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Apple refreshes iPod nano and shuffle with new colors

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Apple refreshes iPod nano and shuffle with new colors

Following a contemporary discovery of hidden pix belongings inside of iTunes 12.2 that have hinted at an approaching iPod refresh, Apple on Wednesday quietly refreshed its devoted song participant circle of relatives with a press free up and a website update.

The headline new type is a miles progressed 6th-era iPod contact, “the most productive iPod contact but.”

It now options the Apple-designed 64-bit A8 processor, necessarily the similar chip that powers the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and runs Apple’s M8 movement coprocessor. Apple actually went all out with the iPod contact: there’s 3 times quicker Wi-Fi 802.11ac and additionally a better FaceTime HD digital camera with an up to date sensor and burst mode for even higher selfies.

But the excellent news doesn’t prevent right here: the again-dealing with iSight digital camera has won a considerable improve, going from 5 to 8 megapixels with slo-mo and burst mode, 1080p video seize at 30FPS, cinematic video stabilization and extra.

The monitor measurement has remained the similar, measuring 4 inches diagonally, and there’s no Touch ID. The tool runs iOS 8.4 with the all-new Music app and Apple Music integration. As for the iPod nano and iPod shuffle, they have got won a minor refresh with new colour choices to be had.

“iPod contact provides consumers all over the world get right of entry to to Apple Music, the App Store and iOS, the arena’s so much complex cellular running device, beginning at simply $199,” stated Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice chairman of iPhone, iPod and iOS Product Marketing.

“With large improvements just like the A8 chip and the 8 megapixel iSight digital camera, consumers can revel in subsequent-degree gameplay, take much more stunning pictures and revel in their favourite song, TV presentations and films.”

Apart from the new colors, Apple has now not made some other adjustments to the iPod nano and shuffle. It will proceed to provide them with the same quantity of space for storing and on the similar worth aspect. This signifies that the 2GB iPod shuffle will set you again via $49, at the same time as the iPod nano with 16GB garage will value you $149.

As proven at the symbol above, the new iPod touches nonetheless get started at $199 for the 16GB model, with the 32GB/64GB variations fetching $249/$299. Also, a new style with 128 gigabytes of garage is now to be had for $399.

The iPod contact won its remaining minor refresh in June 2014 while the 32/64GB fashions won a value drop to $249/$299 and a new $199 16GB type were given presented. The earlier-era iPod contact with the A5 processor and a 5 megapixel digital camera launched again in October 2012 so this hardware refresh is much past due.

So what do you assume ?

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