Rumors: Apple is preparing to introduce a new iPod touch this fall

Apple is preparing to introduce a new iPod touch 6G generation this fall, reports Gospel Herald, citing informed sources. The last time a multimedia player with touchscreen improved in 2012. Read more after the jump.





Rumors about the release of the next generation of iPod touch for the first time appeared before the Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC - in April this year. The publication notes that, probably, the device will be a hybrid of the fifth-generation iPod touch and iPhone flagship smartphones with a focus on music component. The cost of the gadget will range from $ 250 to $ 300.

Last year, Apple acquired headphone manufacturer Beats, and it may play a role in the long-awaited update the music player. It is expected that the company will present two models "tachey" - a display of 4.7 and 5.5 inches. iPod touch 6G to be thinner than their predecessors and come in seven body colors - pink, yellow, blue, red, silver, gray and gold.

It is alleged that Apple uses for the production of iPod touch 6G most advanced components including a top processor. A potential "candidates" for the update touch player can become the chip Apple A9, which will be used in iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The package will also include the player's fingerprint Touch ID module and NFC for payments Apple Pay.

Currently, Apple offers the player a capacity of 16, 32 and 64 GB. Update iPod touch to increase the memory up to 128 GB. There is also a possibility that will be installed in the gadget more modern, 8-megapixel iSight camera capable of shooting 1080p video with image stabilization.


In recent years, sales of iPod music players has been steadily declining - in the IV quarter of 2014 fiscal year, Apple sold just 2.6 million players and received a $ 410 million profit. With market players displace smartphones, not less comfortable for listening to music. The latest version of iPod touch has a thickness of 6.1 millimeters, supports Siri, and is available in six colors.

Experts believe that the next generation iPod touch will be presented along with the flagship smartphone iPhone 6s. Official comments from Apple is not followed.


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