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1st generation vs 2nd generation

On the iPod Mini, what is the difference between the 1st generation vs 2nd generation.

Would a 1st or second battery fit into either one?



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Here's the two of them side by side:

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Here's the differences:

1st Gen:

-Only one capacity option (4GB)

-Gold color

-Text on each clickwheel was grey

2nd Gen:

-4GB and 6GB capacities

-More saturated colors

-Text on clickwheels matched the color of the iPod

-Back casing now reflected capacity

Additionally, the clickwheels had different sized connectors, making it impossible to use a first generation wheel with a second generation Mini or vice versa.

As far as I understand, the batteries should be the same between generations.

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Can a 2nd Gen click wheel fit a 1st gen?


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The screens have different size ribbon connectors. 1st gen is larger and won't fit in 2nd gen

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