Although the iPhone 5 hogged the spotlight yesterday, Apple announced some other things including an update to iTunes, new earbuds, and new iPods. Here’s a quick rundown of the things that got overlooked yesterday:
iPod Nano: The new and improved 7th generation iPod Nano is available in 7 colors, has a 2.5-inch touch screen, is just 5.4 millimeters thick, and has the new, smaller Lightning connector. It also has Bluetooth, FM radio, a pedometer, Nike+ support, and a 30-hour battery life.
More Info: iPod Nano with 16 Gb memory: $149
iPod Touch: Like the new iPhone, the updated iPod Touch (5th generation) is longer and thinner with a 4-inch Retina display screen — and Siri voice commands. It will use the A5 chip. The battery can run 40 hours of music or 8 hours of video before it needs to be recharged. The iPod Touch also includes a 5 megapixel iSight camera with LED flash — and can create panorama shots. The camera can shoot 1080p HD video.
More Info: iPod Touch with 32 GB: $299, 64 GB $399
iPod Shuffle: The new version of the smallest iPod, the iPod Shuffle, keeps its square shape with buttons and a clip. The 5th generation iPod shuffle still uses VoiceOver, and is now available in 7 colors with a 2 GB storage capacity and a 15-hour battery life.
More Info: iPod Shuffle; 2 GB: $49
EarPods: Apple’s including re-designed ear buds, called EarPods, that also can be bought separately for $29.
More Info: EarPods, $29
Are you excited about the other iPods or the new ear buds? Or was yesterday all about the iPhone 5?
- The iPhone 5: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (methodshop.com)
- Apple’s Top 2 Marketing Challenges with the iPhone 5 (methodshop.com)
- LEAKED Official Apple iPhone 5 Promo (methodshop.com)
- Why the new iPod nano is interesting (thetechblock.com)
- Apple’s EarPods Are Actually Quite Good [Review] (apple24seven.com)