Apple revamps iPod touch with more power and better cameras

Apple has launched an all-new iPod touch, with an improved camera and the iPhone 6's processor. The compact MP3 player is available now in a range of colours, and costs from £159 for the 16GB model.

Many industry experts predicted the end for the iPod family dueto the huge popularity of the iPhone and iPad, but Apple hasrefreshed the entire line up, bringing in new colours for theshuffle and nano, and a complete overhaul for the populartouch.

The iPod touch is now powered by Apple's A8 processor, whichprovides substantially faster graphics performance than itspredecessor. There is also an 8 megapixel rear camera and aFaceTime HD front-snapper for "better selfies" and video chat.

The touch will run Apple's latest operating system, iOS 8, sousers will get most of the iPhone's functionality, including accessto the Apple Store.

Four models are available - 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB - withthe highest capacity set to retail for £329. The touch and new nanoand shuffle models will all be available in space grey, gold,silver, black and blue.

Apple Vice President Greg Joswiak said: "iPod touch givescustomers around the world access to Apple Music, the App Store andiOS, the world's most advanced mobile operating system, starting atjust £159.

"With big advancements like the A8 chip and the 8 megapixeliSight camera, customers can experience next-level gameplay, takeeven more beautiful photos and enjoy their favourite music, TVshows and movies."

Source: Digital Spy

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