At the event held today, Apple has announced updates to iPod Touch, Nano and Apple TV.
The new iPod touch feature the 326ppi “retina display” and Apple A4 processor that powers the iPhone 4. The device will feature Game Center, a front-facing camera with FaceTime capability, a rear-facing camera with HD video recording capability. The iPod touch will also support up to 40 hours of music playback on a single battery charge. The iPod touch will be available in 8 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB models for $229, $299, and $399, respectively. From Apple: Apple Introduces New iPod touch
The new iPod Nano has coloured multitouch interface as we have predicted earlier and Apple has removed the click wheel. It features a polished aluminum and glass enclosure with a built-in clip. The new iPod nano features Genius Mixes, the ability to create and edit playlists, a built-in FM radio with live pause and up to 24 hours of music playback on a single battery charge. The iPod nano will be available in a red version, as well as graphite, blue, gold, green, and pink: it’ll be $149 for an 8 GB version and a $179 for a 16 GB version. From Apple: Apple Reinvents iPod nano With Multi-Touch Interface
Apple has reinvented the Apple TV and now it is a quarter of the size of the original. It features an integrated power supply, HDMI output (with 5.1 surround sound support) plus Ethernet and integrated Wi-Fi connectivity, supports the new AirPlay, and able to stream content from an iOS device (like an iPad or iPhone). It will retail at $99. From Apple: Apple Premieres New Apple TV for Breakthrough Price of $99
Apple has sent a guitar designed invitation to the media, inviting them to attend the new products announcement event. The media centric event will happen tomorrow on September 1 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, Sans Fransisco.
What will Apple announce? It has to be the new iPod Touch, new iPod Nano with touch screen instead of click wheel, rebranded iTV previously Apple TV, 99¢ TV rentals, iTunes Cloud, longer music sample time (90s) on iTunes, and 7 inch iPad.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs officially ends his sick leave and put himself on stage at the 2009 Apple Music Event introducing new iPods and iTunes 9. Steve delivered the keynote speech announcing several upgrades to the iTunes service, as well as a new line of video-recording iPod Nanos.
Here are the features:
- iTunes 9 – added genius bar to App Store, ring tones and iTunes LP.
- iPod Nanos – added video recording capabilities, FM radio, and pedometer that synchs with the Nike Plus system.
The new Nanos will retail at $160 for the 8 GB model and $180 for the 16 GB model.