Apple Slashes Shuffle Price

03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Brian Garrity New York Post

The cost of low-end iPods just got cheaper.

Apple Inc. yesterday cut the cost of its entry-level portable music player, the Shuffle, by 38 percent to $49 for a player with 1 gigabyte of storage capacity. It also announced a new 2 GB Shuffle for $69 that will be available later this month.

Apple previously was charging $79 for the 1 GB version.

The new Shuffles come as the company is moving to create more buying options.

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