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Rumors of the death are greatly exaggerated iPod shuffle
Apple is not going to close the line of players iPod shuffle, and the shortage of devices in Apple Store and online store of the company is due to the change of supplier components. This is with reference to a “reliable source” reported on Saturday edition of Billboard.
“We are not talking about the dismissal of iPod shuffle. As found our source familiar with the situation, Apple is currently at the stage of change of supplier components, which led to the failure of supply of these devices, “- reports Billboard.
On Thursday it became known that the delivery time iPod shuffle in the Apple Online Store unexpectedly increased to 7-10 business days. At the same time guide warned administrators retail Apple Store on the upcoming shortage of small players. Buyers devices in retail stores for the recommended direct orders from the online store of the company. All this gave rise to rumors about the death of iPod shuffle.
The autumn of last year, Apple has stopped production of the other models, iPod Classic, serialized in 2006. Apple CEO explained that the main reason for refusal of further production of the gadget is the lack of necessary for the production of parts that the company could not find anywhere in the world.
As for the iPod shuffle, it is the smallest player in the line of iPod, and was last updated in 2010. The gadget has become less than the previous model, and got what he lacked predecessor – buttons. Initially, the player was presented in five colors – silver, green, blue, orange and pink, but in 2012, Apple changed the color scheme, which is now represented by modifications in silver, gray, green, blue, pink, yellow and purple versions.
49-dollar iPod shuffle earned him popularity widest audience of users in a compact size and low cost. After the last price increase player in Russia began to cost 4,190 rubles.
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