For iPod Classic on eBay to pay 5 million rubles




On the eBay auction was sold rare model player iPod Classic. Buyer laid out for a device with 20 GB of memory, about 5 million rubles. This is a special version of the player U2 Edition black with red wheel Click Wheel, serialized in 2004.


A special version of the player U2 Edition sold on eBay for a record 90 000 dollars. The player is equipped with 20 GB of memory and a battery for 12 hours of battery life. However, there is no doubt that the battery has not been used for 10 years, will work fine. The main value lies in the fact that the iPod is decorated with autographed by the Irish rock band U2.


Increased demand for iPod Classic began after Apple stopped their production. Gadgets disappeared from the market in October, immediately after the presentation of iPhone 6 and Apple iWatch, and no statement on this issue has not been done. As the drive is not in the player used flash memory and hard drive. Supplier of 1.8-inch HDD – company Toshiba – a few years ago is completely removed from the production of the entire line of hard drives this form factor.


According to the head of Apple Tim Cook , the decision to abandon further production of iPod Classic was taken after the company failed to find accessories for your device. To hire a new team to change its design in Cupertino was considered too costly.


Earlier on eBay unsuccessfully tried to sell “gold» iPod Classic for $ 180,000 (9.8 million. Rubles).

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