iPod nano 7th Generation Datasheet

iPod nano 7th Generation
Source: apple.com – iPod nano 7th Generation

The Apple iPod nano 7th Generation is a portable MP3 player designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2012 to 2017 as part of the iPod series. The iPod was introduced on September 12, 2012, and its price started at $149.

The new iPod nano features the lightweight aluminum case in 9 new colors; Silver, Slate / Space Gray, Gold, Purple, Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow, and (PRODUCT) RED, a 2.5-inch LED-backlit Multi-touch LCD screen, 24 hours of battery life, 16 GB of flash memory, the Lightning port for charging and syncing, and standard 3.5-mm headphone jack.

On July 15, 2015, Apple decided to make a small update on this product. This day has introduced a refreshed iPod nano 7th Gen with a new set of case colors.

This iPod has been discontinued on July 27, 2017. Today iPod nano 7th Generation is 11 years old!

iPod nano 7th Generation Details

IntroducedSeptember 12, 2012 – 11 years ago
UpdateJuly 15, 2015 – 8 years ago
DiscontinuedJuly 27, 2017 – 6 years ago
Time on the Market58 months (4 years)
Model NumberA1446
Order NumberMD481LL/A (2012 Slate)
MD480LL/A (2012 Silver)
MD479LL/A (2012 Purple)
MD475LL/A (2012 Pink)
MD476LL/A (2012 Yellow)
MD478LL/A (2012 Green)
MD477LL/A (2012 Blue)
MD744LL/A (2012 (PRODUCT) RED)
ME971LL/A (2013 Space Gray)
MKN22LL/A (2015 Silver)
MKMX2LL/A (2015 Gold)
MKN52LL/A (2015 Space Gray)
MKMV2LL/A (2015 Pink)
MKN02LL/A (2015 Blue)
Original Price$149
Space Gray
Weight1.1 oz. – 31 Grams
Dimensions3.01” H x 1.56” W x 0.21″ D
7.64 cm H x 3.96 cm W x 0.53 cm D

iPod nano 7th Gen Tech Specs


ProcessorSamsung ARM-based chip
Processor SpeedUnknown
Number of Cores1


Storage16 GB


Built-in Display2.5″ LED-backlit Multi-touch LCD Display
Resolutions240 x 432 pixels
Pixel Density201 ppi


Audio FormatsAAC (16 to 320 Kbps)
Protected AAC
MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps)
Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4)
Apple Lossless
Video FormatsH.264 video, up to 1.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Low-Complexity version of the H.264 Baseline Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
H.264 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Baseline Profile up to Level 3.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats


Ports1 – Lightning port
1 – 3.5-mm stereo headphone jack
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
RadioFM Radio


Volume + / –


Maximum OS1.0.4 (2012)
1.1 (2015)
iTunesiTunes 10.7 or later (2012)
iTunes 12.2 or later (2015)
System RequirementsMac OS X 10.6.8 or later (2012)
Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later (2012)
Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later (2015)
Windows 7 or later (2015)


AccessoriesApple EarPods
Lightning to USB cable


BatteryBuilt-in rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery CapacityUnknown
Battery LifeUp to 30 hours of music
Up to 3.5 hours of video
Charge TimeUp to 3 hours
1.5 hour to 80% capacity
PowerCharging via USB or Power adapter

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