Apple is now live on stage at the Yerba Buena Arts Center in California, where Vice President of Worldwide iOS Product Marketing Greg Joswiak just announced the fifth-generation iPod touch.
High-quality anodized aluminum
The lightest iPod touch—almost as thin as the Nano (Height: 4.86 inches, Width: 2.31 inches, Depth: 0.24 inch, and Weight: 3.10 ounces)
Same display as the iPhone 5: Retina display with 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch
A5 chip: dual-core processor, 2x faster CPU, and dual-core graphics
iOS 6 (Siri, Nike+ support built in, etc.)
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery life increased: 40 hours of music, 8 hours of video
New iSight camera (with new Panorama mode)
New FaceTime HD camera, 720p video
iPhoto for the App Store
Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
Five new colors (bonus sixth red color for AIDS awareness cause)!
The Loop (matching Touch colors)!
More specs available at Apple’s website.
“You may have noticed there’s a little circle on the bottom of the touch. We call it ‘The Loop’. You push the circle and it pops up a loop for a bracelet,” explained Joswiak. ”…The best iPods we’ve ever done.”
The new iPod touch will release in October starting at $299 for 32GB.
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