Apple announced the departure of one of its popular products – the iPod, the music player that has redefined the digital music industry. A post posted on the company’s official website states that production of the seventh generation of the iPod Touch device, the last model launched in 2019, will be discontinued and that it will be sold in stores while stocks last. The breakup from the player today, joins the cessation of production of the latest iPads – iPod Nano and Shuffle – in 2017.
“Music has always been part of our core at Apple, bringing hundreds of millions of users the way the iPod has done, impacting the music industry and redefining the way music is revealed, balanced and shared,” explained a company executive. In all our products. ”
The first iPod was launched in 2001, and included 5GB of storage, a FireWire input for data transfer and a physical control wheel – which was then considered comfortable and revolutionary. It cost $ 399 and was discontinued in 2014.