Apple officially announced on May 11 that the iPod product line was officially stopped. The existing iPod products will be sold out, and there will be no new products related to the product line in the future. That means that the iPod product line, which was born on October 23, 2001, officially ushered in the end of its life after 20 years of changes
In order to commemorate the end of this era, an ordinary post-80s generation has experienced the equipment change history of listening to songs in recent 20 years.
Stage 1: Radio
Kindergarten primary school stage
This kind of large-size radio integrating radio function and playing tape function runs through the beginning of our budding consciousness of entertainment in childhood. The familiar trumpet began to broadcast, Shan Tianfang’s Pingju, the journey to the west of the Three Kingdoms It is the most familiar voice in the childhood memory of every post-80s child.
Phase II: Walkman tape
Junior high school
When we were in junior high school, Sony Walkman was the most popular and cherished digital baby at that time. In the name of learning English, we almost had one, and our pocket money was slowly spent on tapes.
At that time, the best thing was to share your favorite songs with your deskmate or good friends, one earphone per person, exchange tapes with each other, and listen to popular songs in the evening,
Stage III: repeater and CD player era
High school without a repeater is an incomplete high school era.
In the era when Jay Chou and Stefanie Sun became popular, everyone’s Crazy English, new concept English and various annual magazines all took CDs as gifts
Stage 4: Mp3 era
The University era is the heyday of MP3. Mp3 flowers of various shapes and capacities are in full bloom. Some are like decorations. From 128M to 512M is the mainstream capacity. At least 20 songs can be stored. It takes a long time to download a song
I will never forget sitting at the back of the ladder classroom when the university is about to take the exam, playing the contentment of Mayday with MP3 loop, and listening to the words written in the pen have become the lyrics.
The first high-capacity MP3 in my life: iPod shaffe, 512MB. I remember very clearly. It is also the longest used MP3.
Later, I changed to a smaller iPod after working
IPod silhouette ads are vivid. Check the big family of iPod
When we could carry an iPod in our pocket, it was the most luxurious decoration at that time. By the way, we also checked the iPods we might never buy again
iPod nano 1
iPod nano 2
iPod nano 3
iPod nano 4
iPod nano 5
iPod nano 6
iPod nano 7
iPod shuffle 1
iPod shuffle 2
iPod shuffle 3
iPod shuffle 4
If anyone in the class had an iPod classic, it could be said to be “King level”, which is absolutely the envy of everyone
Now, the iPod touch has also announced the suspension of production. If you still have feelings for the music Walkman, you may never buy it except free fish
Stage 5: Mobile phone + various noise reduction headphones
Graduate school or after graduation
With the popularity of smart phones and the vigorous development of music streaming media, we began to listen to songs in the simplest way. By opening any music app and matching headphones, we can hear our favorite music anytime and anywhere. At this time, mobile phones have become the mainstream tool for listening to songs
Phase V: Bluetooth portable audio and intelligent audio era
The era of sharing more and listening more conveniently
After 2015, the popularity of Bluetooth portable audio and intelligent voice.
One by one Bose Soundlink mini, Xiaoai, Xiaodu, Xiaodu, tmall elf has become our main product of listening to songs.
Stage 6: HiFi desktop bookshelf speaker era
In the stage of pursuing sound quality, we began to pay attention to sound quality and quality. The desktop sound with more than 3000 yuan has become a new choice, such as the popular SONOS five, KEF egg, B & amp; W airship, Jess Klipsch the three II, are the favorites who pursue sound quality at this stage.
What do we use to listen to songs in the next stage? The end of science is theology, the end of sound quality is hifi, and the metaphysics at the end of hifi is destined to be a path that we music lovers need to explore.
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