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Sonic Screwdriver[edit]

Series Doctor Image First Seen Last Seen Uses Notes
Classic First/Second YesY 5, 10 GB FireWire 23 October 2001 Mac: 910.1
First model, with mechanical scroll wheel. 10 GB model released later.
Third YesY 10, 20 GB FireWire 17 July 2002 Mac: 10.1
Win: 2000
Touch-sensitive wheel. FireWire port had a cover. Hold switch revised. Windows compatibility through Musicmatch.
Fourth YesY 10, 15, 20, 30, 40 GB FireWire (USB for syncing only) 28 April 2003 Mac: 10.1
Win: 2000
First complete redesign with all-touch interface, dock connector, and slimmer case. Musicmatch support dropped with later release of iTunes 4.1 for Windows.
Seventh YesY 20, 40 GB FireWire or USB 19 July 2004 Mac: 10.2
Win: 2000
Adopted Click Wheel from iPod Mini, hold switch redesigned.
YesY photo:
30, 40, 60 GB
FireWire or USB 26 October 2004 Mac: 10.2
Win: 2000
20, 60 GB
28 June 2005
Premium spin-off of 4G iPod with color screen and picture viewing. Later re-integrated into main iPod line.
Ninth YesY 30, 60, 80 GB USB (FireWire for charging only) 12 October 2005 Mac: 10.3
Win: 2000
Second full redesign with a slimmer case, and larger screen with video playback. Offered in black or white. Hardware and firmware updated with 60 GB model replaced with 80 GB model on 12 September 2006.
Tenth YesY 80, 120, 160 GB USB (FireWire for charging only) 5 September 2007 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
Introduced the "Classic" suffix. New interface and anodized aluminum front plate. Silver replaces white. In September 2008 the hardware and firmware was updated with a 120 GB model replacing the 80 GB model and the 160 GB model was discontinued. In September 2009, the 120GB model was replaced with a 160GB model.
Mini first YesY 4 GB USB or FireWire 6 January 2004 Mac: 10.1
Win: 2000
New smaller model, available in 5 colors. Introduced the "Click Wheel".
second YesY 4, 6 GB USB or FireWire 22 February 2005 Mac: 10.2
Win: 2000
Brighter color variants with longer battery life. Click Wheel lettering matched body color. Gold color discontinued. Later replaced by iPod Nano.
Nano first YesY 1, 2, 4 GB USB (FireWire for charging only) 7 September 2005 Mac: 10.3
Win: 2000
Replaced Mini. Available in black or white and used flash memory. Color screen for picture viewing. 1 GB version released later.
second YesY 2, 4, 8 GB USB (FireWire for charging only) 12 September 2006 Mac: 10.3
Win: 2000
Anodized aluminum casing and 6 colors available.
third YesY 4, 8 GB USB (FireWire for charging only) 5 September 2007 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
2" QVGA screen, colors refreshed with chrome back, new interface, video capability, smaller Click Wheel.
fourth YesY 4, 8, 16 GB USB 9 September 2008 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
Revert to tall form and all-aluminum enclosure with 9 color choices, added accelerometer for shake and horizontal viewing. 4 GB model limited release in select markets.
fifth YesY 8, 16 GB USB 9 September 2009 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
First iPod to include a video camera; also included a larger screen, an FM radio, a speaker, a pedometer, and a polished exterior case while retaining the similar colors as the fourth generation model.
sixth YesY 8, 16 GB USB 1 September 2010 Mac: 10.5
Win: XP
First iPod nano to include multi-touch screen; clip from iPod shuffle added. Video playback, speakers and camera removed.
seventh YesY 16 GB USB 12 September 2012 Mac: 10.6
Win: XP
Revert to tall form factor with larger 2.5" multi-touch screen. Clip removed. Video playback restored and Bluetooth added.
Shuffle first YesY 512 MB, 1 GB USB
(no adaptor required)
11 January 2005 Mac: 10.2
Win: 2000
New entry-level model. Uses flash memory and has no screen.
second YesY 1, 2 GB USB 12 September 2006 Mac: 10.3
Win: 2000
Smaller clip design with anodized aluminum casing. 4 color options added later. Colors were later refreshed twice.
third YesY 2, 4 GB USB 11 March 2009 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
Smaller design with controls relocated to right earbud cable. Introduced with two colors, and features VoiceOver. More colors and 2GB model added in September 2009.
fourth YesY 2 GB USB 1 September 2010 Mac: 10.5
Win: XP
Controls returned to the body of the iPod. Introduced with five colors, and features VoiceOver.
Touch first YesY 8, 16, 32 GB USB (FireWire for charging only)[1] 5 September 2007 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
First iPod with Wi-Fi and a Multi-Touch interface. Features Safari browser and wireless access to the iTunes Store and YouTube. 32 GB model later added. iOS 2.0 and App Store access requires an upgrade fee.
second YesY 8, 16, 32 GB USB 9 September 2008 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
New tapered chrome back with Nike+ functionality, volume buttons, and built-in speaker added. iOS 2.0 and App Store access standard. Bluetooth support added but not made active until iOS 3.0, which requires an upgrade fee.
third 32, 64 GB USB 9 September 2009 Mac: 10.4
Win: XP
Updated to include the upgraded internals from the iPhone 3GS; includes Voice Control support and bundled remote earphones.
fourth YesY 8, 16, 32, 64 GB USB 9 September 2010 Mac: 10.5
Win: XP
New thinner design including two cameras for FaceTime and HD video recording, hold button moved to top right corner, Retina display similar to iPhone 4, Apple A4 chip. White-colored version added on 4 October 2011.
fifth YesY 16, 32, 64 GB USB 12 September 2012 Mac: 10.6
Win: XP
New aluminum design with colored case options. Features improved cameras along with A5 processor, Siri, and longer 4" Retina display.


  1. ^ "iPhone and iPod touch: Charging the battery". Apple. 15 October 2009. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Apple Inc., Identifying iPod models, retrieved 31 October 2007.
  3. ^ Mactracker (, Apple Inc. model database, version as of 26 July 2007.