iPod “Take One” Apple Store brochure collection (2004)

iPod “Take One” store brochures (2004)—Each of these set of three 1-page brochures measures 4.375 x 6.5 inches and features an iPod (“Actual Size”) on the front with a bright pink, bright green, or bright blue background. The back features a photo of the back of the iPod photo with a description of features in an ink color that matches the front. The iPod image is perforated and can be punched out.

iPod mini “Take One” store brochure (2004)—This 1-page brochure measures 4.375 x 6.5 inches and features a pink iPod mini on a white background on the front with various features highlighted. The back has a quirky suggestion about naming playlists and a photo of the back of the iPod mini. The iPod mini image is perforated and can be punched out.

iPod “Take One” Apple Store brochure collection (2005)

iPod photo “Take One” store brochures (2005)—Each of these set of three 1-page brochures measures 4.375 x 6.5 inches and features an iPod photo (30GB and 60GB) on the front along with a closeup of the color screen. There are three versions of this design: a green-to-blue gradient background, a yellow-to-green gradient background, and a pink-to-yellow gradient background. The back features a photo of the full iPod photo with a Photo Library on the screen and descriptions of the iPod’s features.

iPod nano “Take One” store brochure (2005)—This 1-page brochure measures 4.375 x 6.5 inches. The front shows a hand holding an iPod nano between the thumb and forefinger with the headline “1,000 songs. Impossibly small. iPod nano.” on a black background. The back has a white background, pictures both a white and black iPod nano, and describes the device’s features.

iPod shuffle “Take One” store brochure (January 2005)—This 1-page brochure measures 4.375 x 6.5 inches and features an iPod shuffle on a bright green background on the front with a stylized “shuffle” graphic in light green in the background. The back describes the iPod shuffle, shows the back of the device (“Actual Size”), and pictures line drawings of four available Apple accessories: Sport Case, Dock, Armband, and Battery Pack.

Lightning to USB Cable (1 m, 2015)

Apple has sold and included their Lightning to USB Cable in various formats and packaging options over the years. This version of the product and packaging is part number ZM826-0420-B. Apple specifies that the Lightning to USB Cable is “Compatible with all models with a Lightning connector.”

iPod touch (Generation 2, 8 GB, black, 2009)

This version of the iPod touch was originally marketed as the “new iPod touch” and designated as “iPod touch (Late 2009)” by Apple. Due to its similarities, this model is sometimes confused with the Generation 3 iPod touch, but the Generation 2 model is differentiated by the fact it cannot run an iOS version beyond iOS 4.2.1.

This iPod touch was released around the same time as the iPhone 3GS and shares many features (except the iPod touch did not have 3G/EDGE phone, A-GPS, digital compass, and integrated camera).

The iPod touch Generation 2 8 GB included a multi-touch 3.5-inch display (320×480), accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and 802.11b/g/n. It used a 30-pin connector, included a stereo headphone jack, and shipped with Apple’s standard earphones of the time.

Source: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch (Generation 3, 32 GB, black, 2009)

The iPod touch Generation 3 was very similar to the iPod touch Generation 2 and was released around the same time as the iPhone 3GS. This iPod touch had features similar to the iPhone 3GS, except the iPod touch did not include 3G/EDGE (phone), A-GPS, digital compass, or an integrated camera.

The 32 and 64 GB Generation 3 iPod touch models are the same externally as the Generation 2, but had 50% faster performance, OpenGL graphics, and ran up to iOS version iOS 5.1.1.

The iPod touch Generation 3 included a multi-touch 3.5-inch display (320×480), accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and 802.11b/g/n. It used a 30-pin connector, included a stereo headphone jack, VoiceOver voice control, and shipped with the same Earphones with Remote and Mic as the iPhone 3GS.

Source: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch (Generation 4, 8 GB, black, 2010)

Although the iPod touch Generation 4 has a design similar to the iPhone 3GS, its features more closely resemble those of the iPhone 4 that sold at the same time. (The iPod touch lacked the iPhone 4 features of 3G/EDGE phone, A-GPS, and digital compass.)

