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End of an era: Apple to discontinue iPod after 20 year

End of an era: Apple to discontinue iPod after 20 year

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Apple has announced to discontinue the iPod that was introduced over 20 years ago and captivated users all over the world with music on the go.

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The company said the latest iPod touch model will be available while supplies last.

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Customers can purchase iPod touch through apple.com/in,and Apple Authorised Resellers while supplies last, Apple said in a statement late on Tuesday.

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The original iPod, introduced on October 23, 2001, was the first MP3 player to pack a mind-blowing 1,000 songs and a 10-hour battery into a stunning 6.5-ounce package.

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Apple then introduced the iPod mini on February 20, 2004, which brought everything "users loved about iPod into a smaller design at just 3.6 ounces".

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The new iPod touch had the A10 Fusion chip, up to 256GB of storage and Group FaceTime.

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