Size and Weight

1.14 inches (29.0 mm) 1.24 inches (31.6 mm) 0.34 inch (8.7 mm)

Height: 1.14 inches (29.0 mm)

Width: 1.24 inches (31.6 mm)

Depth: 0.34 inch (8.7 mm) including clip

Weight: 0.44 ounce (12.5 grams)2

True volume: 0.35 cu. inch (5668 cu. mm) including clip

Audio Playback

Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz

Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

External Buttons and Connectors

Control pad
3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack Shuffle Play in order Turn off VoiceOver button

Power and Battery3

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Up to 15 hours of audio playback

Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter (sold separately)

Fast-charge time: about 2 hours (charges up to 80% of battery capacity)

Full-charge time: about 3 hours


29 VoiceOver languages:

Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, UK, and U.S.), Finnish, French (Canada, France), German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Mexico, Spain), Swedish, Thai, Turkish


Apple Earphones

System Requirements

Mac: USB 2 port, OS X v10.7.5 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later4

PC: USB 2 port, Windows 7 or later, and iTunes 12.2 or later4

Internet access required; broadband recommended; fees may apply

Environmental Requirements

Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)

Nonoperating temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)

Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing

Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)

In the Box

iPod shuffle

Apple Earphones

iPod shuffle USB Cable

Quick Start guide

iPod shuffle and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

iPod shuffle is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • BFR‑free
  • PVC‑free
  • Recyclable aluminum enclosure

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and process. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.


Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your iPod shuffle.