Are iPod classics any good?

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Are iPod classics any good?

The 160GB iPod Classic has excellent battery life and is the only choice if you want to carry a huge music library around with you. It’s disappointing that Apple hasn’t completely fixed the audio distortion issues, but if you can live with less than perfect audio quality then the iPod Classic is a good player.

Are old iPods worth keeping?

Vintage iPods, along with rare VHS tapes and old computers, are now worth thousands of dollars, according to Yahoo Finance. Sellers on eBay are listing their factory-sealed first and second generation iPods (and iPhones) for upwards of $20,000.

Is the iPod classic touch screen?

Left virtually unchanged for years, the iPod Classic has truly become a distant relative to Apple’s current lineup of predominantly touch-screen-based iPod media players. It’s the only iPod left that bears the iconic click-wheel interface.

Does iPod classic have Bluetooth?

These products are great for Bluetooth-ready music-playing devices – such as the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, and other Android smartphones and tablets – but what about the humble iPod classic or original iPod touch. And crucially it doesn’t natively support Bluetooth.

What can I do with an old iPod classic?

What to Do With Your Old iPod: 6 Great Ideas

  • Install New Firmware.
  • Replace the Battery.
  • Use Your iPod as a Portable Hard Drive. Even if you’ve already got a newer iPod or iPhone, you can still put your old one to good use.
  • Replace the Hard Drive.
  • In-Car Music.
  • Sell It!

Why are iPod classics so expensive?

The reason appears to be it is rare – Apple was having difficulty finding parts so decided to ditch the classic design. Getting one now will cost you more than buying any of the current range of iPods – and if you have one you don’t use, you might want to consider selling them.

How much is an Apple iPod Classic worth?

But, if you do find one among your possessions that’s in good shape and you still have the original packaging, you might make some nice pocket money. A fifth-generation iPod Classic is going for about $110 on eBay. Even a refurbished iPod Classic is going for $85 on the site.

Why was the iPod Classic discontinued?

According to Tim Cook speaking at WSJD Live, the iPod Classic was discontinued because the parts were unavailable and a redesign was unwarranted given the small amount of consumer interest in the product.

What can I do with an iPod classic?

iPod classic requires iTunes 9 or later. You can use iTunes to import music from CDs and the Internet, buy songs and other audio and video from the iTunes Store, create personal compilations of your favorite songs (called playlists), and sync your playlists with iPod classic.

What can I do with an old iPod?

Apple will take back old Apple batteries and iPods for free recycling in their stores. For everything else, you need to use their mail back system. Mail-back Trade In. You can trade in most (but not all) working iPhones, iPads, certain smartphones, and notebooks and desktop computers (Mac or PC) for an Apple gift card.

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