Theo Android Authority, during its more than 20 years of operation, there were times when Apple produced several different iPod models but gradually phased them out because the popularity of the iPhone affected sales. The iPod Touch was the last device in Apple’s iPod portfolio, and now Apple has discontinued it, closing the iPod’s more than 20-year history. Customers can still purchase this player now until stock runs out.
The “spirit” of the iPod still lives on in many modern Apple devices
Apple Vice President Greg Joswiak commented: “Today, the spirit of the iPod lives on. We’ve integrated its music experience across all of our products, from iPhone to Apple Watch, HomePod Mini, on Mac, iPad and Apple TV. Apple Music also delivers industry-leading sound quality with spatial audio support, making it the best place to enjoy, discover, and experience music.”
Apple revolutionized the digital music player with the introduction of the first iPod in 2001. The iPod’s simple interface and large capacity rocked the market and immediately made Apple the leader. market leader. As the iPhone became popular and its storage capacity increased, most customers no longer needed to carry a dedicated music player, eventually leading to the demise of the iPod.
During its heyday, the iPod helped fuel Apple’s “halo effect,” in which consumers would buy the company’s inexpensive products and then gradually invest in more products and services. more service to finally make a full transition to the Apple ecosystem. While the iPod Touch may be the last iPod, they will always be remembered for their contributions.