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The new iPod touch has the iPhone 5 screen and a 5MP iSight camera in a 6.1mm thin body

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The new iPod touch has the iPhone 5 screen and a 5MP iSight camera in a 6.1mm thin body
Apple's 4th generation iPod touch, move over, there is a new iPod touch on the block. Apple's iPhone-without-the-radio device just got upgraded, too.

The fifth generation got the iPhone 5's 4" in-cell touch display, as well as a 5MP iSight camera with autofocus, LED flash, and 1080p video recording, as well as 720p video front-facer.

As far as silicon is concerned the new iPod touch is getting upgraded to last year's Apple finest - the dual-core A5 chip with souped up graphics, so it can serve now both as a multimedia consumption device, and play the pretty games in the App Store, optimized for the A5.

The best part is that all this is wrapped in an incredibly slim 6.1mm body, and runs the new iOS 6. As for pricing, the new iPod touch will cost $299 for the 32GB version, and $399 for the 64-gigger, available some time in October.




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posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:01 43

1. Savage (unregistered)


The only Apple device worth buying.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:08 14

10. a1000smiles4u (Posts: 84; Member since: 24 Apr 2012)


Did any1 noticed apple share prices are down by half percent

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:27 8

18. Savage (unregistered)


This is just the beginning.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:53 2

19. Femto (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


If you're so sure about that then you should buy some puts against Apple. Put your money where your mouth is. Maybe you'll get rich on Apple's demise…

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:27 1

25. Femto (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Mar 2012)


Haha. Just a suggestion for you guys to get rich. Why so offended?

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:46

26. Savage (unregistered)


We're not. In fact, Apple's stock goes up or down, does it matter? They have too much cash to sustain for a long time. I wonder how many more of these failed announcements will be made before Apple goes Blackberry way.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:14 5

20. BattleBrat (Posts: 1045; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


I agree, I've always liked the ipod touches, but DAMN IS THAT NEW iPOD TOUCH UGLY!!!!

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 23:49 1

30. ardent1 (Posts: 1991; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


2 years ago, I got the 32GB iPod Touch 4G as my first mp3 player and I had to buy two more to share the device with my friends. For the 3 of us, it was our first Apple device and it blew us away with the build quality and amazing experience. I love the 720 HD videos but the camera sucked at 0.7 MP.

This new iPod is lighter, has Siri, a bigger screen, a faster processor so it's a no-brainer to buy. Plus it now can record videos in 1080 and has a 5 MP sensor for the camera, thus fixing the shortfalls with the previous version. I am looking to buy at least 7 iPod Touch 5G's and maybe as many as 10 before the end of the year -- this device is going to make a lot of friends very happy.

Besides the iPod Touch, I also recommend the iPad -- I have the iPad 2 and that is a great tablet. However, it's not portable enough to give as gifts -- the iPod Touch is small and lightweight. I am going to wait to see how the iPad mini comes out before compiling my X-mas gift list.

This time, I am ordering my Otterbox Reflex case **before** I buy the iPod Touch. It's going to be sad giving away my iPod Touch 4G since it's helped me make so much money during these past two years.

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 02:56 1

34. Suts_97 (Posts: 124; Member since: 05 May 2012)


True, much more worth it than the iPhone 5..I'd rather get this one.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:01 4

2. mas11 (Posts: 1027; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


I like it, just hate the wrist strap and the price, but it is Apple we're talking about here.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:28 2

22. SkOne (Posts: 87; Member since: 02 May 2012)


but how can you hate the price?!?!?! thats the perfect price, very competitive. aside from my macbook pro this is the only other apple product im getting

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:03 7

3. hariprasath.j (Posts: 27; Member since: 27 Mar 2012)


Apple is running out of designs or may be scared to introduce new desings.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 23:52 1

31. ardent1 (Posts: 1991; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


The device is lighter, thinner, with faster processor despite a BIGGER screen, and comes with better battery life, etc.

