Our first look at the 16GB fifth-gen iPod touch

We’ve got our hands on the new, stripped-down $229 16GB iPod touch. The new edition lacks the rear iSight camera and loop wrist strap found on the 32GB and 64GB models.

Our first look at the 16GB fifth-gen iPod touch 2

We have pictures of the new device and our initial thoughts in our original fifth-generation iPod touch review. A full review of the new edition will be posted early next week.

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  1. I keep thinking that this story is a spoof, that there is no such thing as a new iPod Touch. I figure that if I look closely enough at these stories, I’m going to see a byline from The Onion or Saturday Night Live. I keep checking the calendar to see if it’s April 1, April Fool’s Day somewhere.

    Or, I’m going to discover a Samsung label on it! Or, wake up from a funny dream and discover it really didn’t happen!

    It makes little sense, very little sense. The price break isn’t big enough, dropping the camera loses a key part of its appeal, and it hurts the Apple brand itself.

    Could this be a trial balloon to see if the market would accept a low-cost iPhone without a camera? If that’s the case, or even if it isn’t, Tim Cook has made a major blunder on this– and I’m usually a defender of his from all the detractors!

    By the way, the play the game, detect if you’re a human is a pretty spiffy alternative to the usual Captchas! Good going!


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