Published On: Thu, Jul 16th, 2015

Apple update to its new iPod touch with Better specs



Apple’s long-awaited update to its iPod touch line of devices has been released. In addition to new specs, the new iPod touch also comes with new colors.

The new iPod touch looks almost like the previous one. It has the same 4-inch screen and has an equivalent dimensions as the previous model. Apple did get obviate the lanyard attachment, however from the outside the device looks an equivalent. Except currently it’s new colors. The new iPod touch is out there in gold, silver, pink, grey, red and blue.

Hardware Specification

The most important change in iPod touch is on the inside. The A5 chip from the previous iPod touch has been replaced with the A8 which is using on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus.

Apple says that it’s currently six times faster than the previous version and therefore the graphics are 10 times faster. The iPod touch has support for WiFi(802.11ac).

That new GPU support implies that the iPod touch supports Metal, a collection of frameworks Apple introduced in iOS 8 that enables developers to write code to require advantage of the pure hardware capabilities of the device. Games like Dungeon Hunter 5, Asphalt 8 and Shadowmatic all benefit of Metal.


The cameras on the iPod touch get an upgrade, too. The rear iSight camera is currently 8MP and there’s support for Apple’s video stabilization. It additionally supports burst mode so users will take dozens of photos at a clip.

The front FaceTime camera currently includes a larger sensor for higher selfies and FaceTime calls. It additionally supports HDR and HDR video and burst-mode selfies.

The new iPod touch starts at $199 for the 16GB version. The 32GB version is $249 and therefore the 64GB is $299. Apple is additionally introducing a 128GB iPod touch for $399. This can be significant as a result of it’s the 1st iPod to induce a capability of over 100GB since the discontinuation of the iPod classic (RIP).

The iPod shuffle and iPod nano are still on the market. The 16GB iPod nano is $149 and therefore the 2GB iPod shuffle is $49.

Subrat Sahu 1Subrat Kumar is a writer with expertise in content writing for websites and blogs, press releases, whitepapers and case-studies. He loves web development management and currently freelances from Bangalore. He’s the founder of Cross Zone, undertaking the bulk of articles on technology and gadgets.

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