio FormatsAAC (16 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC (from iTunes Store)
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
MP3 VBR
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4)
Apple Lossless
WAV
AIFF
Photo FormatsJPEG
BMP
GIF
TIFF
PNG
PSD (Mac only)
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; H.264 video, up to 768 Kbps, 320 by 240 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per sec.,
Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats

Connections

Ports1 – 30-pin Dock Connector
1 – 3.5-mm stereo jack, composite video, and audio through minijack
CameraNone

Controls

ControlsPlay/Pause
Next title
Previous title
Menu
Hold
Click wheel

Software

Maximum OS2.0.5
iTunesiTunes 8 or later
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.4.11 or later
Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
Windows Vista or later

Accessories

AccessoriesEarbud headphones
USB cable
Dock Adapter

Power

BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 36 hours of music
Up to 6 hours of video
Charge TimeUp to 4 hours
2 hours to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via USB 2.0 or power adapter

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