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How many songs does every iPod, iPod mini, iPod nano, iPod touch, and iPod shuffle hold?

The maximum number of songs that every iPod is qualified of storing varies upon the length of songs, document type, format, and encoding used. Utilizing the iPod to host photos and videos (when applicable), similarly can minimize the variety of songs the iPod can store.

However, the capacity of every iPod in gigabytes, along with the apple estimated variety of songs that each deserve to hold, is detailed below:

iPod Name

Capacity (GB)

Estimated Songs

iPod (Original/Scroll)

5 GB, 10 GB

1000, 2000*

iPod 2nd Gen

5, 10, 20 GB

1000, 2000, 4000*

10, 15, 30 GB

2500, 3700, 7500

10, 20, 40 GB

2500, 5000, 10,000

15, 20, 40 GB

3700, 5000, 10,000

iPod fourth Gen

20 GB, 40 GB

5000, 10,000

iPod U2 (4th Gen)

20 GB

5000

iPod picture (30)

30 GB

7,500

iPod photograph (40/60)

40 GB, 60 GB

10,000, 15,000

iPod shade Display

20 GB, 60 GB

5,000, 15,000

iPod U2 (Color)

20 GB

5,000

iPod 5th Gen (Video)

30 GB, 60 GB

7500, 15,000

iPod U2 5th Gen

30 GB

7500

iPod 5th Gen intensified

30 GB, 80 GB

7500, 20,000

iPod U2 5th Gen (E)

30 GB

7500

iPod classic (Orig)

80 GB, 160 GB

20,000, 40,000

iPod classic (2008)

120 GB

30,000

iPod standard (2009)

160 GB

40,000

iPod mini

4 GB

1000

iPod mini 2nd Gen

4 GB, 6 GB

1000, 1500

iPod nano

1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB

240, 500, 1000

iPod nano second Gen

2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB

500, 1000, 2000

iPod nano second Gen RED

4 GB, 8 GB

1000, 2000

iPod nano 3rd Gen

4 GB, 8 GB

1000, 2000

iPod nano 4th Gen

8 GB, 16 GB

2000, 4000

iPod nano 5th Gen

8 GB, 16 GB

2000, 4000

iPod nano 6th Gen

8 GB, 16 GB

2000, 4000†

iPod shuffle

512 MB, 1 GB

120, 240

iPod shuffle 2nd Gen

1 GB, 2 GB

240, 500

iPod shuffle 3rd Gen

4 GB

1000

iPod shuffle third Gen (C)

2 GB, 4 GB

500, 1000

iPod shuffle 4th Gen

2 GB

500†

iPod touch

8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB

1750, 3500, 7000

iPod touch second Gen

8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB

1750, 3500, 7000

iPod touch 3rd Gen

8 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

1750, 7000, 14,000

iPod touch 4th Gen

8 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

1750, 7000, 14,000†

iPod touch "4.5" Gen

8 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB

1750, 7000, 14,000†

* Apple approximated the song capacity that the an initial and 2nd generation iPod making use of the 160-Kbps MP3 format. These files are larger than the 128-Kbps AAC format used to calculation the volume of succeeding iPod models.

† Interestingly, Apple walk not carry out "official" estimates for song capacity, picture capacity and video capacity because that these models. However, as overall capacities of these models are unchanged from earlier models, these estimates still space worthwhile to get a basic idea of warehouse capacity.

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