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iPod Touch Refreshed After Nearly 4 Years, Now Powered by iPhone 7’s A10 Fusion Chip

In an unexpected move, Apple declared a minor refresh of the iPod touch on Tuesday. The new iPod touch is powered by Apple’s own A10 Fusion chip, the similar SoC discovered inside the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and the 2018 iPad. Apple is additionally introducing a 256GB variant of the iPod touch 2019, offering twice as much storage as in the past. The new iPod touch is as of now available in the United States, Canada, and 25 other countries, with an India release set for next month.

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The iPad touch was last refreshed in July 2015 alongside upgrades to the iPad shuffle and iPad nano. That update brought the Apple A8 chip to the iPad touch, the similar chip inside the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Apple states the new iPod touch offers up to two times quicker CPU and up to three times better designs performance.

iPod Touch Cost:

The iPod touch presently starts at $ 270.27 for the 32GB variant, an expansion of $ 27.17 over the model that it replaces. The 128GB iPod touch will retail at $ 413.27, instead of the $ 361.79 price of its predecessor. The new 256GB iPod touch will retail at $ 556.27.

As a comparison, the 32GB iPhone 7 has an MRP of $ 570.57, however, it’s regularly accessible for lower prices both online and offline.

The iPod touch will be accessible in India early next month in six completions — space grey, white, gold, blue, pink, and (PRODUCT)RED.

iPhone touch model MRP
iPod touch 2019 32GB $ 270.27
iPod touch 2019 128GB $ 413.27
iPod touch 2019 256GB $ 556.27

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iPod touch — what’s new

The last generation iPod touch did not support Group FaceTime video calls and ARKit, so it’s nothing unexpected that Apple is intensely touting the presence of these highlights on the new device. As in the past, the iPod touch packs a 4-inch display, the similar size as the iPhone SE.

Aside from the faster chip, the remainder of the iPod touch specifications appears unchanged. The device packs a 1.2-megapixel front camera and an 8-megapixel rear shooter. Like previously, the iPod touch is simply 6.1mm thin and weighs 88 grams, which makes it the lightest iOS device. Battery life is rated at up to 40 hours for music playback and up to 8 hours for video playback.