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Question about 4th Gen iPod Touch

05-21-2010, 02:06 PM
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Question about 4th Gen iPod Touch

So I recently upgraded to a 3rd Gen iPod Touch and I'm starting to regret it now. I'm wondering if I should have just held off until September 2010 which will likely be the time when Apple releases the new iPod Touch.



I'm not sure what Apple might have planned for the next one aside from a camera which I probably wouldn't use much anyway. From the way things seem to go Apple only includes small little features to keep the fans interested in the new model but I just don't want to see the 4th Gen come out and then be restricted to certain apps again just like how the 3rd Gen has the upgraded RAM that the older models didn't which limits them.
05-21-2010, 03:39 PM
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Well, I was thinking of getting a third gen also but since they tend to keep their iphone and ipod touch models close in terms of power and features, I am totally witing for the 4th. The 4th gen iphone has twice as much pixel resolution, and a much more powerful processor (not like the so far incremental upgrades.) Also, since the third gen itouch was supposed to have a camera except for a manufacturing error, the fourth is almost sure to have a camera. I am willing to wait for september to get a new ipod.

05-21-2010, 03:48 PM
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twice as much pixel resolution really?

I haven't heard anything about the next iPT, unlike all this news with the iPhone. expecting a bigger upgrade than last year's though, I'm sure there'll be a camera on it. wait and see what else
05-21-2010, 04:23 PM
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Yeah I haven't opened it yet because I don't want to lose all my save data for all my games so I think I'm going to return it and just wait for the 4th Gen.

The camera isn't a huge deal for me but if they do have some other updates that are also rumored for the iPhone then it sounds like this might be the best improvement yet since the iPod Touch came out. I think I'll just return it and wait until it is at least announced to hear the new features.
05-21-2010, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Drucifer View Post
The camera isn't a huge deal for me but if they do have some other updates that are also rumored for the iPhone then it sounds like this might be the best improvement yet since the iPod Touch came out.
Yep. If Apple will go with the their past actions, hardware-wise, the touch should be almost identical to the iPhone except the thickness, lack of vibrate, and double the storage. Too bad rumors has it that Apple won't be upgrading RAM capacity this year. But you're sure to get all the OS 4 voodoo and the A4 SoC chip. Now if the iPhone will turn away from it's curved back, I'm curious how the touch will look like. Here's hoping for bigger battery as well.

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05-21-2010, 05:17 PM
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I think I'm going to return it and just wait for the 4th Gen.
iThink Sept. is not too far, just return it, whn iPhone OS 6 'll come out, the 3rd gen 'll prolly not be able to support a few features of it

Once you have returned it (15 days return policy?) when the iPhone comes out, U should be able to decide if you want the iPod touch 3g or the 4g & pick your Poison accordingly

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05-21-2010, 05:26 PM
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I got a 3rd generation for my b-day in January, I think it should probably last me at least 2 generations before I have to upgrade.
05-22-2010, 01:39 AM
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Originally Posted by seyoon View Post
Yep. If Apple will go with the their past actions, hardware-wise, the touch should be almost identical to the iPhone except the thickness, lack of vibrate, and double the storage. Too bad rumors has it that Apple won't be upgrading RAM capacity this year. But you're sure to get all the OS 4 voodoo and the A4 SoC chip. Now if the iPhone will turn away from it's curved back, I'm curious how the touch will look like. Here's hoping for bigger battery as well.
Idk if u heard about it but there was an apple employee that accidently left one of the new models at a party. Some people payed to open it up and examne it and it will have around 16% more battery life. Which really doesn't sound like much but that's good enough for me!
05-22-2010, 05:10 AM
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Idk if u heard about it but there was an apple employee that accidently left one of the new models at a party. Some people payed to open it up and examne it and it will have around 16% more battery life. Which really doesn't sound like much but that's good enough for me!
if your talking about the iPhone 4g, that's pretty old news. if it really was an iPod, then i think apple is just pulling publicity stunts. First some apple employee leaves the iphone 4g prototype behind, now an iPod Touch 4g too? Apple's getting pretty sloppy

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05-22-2010, 05:21 AM
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Some random Viet people have both the models of the iPhone 4g and iTouch 4g. They showed the touch as having a camera but nothing else in the design was significant.

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