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Apple received a patent on the design of the fourth generation iPod touch. The request has been filed in August 2011 and finally got approved. Forth generation of iPod touch has two cameras – front and rear. The gadget also has unique design with rounded corners and it is noticeably thicker and shorter than the fifth-generation iPod touch with a 4-inch display presented by Apple in September 2012. This is probably one of the last patents where Steve Jobs name is present.
This week Apple is going to introduce their next generation gadgets such as iPhone 5 and latest versions of iPod line of products.
According to 9to5Mac, Apple is planning presentation of new models of iPod touch and iPod nano. Apple iPod touch player may come with large 4-inch display featured by in-cell technology – the same as in case of Apple iPhone 5.
Design of the rounded back cover is slightly different from the current generation of iPod touch. In addition the material of the back panel is going to change to matt finish, resistant to scratches and abrasions. Such changes should fix the scratch issues consumers experienced shortly after start of active usage of the current version of iPod touch player.
Appearance of LED – Flash as in iPhone 4/4S and improved back camera are also expected.iPod touch will be powered by powerful A5 processor that may compete with the latest generation of Apple mobile devices in terms of performance.
The design of the compact iPod nano is not going to change mach and will retain the rectangular shape. The new iPod nano will get the new Home button similar to the one on Apple smartphones and tablets. According to Macotakara , the most important change of the new iPod nano is the support of Wi-Fi. Such feature allowing to sync music from iTunes wirelessly was not available in the previous versions of iPod nano.
iPod shuffle will get minor changes. It will come in eight color options and the price of $49 will remain. However it is not clear whether the amount of internal memory will be increased.