Although the Apple spotlight has long since disappeared from the iPod world, some signs of life remain. The latest iPod Touch model was launched in 2019, 4 years after the previous version. But Apple decided it was time to discontinue it, and it will no longer support or produce this historic device.
20 years after the original debut, the seventh generation iPod Touch, dating back to 2019, will be sold until stocks last; After that, no more will be done.
The iPods, introduced in 2001, were a real revolution in listening to music, and were a real predecessor to the iPhone. In total, according to the data, the models sold over time have exceeded 450 million. But now, as Apple has pointed out, there’s no point in producing them anymore.
Music has always been an integral part of Apple, and bringing it to hundreds of millions of users as we did with the iPod has had the effect of pushing the boundaries of the music industry, redefining how we discover, listen to, and share music.
Today, the iPod’s spirit lives on. We’ve built an amazing music experience on everything from iPhone and Apple Watch to HomePod mini, Mac, iPad and Apple TV. And Apple Music delivers industry-leading sound quality with support for spatial audio — there’s no better way to enjoy, discover, and enjoy music.
For the nostalgic, this would be tragic news, but then again For Apple, it’s not a convenient move to dedicate support to a product that exists now It has been incorporated into many others. But in case you want to grab the last of what’s left, On the Italian Apple website they are still available.