The IPod mini is a smaller version of the Apple Computer iPod portable audio player.
Announced on January 6, 2004 and published in the same year of February 20.
The device interacts with Macintosh and Windows pc and the third device is limited
Support for Linux and other Unix jobs.
The second version was released in February 23, 2005.
After being replaced by the IPod nano, the iPod mini series was discontinued in September 7, 2005.
The device retains popular touch features
Sensitive rollers for the third generation iPod;
However, these buttons are no longer the four touch buttons located above the wheel, but again become mechanical under the wheel itself (
So the new wheel is called "click wheel ").
To access one of the four buttons, the user pushes the edge of the wheel inward onto one of the four tabs.
Like its predecessors, the wheel was developed by Synaptics for Apple.
The click wheel is now also used in the fourth and fifth generation iPod as well as the iPod nano;
Although in the case of the nano 5g ipod, the click wheel is now in-
Contrary to Synaptics, it is house.
Above the wheel is a monochrome display that displays menus or information about the currently selected track.
Since then, the new ipod has been transferred to a color display.
The two generations of IPod mini products are almost identical in appearance, and their storage and battery capacity are also different.
Both versions are 3. 6 by 2. 0 by 0. 5 inches (
91 by 51 by 13mm)and weighed 3. 6 ounces (102 grams).
Its shell is made of anodized aluminum.
There are five colors for the first generation of iPod minis: silver, gold, pink, blue and green.
The gold model dropped from the second generation due to unpopularity.
In the second generation update, the green, blue and pink are all brighter.
The silver model remains unchanged.
While the button label on the first generation iPod is gray, the button label on the second generation iPod matches the color of the case.
The IPod mini is ultra-
Small flash micro-drive hard drives produced by Hitachi.
The first generation has a size of 4 GB, and the second generation has a version of 4GB and 6GB (
Ability to store about 1,000 and 1,500 songs respectively)
Finally, the laser of the drive size was etched on the chassis to help distinguish the two.
Apple laser etched two lines of 32 characters at the top of the back of the iPod mini for free as a first generation promotion and continued to the second generation, which was supposed to cost extra money
The battery life of the first iPod mini is about 8 hours (
Similar to the 3g iPod available when the mini is released)
This led to some criticism of the short duration of the battery.
The battery life of the second generation model is about 18 hours, which solves this problem.
However, the 2nd Generation iPod minis is no longer equipped with a FireWire cable or AC power adapter, which is excluded to lower the price of the new iPod minis.
IPod mini batteries tend to drop to 80% capacity after 400 charging cycles.
A proprietary dock connector is provided at the bottom of the device for connecting to the computer (Hi-
USB or FireWire speed).
During the connection, the battery of the device is charged.
At the top there is a remote port to keep the switch, headphone jack and accessories.
The color of the second generation iPod mini is deeper and the size of the model is engraved on the back.
Like the iPod, the iPod mini supports MP3, AAC/M4A, WAV, AIFF, and Apple lossless audio formats.
It also retains the seamless integration of the iPod with iTunes and iTunes music stores, allowing for real automatic
Sync between the software app and the iPod mini.
The original price of the first iPod mini was $249 (4GB model).
The release of the second generation lowered the starting price to $199 and kept the 4gb model. An increased-
Models with a capacity of 6gb are priced at $249.