Apple today announced the new iPod touch lineup with 3GS Performance starting at the breakthrough price of just $199, giving users a great iPod, a great pocket computer, a great game player and access to Apple’s revolutionary App Store with over 75,000 applications. iPod touch features Apple’s revolutionary Multi-Touch user interface, a gorgeous 3.5-inch widescreen glass display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a built-in accelerometer and speaker all in an amazingly thin metal design that slips easily into your pocket.
It is a great iPod for enjoying music, television shows, movies and podcasts. Effectively then these are iPod touch ‘3GS’s, which match the extra processing of the iPhone 3GS model. iPod touch has incredible features for music fans such as Cover Flow, Shake to Shuffle, and access to the legendary iTunes Store. And now, the new iPod touch supports Genius Mixes, which automatically creates up to 12 endless mixes of songs from your iTunes library that go great together. Movies and television shows look great on the gorgeous 3.5-inch widescreen display. iPod touch customers have the entire iTunes Store catalog at their fingertips, giving them instant access to the world’s largest catalog of over 11 million songs, TV shows and Hollywood movies to purchase and download directly to their iPod touch.
This new iPod touch features up to 30 hours of music playback or six hours of video playback on a single charge. The 8GB model holds up to 1,750 songs, 10,000 photos and 10 hours of video; the 32GB model holds up to 7,000 songs, 40,000 photos or 40 hours of video; and the 64GB model holds up to 14,000 songs, 90,000 photos or 80 hours of video. The 32GB and 64GB models also include up to 50 percent faster performance and support for even better graphics with OpenGL ES 2.0. “At just $199 the iPod touch is the most affordable gateway to Apple’s revolutionary App Store with more than 75,000 applications that you can wirelessly download right into your iPod touch,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “You get a great iPod, a great pocket computer with the industry’s best mobile web browser and a great game player, all in this super-thin beautiful enclosure.”
The new iPod touch is available immediately for a suggested price of $199 (US) for the 8GB model, $299 (US) for the 32GB model and $399 (US) for the 64GB model through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers. iPod touch requires a Mac with a USB 2.0 port, Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later and iTunes 9 or a Windows PC with a USB 2.0 port and Windows Vista or Windows XP Home or Professional (Service Pack 3) or later and iTunes 9.
- Built-in accelerometer and speaker
- Built-in support for Nike + iPod
- Voice Control on the new 32GB and 64GB iPod touch gives users an ability to control music playback with spoken commands
- Award-winning Safari web browser
- Supports up to 30 hours of music playback or 6 hours of video playback on a single charge
- Powerful Genius Mixes automatically searches your iTunes library to find songs that sound great together
- And much more