For those who don’t know, Apple does sell cheaper versions of their iOS devices through the iPhone SE, iPad Mini and not to forget the iPod Touch. After a long gap of four years, Apple has now finally refreshed the iPod Touch with some features take from its high-end iPhones for a starting price of Rs 18,900.
The new iPod touch is powered by Apple’s A10 Fusion chipset which debuted with the launch of the 2016 iPhone 7. The device features a 4-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1,136 x 640 pixels, 800:1 contrast ratio and a pixel density of 326 ppi. The device will be available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage options.
There’s an 8MP camera at the back with Autofocus, ƒ/2.4 aperture, Hybrid IR filter and 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps. The camera comes with different modes including HDR, Slow-mo, time-lapse, panorama, burst mode and 3x zoom. There’s also a 1.2MP front-facing camera for FaceTime with an aperture of ƒ/2.2 aperture, Auto HDR and 720p HD video recording support.
The iPod Touch runs on iOS 12 and is fuelled by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery which Apple says will last users up to 40 hours on music playback. Connectivity options include 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi‑Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The iPod weighs in at 88 grams and measures 123.4 mm x 58.6 mm x 6.1 mm.
The Apple iPod touch can be bought in Space Gray, Gold, Silver, Pink, Blue and Product Red colours for a starting price of Rs 18,900 for the base 32GB storage. The 128GB and 256GB versions are priced at Rs 28,900 and Rs 38,900 respectively.