Apple iPod touch 2015 (6th Gen) has been launched in USA silently, as we have seen. It is now also available in India. Lets take a look at the specifications.
Apple iPod touch 2015 (6th Gen) Initial Impressions
Apple iPod touch 2015 (6th Gen) Specifications
The Apple iPod touch 2015 (6th Gen) features the same 4-inch (1136 x 640 pixels) multi-touch IPS display with a pixel density of 326ppi. It is the same one found in iPhone 5/5s/5c. It is powered by a faster Apple A8 64-bit chipset along with the M8 motion co-processor for fitness tracking, compared to A5 found in the fifth generation. The same chip is also found on iPhone 6/6 Plus.
The iPod touch now rocks a 8 megapixel iSight rear camera with LED flash, f/2.4 aperture, which is also found on the iPhone 5. It can record Full HD 1080p videos as well. On the front, it has a 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture for your selfies and video calling. It records 720p videos. On the connectivity front, it comes with the latest WiFi standard – WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band) and Bluetooth 4.1.
The Apple iPod touch 2015 (6th Gen) is available in silver, space grey, pink, gold and blue colour variants and is available in four storage configurations. The 16GB model is priced at Rs 18,900, 32GB for Rs 22,900 and 64GB for Rs 26,900. These prices are inclusive of VAT but they are very steep compared to the U.S. pricing which starts at $199 (INR Rs 12,600 approximately). However, the 128GB model is not available in India. Now, the iPod shuffle and iPod nano are available in blue, pink and gold colour variants, in addition to the already existing space grey and silver. These new iPods will be selling via select Apple Authorised Resellers across the Indian market.
Commenting on the launch, Greg Joswiak, Apple’s Vice President of iPhone, iPod and iOS Product Marketing said,
“iPod touch gives customers around the world access to Apple Music, the App Store and iOS, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, starting at Rs 18,900. With big advancements like the A8 chip and the 8 megapixel iSight camera, customers can experience next level gameplay, take even more beautiful photos and enjoy their favourite music, TV shows and movies.