Apple Keynote: new iPod nano/iPod Touch music players
October 05th, 2011 - 11:24 am ET by D. T.
During the Apple Keynote which was made at 5pm GMT last night in Cupertino, California, the new iPhone was of course unveiled, but we also saw new generation iPod nano and iPod Touch music players.
The new generation iPod nano, the seventh release since 2005, brings with it a multitouch tactile display, larger icons to facilitate browsing, a training program for fitness and sixteen new clocks inside the same 1.54 inch display with 24 hour battery life when playing music.
Two new iPod nano models are planned with capacities of 8 and 16 GB in seven colours: blue, light grey, dark grey, orange, red, pink and green. The cost of the 8 GB model is 129 dollars, while the 16 GB version will retail for 149 dollars.
The iPod nano 2011 (click to enlarge)
The new generation iPhone Touch, the fifth since 2007, benefits from the new iOS 5 mobile environment and 5GB of online iCloud storage in the same 3.5 inch screen, Wi-Fi 802.11n/Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity, two digital camera lenses: 5 Mega pixels and 0.3 Mega pixels while offering 40 ours battery life when listening to music 7 hours when watching video.
The new iPod Touch will be available in three different sizes - 8, 32 and 64 GB in either black or white. Plan on spending 199 dollars for the 8 GB model, 299 dollars for the 32 GB model and 399 dollars for the 64 GB device.
The iPod Touch 2011 (click to enlarge)
And as we stated in a recent news posting, nothing new has been announced for the iPod Classic and iPod Shuffle music players.