Ipod Nano and Ipod Shuffle are no longer found on Apple’s online store site. Through electronic mail, an Apple spokesman confirmed that the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano has been discontinued sales. Both of these products are now still more can be purchased from other retailers. However, the availability of iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano will not last long, only as long as the stock is still available because the production of both devices has been discontinued.
Who is not familiar with the iPod, this music player could be a symbol of prosperity among teenagers. The price is quite expensive when launched. But Apple then also saw consumers who want to have an iPod, but the funds are limited. Not long ago Apple launched the iPod Nano is more affordable dibanderol. IPod Nano is a more compact version of the iPod Classic with smaller dimensions and storage capacity. But compared to the iPod Classic, iPod Nano reception is even better. In addition to the price, there is a choice of more catchy colors so that the variant of this music player more popular teenagers. Apple is also diligent to update for iPod Nano up to several generations to follow the prevailing trend.
Innovation in the line of iPods did not get there, Apple also later released the iPod Shuffle with a cheaper price again. IPod Shuffle appear simple without the screen, there are only the navigation buttons to select the song. Very popular because it is very compact and small.
IPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have not been updated by Apple in recent years. IPod Nano was last updated (7th generation) in 2012. Meanwhile, the newest iPod Shuffle is the 4th generation released in 2010. After the last generation update, the update applied is only the addition of color variants only on iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano.
Speculation circulating mention the reason Apple stopped production of iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle because the function of both these devices have been replaced by iPhone and iPod Touch. Another reason is the popularity of streaming music services that increasingly dominant to make the music player so no longer relevant.
Although iPod Touch comes in iPod family, this device is not really enjoyed just to listen to music or video. Most users use the iPod Touch just to play iOS games. To accommodate this, the iPod Touch is now marketed with a larger capacity, ie 32 GB and 128 GB. The 16GB and 64GB iPod Touch variants are no longer marketed.