Apple today launched a new iPod touch version that comes with the same 4-inch Retina display (1136×640 pixels resolution) like that of the 5th generation iPod touch. It excludes a rear camera. It offers just half the storage as it comes with a 16GB of storage on board. It has a dual-core A5 processor as well. The price is also too low when compared to other models. For instance, a 32GB iPod Touch costs $299 and the 64GB version comes around $399. When compared with these models, the new 16GB iPod Touch is the cheapest version at a price tag of $229. This version comes only in two colors, black and silver whereas the 32GB and 64GB versions comes in a wide array of color options.
You will even receive a pair of Apple EarPods with the music player of this device. It enables 720p HD video recording and has the same battery life like other generation models. It enables 40 hours of music and 8 hours of video playback. The new iPod touch variant is actually 2 grams lighter than the existing versions, the main reason for this can be the exclusion of the rear camera. It features a lighter anodised aluminium body weighing only 88grams.
The connectivity options like Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi capabilities are also the same like other. iPod touch has a slimmer design with a height of 4.86 inches and a width of 2.31 inches. Though it lacks a rear camera, you will still get a FaceTime HD camera on the front. It makes your video chatting experience better. Apple had also introduced the 8-pin “Lightning” dock connector that is reversible and can be used with other accessories with the fifth generation iPod touch. This is a great feature.
If you are a movie or music fanatic then this new iPod is not a good option for you as may find the storage part tough. But this is a great option for those who are looking forward to have hands on experience of their first Apple device. Getting an Apple product for such a low price is really great. You can buy it from Apple’s online store and the shipping time that they claim is just 24 hours which is something exciting. You can get these in U.S stores by May 31. iPod touch is definitely worthy for it’s price though it doesn’t have a rear camera but you are an buying an Apple product by the end of the day.