These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Identification and Background
The 4th and final generation of the iPod shuffle was released in September of 2010. It features button control, VoiceOver, and multiple playlist storage. The 4th generation iPod shuffle looks closer in appearance to the 2nd generation shuffle than to the 3rd generation model. It is also exceptionally small in size, weighing only 0.4 ounces.
The 4th generation iPod shuffle was designed to give users the ability to play songs in shuffle mode without paying for an unnecessary display. The shuffle was also designed to be exceptionally portable and easy to stick out of the way during exercise or daily activities. At the time, the 4th generation iPod shuffle was praised for having a sturdy build quality and intuitive navigation. On the other hand, it was criticized for having average sound quality and limited storage.
After the featureless 3rd Generation shuffle, Apple decided it was time to put the buttons back on the device. The 4th generation shuffle is identified by its square profile, additional VoiceOver button, and sliding hold switch.
The 4th generation iPod shuffle was sold in numerous colors, including black, green, blue, orange, pink, yellow, purple, etc.
- Dimensions: 1.2 x 1.1 x 0.3"
- Weight: 0.4 ounces
- Storage Capacity: 2 GB
- Frequency Response: 20 to 20,000 Hz
- Connections: 3.5 mm headphone jack
- Battery: 1 lithium-ion battery