[X4U] iPod shuffle life expectancy

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Thu Mar 17 07:59:53 PST 2005

At 9:04 AM -0600 3/17/05, FC Farwell wrote:
>This may be off topic - i apologize for this.
>What should one expect in life expectancy on an iPod shuffle?
>Things I'm considering how long before the battery no longer holds a charge?
>Can it be replaced, it seems it can not.
>Is 2-4 years about right?
>Flash memory does it not fail after so many rewrites?

My guess is you'll have to worry about the battery dying before you 
have to worry about the memory giving out.  How long the battery 
lasts, will depend on how often you recharge it.  Has Apple said 
anything about how many charge cycles it is good for?


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