Apple has updated its iPod lineup today, bringing the iPod Touch closer to the iPhone 6 in hardware. The update accounts for change in internals of the iPod Touch while the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano embraced a fresh coat of paint.
The new iPod Touch now comes with a 64-bit A8 chip, 8MP iSight camera, and an M8 coprocessor. The new chipset promises to render upto 10x faster graphics and 6x faster processing. And the M8 motion coprocessor will simply pleasure the health conscious people out there. It also includes a 4-inch Retina display along with an improved FaceTime HD camera.
“iPod touch gives customers around the world access to Apple Music, the App Store and iOS, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, starting at just $199,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of iPhone, iPod and iOS Product Marketing. “With big advancements like the A8 chip and the 8 megapixel iSight camera, customers can experience next-level gameplay, take even more beautiful photos and enjoy their favorite music, TV shows and movies.”
The 16GB iPod Touch will sell for $199, 32GB for $249, 64GB for $299, and a new 128GB storage variant for $399.
The iPod shuffle and iPod nano were refreshed with new colors. The devices are now available in space grey, silver, gold, blue and pink color options. These color changes also apply to the iPod Touch.
SOURCE / Apple