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iPod nano 4G, touch 2G dimensions revealed?

Confirming details first reported by iLounge in July, apparent dimensional drawings for both the fourth-generation iPod nano and second-generation iPod touch have appeared, suggesting that the devices will have familiar measurements but with interesting new shapes and features.


Images of the supposed new iPod nano show a device that measures 90.75mm tall by 38.75mm wide by 6.08mm deep, compared to the second-generation nano’s measurements of 90mm by 40mm by 6.5mm. These numbers suggest that the device will be the thinnest and narrowest iPod nano yet released, though almost inperceptibly so, while also just a hint taller than the original and second-generation models. An oval-like body shape will be similar to, but apparently more pronounced than the one on the second-generation nano. Notably, the images seem to extinguish a concern that the device’s screen would be curved to match its shape; the metal body will give way to a plastic-covered screen that is as flat as prior-generation screens.



The second-generation iPod touch is depicted as having a shape similar to the iPhone 3G, masking increases in both the height and thickness by using a more tapered enclosure. This device is shown as measuring 111mm tall by 61.8mm wide and 8.4mm deep, versus the original iPod touch’s 110mm height, 61.8mm width, and 8mm depth, and the iPhone 3G’s 115.5mm, 62.1mm, and 12.3mm measurements. What appears to be an antenna enclosure is shown on its rear top left, with the same headphone port and Dock Connector port arrangement at its bottom. Notably, the drawings show what appear to be volume controls on the left side, addressing a key concern of iPod touch users; the added thickness might be attributable to changes in the battery.

As always, advance reports on Apple products may or may not prove entirely accurate, and should be treated as speculation until confirmed by the company. In any case, we’ll have more on the new iPod nano and iPod touch in the days to come.


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I agree with VIP about the headphones. its a quick and easy fix without messing up the “touch” feature on iPod touch. Physical buttons sort of defeat the novelty of a touch-based player, but still…it is inconvenient to change tracks with the screen. The headphones would work perfectly, i wonder if apple will use that.

Colors, it never occurred to me that the new iPod touch might have colors! especially if it has been given the bigger body as shown in the sketch. What colors would it have? I’d stick with white and black, like the original ipod nano and ipod videos. The 2 colors complement people well, and then avoid the bright, or pale colors, that people are on the fence about.

Also it would prevent scratching on the (Scratch-magnet) or back of the ipod. But then would lead to smudges…what to do

Posted by Phil R. on September 6, 2008 at 5:32 PM (CDT)


#37 to convert mm to inches: mm x .04.

i wonder what colors will they have for ipod touch 2.0

Posted by em on September 6, 2008 at 11:36 PM (CDT)


I like the 3rd Gen Nanos, in these blueprints, I dont like how the distance between the screen and the click wheel is so far.

Posted by U-Boat on September 7, 2008 at 4:01 PM (CDT)


i cant wait till sept 9th just cant so hyped up

Posted by marzin on September 8, 2008 at 1:57 AM (CDT)


to Gareth Bourne

my sony erricson w910i has a great lil speaker, it pumps out the tunes so loud you can hear it from 50m away.

so HA

Posted by Gus on September 8, 2008 at 3:29 AM (CDT)


I expect this iTouch 2G to come fully loaded with GPS and a Camerra… but i dont know if we all can expect this from apple… come on!! there’s no copy/paste on the iPhone, do you expect to have iPhone features on this 2G iTouch??

reggarding the gps functionality… it’s true that you need to load all the mapping data from the internet… but COME ON!! you’ve got at leaste 8gb… couldn’t you just SAVE all the MAPs data on your iTouch… and just represent your position via the GPS chip?? apple always does everything the hard way

Posted by Mari on September 8, 2008 at 2:35 PM (CDT)


guys i think the orange circle is the wifi cut out
u think?

Posted by corey huemann on September 8, 2008 at 10:00 PM (CDT)


The perfect iPod Touch.
A) speakers
for games, youtube, and music
B) Camera
Would be an awesome addition and make the ipod touch alot more fun
C) Slimmer design
Like 3G
D) Other colors
White, product red, blue, silver etc.

Posted by Mas on September 9, 2008 at 9:25 AM (CDT)


In addition to the “perfect” iPod Touch

E) Hard drive for moving files

F) User replacable battery

G) Prepaid broadband (Just like on a laptop)

H) Better internal speaker

I) Vibrations for games/alerts

J) Limited external controls (Volume, Pause/Play)

I know this is a long list and the majority of it wont come true   but hey I can dream

Posted by M.A.C.R.O. on September 9, 2008 at 10:07 AM (CDT)



K) Bluetooth headphone

Posted by M.A.C.R.O. on September 9, 2008 at 10:09 AM (CDT)


A GPS in the iTouch would be awesome. If it ever does come out with that I would need to sell my old iPhone at Venjuvo.

Posted by OompaDompa on September 11, 2008 at 8:09 PM (CDT)


Told you :)

Posted by snave on September 13, 2008 at 9:56 AM (CDT)


wow those where the actual dimensions after all :P
how did they get this?

Posted by Jayy on September 13, 2008 at 5:54 PM (CDT)


There will never be an iPhone 4G. 3G means UMTS.

Posted by Nic on January 4, 2009 at 4:36 AM (CST)


to corey huemann

that orange circle u r talking about is that the small semi cirkle or the large oval???

Posted by caleb on August 15, 2009 at 5:16 AM (CDT)


omg (lol srry for typing so often) would people stop calling it an itouch….... that is not what it is called… if apple meant for ppl to call it that that is what they would have called it, so STOP calling it that!!!!

Posted by caleb on August 15, 2009 at 5:21 AM (CDT)

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