Although no one is stopping the competition, Apple’s iPod Touch takes audiophile lovers to another level being so close to a smartphone in its capability. It’s a smartphone without the phone for those that never liked the idea of combining the two. It’s able to double as a music player, a camera, a games console, an eReader and a mini tablet.
The 960 by 640 backlit Retina LC display makes it’s the highest resolution MP3 player. It has different storage capacities available – 8GB, 16 GB, 32GB and 64GB versions plus iCloud as extra storage options.
Apple have solved making music portable, selling media online, games, apps and now selling extra cloud storage. With these powerful capabilities the iPod still has room for growth with future versions being made “siri” friendly or improvements to hardware.
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Its powered by iOS in conjunction with Apple app store. To blow the competition away they have iTunes, which is by far the best media management client for most people. It also offers you a choice of downloading apps and games at the Apple App store where there are over 500,000 apps.
It has a front facing camera and rear cameras for making video calls using Face time. You can record HD Video at 720p and capture the sound with its built-in microphone.
Then there is Air play – With which you can stream your YouTube videos or Spotify music to your Smart TV or AirPlay enabled Speakers, and AirPrint for wireless printers.
WiFi and Blue Tooth Ready.
Other Features are: iMessage which aggregates your social messages, Notification Centre for alerts, Game centre, Twitter integration, Over the Air Updates and Photo Stream that will push photos to other devices.