New iPod touch Review – An iPhone 6 Trapped inside an iPod
It has been 3 years since Apple updated its iPod lineup – and we almost forgot this mainstream media player amidst the appearance of iPhone generations, year after year. But apparently, Apple has not discontinued the iPod lineup and here is the latest version – the new iPod touch by Apple. So, what’s inside this new Apple iPod touch?
Apple has released this new iPod touch lineup in five color variants of gold, silver, gray, blue, and pink which presents the same finishing of Apple MacBook, iPhone and iPad. Current iPod touch devices have all the features found in its elder iPod siblings and a host of improvements and new specifications we have seen in iPhone 6. For example, this new lineup is added with text, voice and video messaging capabilities, editing photos and health and fitness tracking features.
The device is powered by A8 chip on 64-bit architecture for fast-paced mobile gaming experience, 8MP iSight camera, 4-inch Retina display with 1136×640 resolution, good battery life which supports up to 40 hours music and 8 hours of video playback. This latest generation of iPod touch is based on Metal technology to create more immersive multimedia experience and better optimization of CPU and GPU features. Additionally, there is M8 motion coprocessor which is equipped with advanced accelerometer and gyroscope sensors to measure physical motion to fetch accurate fitness and health tracking data to the Health app you will use on the phone. This M8 processor also helps enhance the battery life.
iPod touch brings camera boasts an 8-megapixel iSight camera with FaceTime HD features and extra shooting capabilities such as, better face detection, burst mode, slo-mo modes, improved HDR, exposure control, noise reduction, iCloud Photo Library, Time-lapse video, high-resolution panorama, HD video shooting at 120 fps in 720 pixel resolution. Moreover, you can select the part you want to slow down in a video footage on iPod touch.
New iPod touch is powered by Apple iOS operating system which can be upgraded to iOS 9 this fall. The device supports Apple Music membership which brings you the world’s largest and ever-growing music collection on your iPod. It also brings all your family, friends, and followers closer with its support for social networking apps, while the Game Center feature collates all your social networking profiles to play games and challenge contacts from your social networking channels.
Latest Apple iPod touch generation has support for Bluetooth 4.1 technology, 802.11ac which increases up to three times faster Wi-Fi experience, a stunning, protective case – and all these come for a decent price tag starting from $199. Are you up for the new kid in the iPod touch block?