Apple's iPod Touch gets iOS 5 Video
Apple's iPod Touch gets iOS 5 Video Transcript
-Next iPod Touch. As you heard early, the iPod Touch is now our most popular iPod and it's no surprise. It is so incredible. It's amazingly thin. It's got that beautiful retina display, does face time video calling, can do HD video with a built in camera. It has a [unk] of all those great apps and games you download, have amazing game play. In fact, not only is that the most popular music player in the world, we're just so proud that it's now become the most popular portable game player as well. So, it is great device and of course it's going to now run iOS and all those great things that Scott to you about, the iPod Touch does those as well. Some of them make amazing sense on an iPod Touch. So, if you think about it for example iMessage. An iPod Touch isn't a phone. It doesn't have text messaging, but now with iMessage, you can communicate with your friends and family who are also using iMessage. You can text, you can send photos, you can take videos and send them along. You can send your location and parents like it because on Wi-Fi, it's free and unlimited, so it's really new, and we said it's the most popular portable gaming device. Of course, the things Scott talked to you about game center make perfect sense. Now, you can discover new friends. You can find new games to play and download them and challenge each other. It is perfect for this great mobile gaming device. So, iOS 5 is a tremendous upgrade for the iPod Touch and so is iCloud. Think about those Scott talked to you about iCloud. They are even more powerful and when you think about an iPod Touch. So, now wherever you are, this amazingly thin iPod can have access to all of your music, all of our books, all of your documents, all the TV shows you wanna watch. You can get access to all of them right from your iPod Touch. So, the iPod touch now comes with iOS 5 and iCloud, huge things in their own right. In addition, it comes in both black and now white as well, a brand new white version and it's gorgeous. The iPod Touch has been priced at $229 for an 8 gigabyte version, well now it's gonna be $199, a key price point. For 32 gigabyte version, it's $299, for 64 gigabyte version $399, and this will be available when iOS 5 ships on October 12.
Apple's Craig Federighi demos the latest features in the company's newest operating system -- Mountain Lion -- at WWDC in San Francisco. The OS ties together the worlds of OS X and iOS with a host of new features, including iCloud support and notifications.
Apple's Phil Schiller demos the latest line of games for the iPod Touch including 'Spore Origins.'
At Apple's headquarters, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, unveils new iPod Nano features, including a new multitouch icon screen, new sensors for runners, and the ability to wear the device as a watch. The Nano comes in 7 colors, in an 8GB version for $129 and a 16GB version for $149.
At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Apple's SVP of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces that the company will make its cheapest iPhone even cheaper. The 8GB model will start selling immediately for $99, a $100 price cut.
Apple's SVP of marketing Philip Schiller announces the latest version of the company's popular iPhone, the iPhone 4S. The new smartphone touts a faster A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, a better camera, and dual-mode CDMA and GSM compatability.
Phil Schiller, Apple's marketing chief, introduces the new Mac Mini, which sports USB 3.0 and comes in a 2TB version.
Apple's Tim Cook and Philip Schiller unveil the company's newest iPad. The device, powered by an A5X chip, offers a higher-resolution Retina Display, longer battery life, plus 4G LTE. The pricing starts at $499 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model, with 4G starting at $629.
Philip Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, unveils MobileMe, the company's new cloud computing service, at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The new service will connect all of your devices and push information up and down to keep everything up to date. It's also designed to be native with the Mac and PC to keep calendars, mail, and documents in sync.
Apple's Phil Schiller announces a new fingerprint scanner, called the Touch ID sensor, which is integrated into the home button of the iPhone 5S. Users can now tap to activate, instead of pressing.
The newest iPhone sports a new body with faster speeds, the iPod Nano morphs again, and the iPod Touch gets Siri and a splash of color.
Apple iPod Touch 2011 (8GB, white) Review
The good: Apple's iPod Touch comes with a new color, a new price, and feature-packed OS. It records HD video, chats over video or iMessages, checks your e-mail, keeps your appointments, connects to the cloud, rents movies, plays music, takes pictures, and plays more games than any of its competitors.
The bad: Photo quality doesn't hold up to the iPhone 4's; there's no GPS, and no option for 3G data service.
The bottom line: The iPod Touch is the best iPod yet, offering all the fun of the iPhone experience without a carrier contract or monthly bill.
Apple iPod Touch 2011 (8GB, white) Specs
Part number: MD057LL/A
- Product Basic Spec