5th generation iPod Touch
The 5th generation iPod Touch was also announced. It’s only 6.1mm thick, the thinnest and lightest Touch ever. It’s made of anodized aluminum and has the same 4″ Retina display as the iPhone 5 and includes an A5 processor, making it better for games. It has a better battery life, and a sapphire crystal f/2.4, 5 megapixel iSight camera with autofocus and flash and 1080p HD video recording.
The iPod Touch camera rivals most point-and-shoots and includes a new iTouch Loop – a bracelet to secure the device when taking pictures. The Touch now has a FaceTime HD camera, 720p video, improved wireless capabilities, AirPlay mirroring and Siri. Available in 5 colors, each with a color coordinated loop.
The new iPod touch will be available in October for $299 at 32GB and $399 at 64GB.
7th generation iPod Nano
Today Apple introduces the 7th generation iPod Nano. The device features a 2.5″ multi-touch screen, looks like a mini iPhone, complete with a home button, has the longest battery life ever for a nano, is 38% thinner, includes Bluetooth and features the all new Lighting connector. Also includes an FM transmitter and pedometer and comes in 7 different colors.
The new iPod nano will be available in October for $149 and holds 16GB.
Both devices (and the iPhone 5) come equipped with new EarPod headphones, the same ones that leaked already. These are available as a standalone accessory starting today.
Apple also introduced a new version of iTunes. iCloud is now built right into iTunes – Facebook likes are integrated in every entry, you can preview songs while browsing and each artist has the ability to share photos with you. The desktop version will be available in late October, while the new iOS version will be available with iOS 6 on September 19th.