The iPod was Apple‘s first attempt at media players. From the original iPod from 2001. Two the iPod touch seventh and 2019, Apple knew for a fact, this one be a permanent device.
The iPod just wasn’t popular enough for permanent residency in Apple. It didn’t have any mobile data connection, biometric authentication, and is now basically Apple‘s last device that has a lightning connector. Meant to be, what a small 3.5 and four instead, strangest ways, call battery life, no Sim card support, this was not popular. In 2007 Apple released iPod touch first generation of the iPhone 5s generation. People which iPhone is this generation more than the iPod and barely anyone got the iPod. Another thing that annoyed iPod back in the day you had to pay for software updates kind of like how you have to do it for updates in the early 2010s. This summer change the years later. But with the amount of people not in these devices it’s just an experience