The New iPod Touch Can Compete with Smartphones

iPod has been reloaded by Apple, the world’s most respected gadget maker. Apple can legitimately claim that this new iPod Touch is specialized than a normal MP3 player. “FaceTime” video conferencing service is the hot application in iPod Touch, which allows the users to call over the internet. The looks and features of iPod Touch are very similar to iPhone except for the cellular service element. This fourth generation music player, now in the market, is just less than a Smartphone but still one can make calls over the internet.

“FaceTime” video- conferencing, the wow- factor of iPod touch is introduced for iPhone4 by Apple. iPod touch is so sleek and slender which measures about 7.2mm. in thickness and stands as a style statement. iPod nano and iPod shuffle models are hitting the stores at the same time with iPod touch fourth generation. Michael Gartenberg, the market watcher, tells that anyone who feels that iPod has reached to its end is wrong, as it has new features coming up always. iPod touch resembles its big brother, the iPhone, in many of its features. iPhone has the “refine display” camera of 960 X 640 pixels and iPod touch couldn’t match with the fine optics of iPhone but iPod touch can make HDR (High Dynamic Range) photos as iPhone 4. It can shoot three pictures at varying light settings and can select the optimally list HDR picture.

Apple is trying to position the iPod touch as a phone gaming console thus aggressing the Nintendo’s DS console and play station portable from Sony. Gyro sensor, a hardware sensor, measures the changes to rotations and rotational motions for creating novel games.”Game Center” is announced in operating system i OS 4.1, which allows the owners to play games, networked with each other. It allows the users to play multi-player games on the device. iPod touch comes in different models with variety of features and its cost depends on that. 8GB model costs around $229, 32GB version costs around $299 and 64 GB variant costs about $399.

The smaller iPods do not have much benefit as iPhone, but iPod nano has touch screen. iPod nano’s size did not vary to its previous model which is 1.5 inches but its weight has reduced to half (21 grams).iPod nano’s newer version has screen controlled player unlike the familiar click wheel type. It is available in 7 colors and costs around $159 for 8GB and 16GB version is about $189.I-pod shuffle has the click wheel function in its new model while the older version was controlled by voice. The hardware buttons are restored to the new iPod shuffle, as the customers are familiar to it. iPod shuffle is offered in 5 colors and this 12.5gm device costs around $49.Apple classic iPod still holds its grip in the market. The Apple CEO didn’t take a single word about the classic model, in San-Francisco launch event.

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One Response to "The New iPod Touch Can Compete with Smartphones"

  1. zac says:

    can i call with my ipod touch to any telephone thats not an ipod touch

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