The iPod is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers designed and marketed by Apple Inc. Check out some cool facts about the device!
1. The first iPod was released in 2001.
2. The full range of sounds for an iPod is approximately 120 decibels.
5. The first iPod ever made had a capacity of 5GB.
6. In France, you can be arrested for playing your iPod louder than 100 decibels.
7. By 2006, the iPod had sold over 41 million units.
8. iPod batteries can last between 14 – 28 days if they are not used at all.
9. Depending on the model of iPod, the battery will continuously play music for between 8 – 20 hours if fully charged.
10. A vacuum has been released which has inbuilt iPod speakers.
11. The world’s most expensive iPod costs $231,776.
12. It’s called iPod Touch Supreme and it’s casing was formed with 149-grams of solid 22K gold and the front outer section “has been set with 300 VVS1 diamonds. That’s not all, the navigation buttons have 12 diamonds set in 16-grams of gold, surrounded by a 2.10 ct single cut pink diamond.
13. The special Beverly Hills, 90210 third-gen iPod nano, however is probably the most tacky special edition iPod ever created. There are 2,000 of these ugly iPods out there in the world.
14. For the first time in history, the iPod sales were overtaken by the iPhone in the middle of 2010.
15. The most expensive part of an iPod to produce is the touch screen.