Steve Jobs, himself made the unveiling of their latest iPod Touch 4 today. He made a grand presentation of iPod Touch 4 with so much bravado you’d think he was already presenting the iPhone 5 or something. His enthusiasm is well-founded, the new iPod Touch 4 comes with new killer features that makes it a must-have gadget for those who can’t afford an iPhone 4 or Apple iPad. You will get the same functionality with this cheaper device from Apple.
The new iPod Touch 4 is essentially similar to the iPhone 4 without the phone functionalities. This latest generation is also thinner than the previous 3rd-gen iPod Touch (iTouch). The newest iPod Touch 4th Generation model now only measures 4.4 x 2.3 x 0.28 inches and its weight has also been reduced to 101 grams! The most obvious difference this version has over the previous generations is the addition of a camera. Actually, just like the iPhone 4, this iTouch 4 got equipped with two cameras, one front-facing and the other at the back. Yes, folks, the iPod Touch 4 is ready for FaceTime video calling!
Here are the major new features of the iPod Touch 4 plus some technical specs:
- It has the iPhone’s Retina Display, a 3.5-inch IPS-based that has a razor-sharp 326ppi resolution. That’s 960 x 640 pixels
- It can record 720p high definition video and take photos with its back camera
- It can FaceTime with other iPod touches and iPhone 4s, using its front camera
- It runs at the same speed of the iPhone 4, using the same Apple A4 chip
- It incorporates the same 3-axis gyroscope of the iPhone 4, which makes motion tracking more precise than just the accelerometer
- It will have iPhone iOS 4.1 built-in
- It has a built-in speaker and microphone
Based on those iPod Touch 4 features and specs, you know you got some super gadget in the new iPod Touch 4. Even if you are an Android fanatic and will never dare touch an iPhone 4 or an Apple iPad, I think you really ought to try the latest iPod Touch 4. Not only will keep you entertain for hours, it will also be easy on your wallet. iPod Touch 4 will be available in the US next week for $229 (8GB), $299 (32GB) and $399 (64GB). The low prices will make any music lover think twice about saving his money for the rainy days.