Apple released the new iPod touch for the first time in 3 years · Gold added with A8 / M8 processor
Apple launched sales on July 15, 2015 (local time), announcing a new model of iPod touch for the first time in about three years. In the new model, the processing capability is greatly increased by installing the A8 chip equivalent to the iPhone 6 and the M8 motion coprocessor, and the capacity 128GB model is newly added. The camera has improved performance from 5 megapixel to 8 megapixel. At the same time, color variations of iPod nano and iPod Shuffle have also been changed.
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The renewed iPod touch looks something like this. The color is left from the space Gray, Gold, Silver, Pink, Blue, and the conventional yellow is gone. The display is 4 inches · 1136 × 640 pixels Retina display.
In color, some of the purchase price will be donated to "Global AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Control Fund"(PRODUCT) RED"Red also supports the lineup.
By mounting A8 chip with 64 bit architecture, A5 chip was loadedAnnounced in 2012The CPU performance was 6 times faster than the old model which was done, and the performance improvement was obtained 10 times if it is graphics ability. By installing the latest chip, it seems that we can cope with the game in which the 3D graphics are moving drastically.
Since the design has been followed by the old model, such as the layout of the buttons, it seems likely to be able to change without any discomfort even with conventional users. Although the thickness of the main body is stated as 6.1 mm, care should be taken in fact that the lens part of the camera protrudes a little from the back as the image seen from above actually shows.
Although it was not described in the above image, it is a pattern that the storage type loop for hooking the strap which was in the lower part of the back was abolished. The following image looks like operating the loop with the old model.
Sales of the new iPod touch whose content has been completely renewed has already been launched at the Apple Store in Japan, the price is common for each color, the 16 GB model is tax 24,800 yen, the 32 GB model is 19,800 yen, the 64 GB model is 36,800 yen , And the newly appearing 128 GB model is 48,800 yen. The price does not change even if you select red of (PRODUCT) RED.
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In addition, the color variation of iPod nano and iPod shuffle has been changed to match the appearance of the new iPod touch, and it is the same as iPod touch.
This image is the appearance of iPod nano which became new color variation.
The color variation before change was like this.
And here is a new color variation of iPod shuffle.
Since the conventional color was such a feeling, it seems that it is said that it turned into a shadeful shade as the pop became gone.
Also, both models can choose red (PRODUCT) RED. It became a new colorIPod nanoWhenIPod shuffleAre also released on the Apple Store on the same day.