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so, Im in the market for a new ipod...

01-28-2011, 12:13 PM
#1
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 2
so, Im in the market for a new ipod...

so, the thing is someone stole my ipod touch (2nd gen) just before Christmas, and I have just saved up enough to buy a new one.
So my question to the Touch arcade community is this. Should I buy a 4th gen device or hold out till 5th gen which, may or not be a noticeable upgrade?
01-28-2011, 12:17 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: Super Earth - Our Home.
Posts: 5,565
Well, the question is, can you wait untill september?
If you can, wait.
If you can't, don't.

Also, untill now all upgrades had noticeable changes (2.nd to 3.rd gen touch may not have brought alot of new features, but the power increase was noticeable!)
01-28-2011, 12:29 PM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 2,865
Quote:
Originally Posted by Der-Kleine View Post
Well, the question is, can you wait untill september?
If you can, wait.
If you can't, don't.

Also, untill now all upgrades had noticeable changes (2.nd to 3.rd gen touch may not have brought alot of new features, but the power increase was noticeable!)
I agree, i have a 3rd gen. itouch was going to purchase a 4th gen. but decided to wait for the 5th gen. if you can wait (WAIT) but if $$$$$ no problem & your impatient then buy one now. you can also trade it in toward the purchase of the 5th gen.

Drat!
01-28-2011, 03:59 PM
#4
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: alea iacta est
Posts: 1,368
Get someone's used second gen for now and then upgrade in September. A second gen touch without serious flaws will run you about $60, and you'll have saved that by September. Having an iPod for ~7-8 months is probably worth the money.