Apple iPod Mini, announced on January 6, 2004, was the first generation iPod Mini. It has gray control symbols on the click wheel. The iPod Mini was available in five colors: silver, gold, pink, blue, and green, and a 4 GB size. The battery life of the first generation of iPod Mini was about 8 hours. After constant use, your iPod Mini may suffer from wear and tear. ETrade Supply could be your best choice to get the iPod Mini replacement parts.