Apple has introduced a 40GB iPod for £398.99 including VAT.

The new version replaces the 30GB iPod, although the price is unchanged. The 40GB model can hold 10,000 songs, and weighs 176 grams.

The 15GB version has also been replaced by a 20GB version, with pricing fixed at £299.

All iPods include earbud headphones, an iPod power adaptor, a FireWire cable and a 4-pin-to-6-pin iPod FireWire adaptor.

20GB and 40GB models include the iPod Dock, a carrying case and wired remote.