Compete with the iPhone 5 and iPad now mini – which can also serve Walkman – iPod sales are only backwards. During the third quarter of 2012, Apple has sold a 5.3 million (all models), 19% lower than a year earlier in the same period. Relative disaffection that does not discourage the firm at the apple. We must remember that this is the most portable digital music player purchased around the world. For his latest collection, Apple chose the color with the appearance of red, pink flashy, a turquoise and yellow for i Pod Touch.
The i Pod Nano proposes two more: one purple and one green tender . As the new version of the iPhone, iPod Touch last loses its thickness and stretch: the screen diagonally wins a centimeter compared to the previous album, released in 2011. He now dons an aluminum shell and a button retractable hook on which to attach a wrist strap. The Nano a facelift more radical: he fabric a few inches, keeping smaller than a credit card, and is now equipped with a touch screen. Memory side, the iPod Touch has a storage capacity that can climb to 64 GB while the Nano must be satisfied to 16 GB i Pod Shuffle and i Pod Classic remain outside these improvements.
iPod Nano, 16 GB, $238.
MULTIMEDIA. Like its big brother, the Nano adopts a touch screen, albeit smaller, but sufficient enough to watch the videos and photos.
SIMPLE. possibilities of the iPod Nano is limited (or Wi-Fi or videoconferencing …), but it can capture the radio.
iPod Touch 32GB, $ 439. iPod Touch 64GB, $ 585.
CONNECTED . The iPod Touch has a new dock connector called “lightning”. It is easier to use to connect the player to the computer, but inconsistent with previous devices.
WIDE ANGLE. The photo sensor is only 5 megapixels (against 8 for the iPhone 5). In contrast, the front camera allows high definition videos. With optional wide shot, the camera offers a panoramic view.