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The 2nd generation Apple iPod touch changed the design slightly to a curved chrome back with external volume controls on the side. Also new to the 2nd generation model was a mono loudspeaker.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Sep. 9, 2008
  • Price at launch: $229.00


  • Length: 4.3 inches
  • Width: 2.4 inches
  • Thickness: 0.33 inches
  • Weight: 0.01 pounds
  • Color: Black / Silver
  • Loudspeaker: Mono


  • Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (Y): 480 px
  • Resolution (X): 320 px
  • Color depth: 16-bit color
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive
  • Multitouch: Yes


  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11g, 802.11b
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR


  • Internal size: 32 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB
  • External storage: No


  • Notable services supported: iTunes
  • Operating system: iOS
  • Launch OS version: 2.1.1
  • Latest OS version: 4.2.1
  • Audio codecs supported: WAV, AAC, MP3, AIFF, .AA (audible)
  • Video codecs supported: H.264, MP4, M4V, MOV
  • Media streaming: AirPlay


  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Data connection(s): iPod


  • Quoted video time: 6 hr
  • Quoted audio time: 36 hr
  • Removable: No


Earbuds Headphones, USB iPod Dock Cable

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