Perhaps you don't understand "new designs."

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:04 3

4. daqwid2727 (Posts: 11; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)


omg, i hate apple but i just love design and colours of new iPT ;o

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:34

23. -box- (Posts: 3727; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Aren't those just cases?

If you want color, go Nokia

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 06:38

35. daqwid2727 (Posts: 11; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)


i hate WP8 :P

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:05 2

5. CharlieAtInfinity (Posts: 253; Member since: 10 Apr 2012)


Why not add a speaker in front for Skype call? would be nicer then

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:05 11

6. techguy22 (Posts: 226; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


iphone 5 is meh
the phone is dated
sheep go buy the IPHONE 4SXL on 21st
but i want the new IPT too.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:06

7. kingjr243 (Posts: 31; Member since: 06 Jun 2011)


I might buy this i need to replace my 2nd gen touch.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:06 3

8. Captain_Doug (Posts: 748; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I feel this is the one place Android is missing a device. There are the samsung galaxy media players, but i'm not a huge fan of samsung products.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 15:17 1

21. BattleBrat (Posts: 1045; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


The Sony WALKMAN series works VERY well, the Walkman "Z" is HUGE however, larger than even a Droid X! The Walkman "X" although not an android media player, was the PERFECT music player, if they only made it with android, a 3.7" screen and .3 inches thick and kept the same design scheme as the X it would be PERFECT!

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 23:57

32. ardent1 (Posts: 1991; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)


Samsung tried and failed. The unsold Galaxy media players are collecting dust on the shelves because Samsung didn't understand the market. What Samsung tried to do was piggy back of its smartphones but they gutted the Galaxy Players -- for example, these devices come with a 3.2 MP shooter; yes it's a better camera than the iPod Touch 4G but it's camcorder sucks since it can't record HD videos. Samsung should have included a 5 MP camera/camcorder instead.

Penny wise, but pound foolish!

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:06 1

9. christianqwerty (Posts: 460; Member since: 05 May 2011)


I think this is the best device that has been released so far today. Also love that it's 32gb for 199$

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:09 4

11. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)


Xperia line up........nuff said

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:10 5

12. Mobile-X-Pert (Posts: 565; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)


Mmmmmmm...All those colors...it smells Nokia here.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:11 1

13. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Great device. Too small screen for some demanding gaming, but other than that this is the best Apple for the money

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:15 3

14. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3934; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


The only Apple product worth getting out of todays announcment... Going to get this to replace my 4th gen.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:20 5

15. Jyakotu (Posts: 817; Member since: 12 Dec 2008)


I actually think the new iPod touch looks nicer than the iPhone 5.

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:20 4

16. 12013E12T (Posts: 37; Member since: 08 Sep 2009)


I guess I'd buy this if my girlfriend broke or lost her current iTouch

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 14:26

17. medicci37 (Posts: 609; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


Used 2 love playing Vortex on the Nano. Does anybody know if Vortex is on the ipod touch ?

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 16:24

24. darryl12132 (Posts: 22; Member since: 29 Jul 2012)


So l'll be using the new ipod touch as my mp3 and the galaxy note 2 as my main phone

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 19:10

27. OptimusOne (Posts: 694; Member since: 22 May 2012)


you gotta admit whether you like apple or not, this device is skinny!

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 20:33

28. tiara6918 (Posts: 1338; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


The only idevice I'm considering. The slimness, the camera and the new screen and the colorful back covers makes it one of the best mp3 players out there...

posted on 12 Sep 2012, 22:00

29. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


wow.. really reminds me of nokia lumia's joyful color! iPod is really inspired by today's competition!!

i want one!!!

posted on 13 Sep 2012, 02:23

33. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


https://twitter.com/heyimJUNFE/status/246104490040754176/photo/1

found this on twitter!

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 21:00

36. residualhatred (Posts: 25; Member since: 28 May 2012)


The 32 gig is $299 and 64 gig is $399. Talk about being misinformed.

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