The iPod touch Generation 4 included a 3.5-inch Retina Display (960×640 at 326 ppi), FaceTime video calling (using Apple ID), an integrated microphone and front-facing VGA camera, 3-axis gyroscope, and a 720p camera (lower quality than the iPhone 4). However, the iPod touch Generation 4 allowed iMovie editing using the iOS version of iMovie available at the time.

The iPod touch Generation 4 used an A4 processor, 256 MB of RAM, and was available with 32 or 64 GB of RAM for storage.

Source: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch (Generation 4, 8 GB, white, 2011)

The 2011 version of the iPod touch Generation 4 was identical to previous versions of the iPod touch Generation 4, except it was also offered in white, like this example.

Although the iPod touch Generation 4 has a design similar to the iPhone 3GS, its features more closely resemble those of the iPhone 4 that sold at the same time. (The iPod touch lacked the iPhone 4 features of 3G/EDGE phone, A-GPS, and digital compass.)

The iPod touch Generation 4 included a 3.5-inch Retina Display (960×640 at 326 ppi), FaceTime video calling (using Apple ID), an integrated microphone, front-facing VGA camera, 3-axis gyroscope, and a 720p camera (lower quality than the iPhone 4). The iPod touch Generation 4 also allowed iMovie editing using the iOS version of iMovie available at the time.

The iPod touch Generation 4 used the Apple A4 processor, 256 MB of RAM, and was available with 32 or 64 GB of RAM for internal storage.

Sources: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch (Generation 5, space gray, 2014)

The iPod touch Generation 5 featured a new design from previous models. It was thinner, smaller, and available in space gray (dark gray back with a black glass front), and silver, pink, yellow, blue, and red (color back with a white glass front). The back of the case included a spring-loaded protruding metal circle that allowed an iPod touch loop wrist strap to be attached. The iPod touch loop shipped with the 32 and 64 GB models, but not this 16 GB model.

The iPod touch Generation 5 had a 4-inch Retina Display (1136×640 at 326 ppi). Its rear camera was a 5-megapixel iSight camera with and LED flash that could record video at 1080p. The front-facing 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera could record video at 720p. Wireless connections included Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and it allowed AirPlay.

This iPod touch used a 1 GHz dual-core A5 processor with 512 MB of RAM. Internal storage options included 16, 32, or 64 GB. It could run iOS 9.3.5 and supported Siri.

Sources: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch (Generation 5, no iSight, 16 GB, silver, 2013)

This version of the iPod touch Generation 5 was introduced without a press release as an entry-level iPod touch device. It featured a similar design as previous Generation 5 models, but lacked the rear 5-megapixel iSight camera and had no spring-loaded connector to attach an iPod touch loop wrist strap.

This entry-level model was only offered with 16 GB of internal storage and was only available with a black glass front and metallic silver back.

Like its predecessors, this version of the iPod touch Generation 5 had a 4-inch Retina Display (1136×640 at 326 ppi). The front-facing 1.2-megapixel FaceTime HD camera could record video at 720p. Wireless connections included Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and it allowed AirPlay.

This iPod touch used a 1 GHz dual-core A5 processor with 512 MB of RAM. Internal storage options included 16, 32, or 64 GB. It could run iOS 9.3.5 and supported Siri.

Sources: Everymac, Wikipedia

iPod touch Loop (yellow, 2012)

The iPod touch Loop is a custom wristband that shipped with iPod touch Generation 5 models with a capacity above 16 GB. The included iPod touch Loop matched the color of the iPod touch: black (shipped with the slate and later Space Gray models), white (shipped with the silver model), pink, yellow, blue, and red.

For owners of the 16 GB iPod touch Generation 5—or for anyone who wanted to customize their iPod touch—the Loop could also be purchased separately in packs of two including one color (pink, yellow, black, blue, or red) and one white Loop for $9.

The iPod touch Loop attached to a pop-out nub on the lower-left-back corner of the iPod touch. This pop-out nub was unique to the iPod touch Generation 5. The back of the packaging shows an excellent diagram of the installation of the Loop.

When I acquired a 16 GB Generation 5 iPod touch and noticed its pop-out nub, I immediately began looking for an iPod touch Loop to accompany it. I found this one on eBay from a German seller in 2020. I selected the “yellow” option because its unusual shade seems more green to my eye than yellow.

Source: EveryMac