Rumors Suggest a Brand-New iPod Touch — First Update Since 2015

 

Just a few product refreshes from Apple are slated this week, together with a brand new model of the AirPods. But to go together with that, the Cupertino firm would possibly simply refresh the iPod Touch.

MacRumors is suggesting that the seventh-generation iPod Touch could seem tomorrow a press launch.

Low-profile bulletins of product refreshes has develop into frequent from Apple.  The new iPad Air, iPad Mini, and as we speak’s iMac refresh have been all revealed by press launch.

MacRumors additionally reviews that Ming-Chi Kuo is the supply of the rumor.  The analyst has a superb monitor report for predicting new product launches from Apple.

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith gave the rumor some credibility when he discovered references to a refreshed iPod Touch in iOS 12.2 code.

Apple has by no means formally stopped promoting the iPod Touch 2015, and it’s presently the oldest machine on provide from the tech firm.

A refresh would make sense, particularly now that Apple Music has gained loads of traction.  But how will it perform, precisely, with streaming now the dominant format for music followers?

While the rumor of a refresh is wafting about, there are not any particulars on potential specs. The 2015 iPod Touch is powered by the ageing A8 processor, which additionally powered the iPhone 6.  Speculation means that Apple could also be looking for to carry the iPod Touch design extra in step with present iPhone design traits.

There’s additionally hypothesis on whether or not Apple will take away the three.5 headphone jack from the machine.  A refreshed iPod Touch would theoretically assist to promote the anticipated later this 12 months.

If the refreshed iPod Touch goes all out and options compatibility with AirCost, then maybe the three.5mm jack will probably be eliminated.

Either method, we’re eagerly awaiting an announcement from Apple relating to the traditional machine.  It’s a disgrace that we gained’t see the return of the clicking wheel… or not less than we don’t assume.