- Apple plans to stop selling the iPod.
- The music player was launched in 2001, with various versions following over the next two decades.
- Insider takes a look at the evolution of the iPod, which has has sold more than 450 million units.
Apple is calling time on the iPod, the tech giant announced this week.
The MP3 player was the first that could hold 1,000 songs and helped revolutionize the way people listened to and bought music.
Since its release in 2001, Apple has launched various versions of the device, including the Shuffle, Nano and Touch.
About 450 million iPods have been sold in the past two decades, according to a New York Times report citing the venture capital firm Loup Ventures.
In a blog post, Apple said the iPod touch was still available “while supplies last.”
Take a look at some of the models that have been released over the past two decades.