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With a colourful line up and faster processor, the iPod touch is looking good. It's got improved cameras for photos, videos and selfies. Apps and games are smoother and more immersive thanks to the Apple A8 chip. And fitness tracking is more advanced, thanks to the M8 motion coprocessor. Plus, thanks to the Apple Music service, it's better than ever for discovering and enjoying new music.
More power to play with
iPod touch uses an Apple-designed A8 chip to deliver desktop-class performance. It's up to 10 times faster than the previous generation iPod touch, making games more responsive with fantastic graphics. Apps and navigation are also smoother than ever, while the M8 motion coprocessor takes care of gathering data from the iPod's sensors, freeing up the A8 to handle more demanding tasks, while motion tracking is more accurate than ever.
iSight and FaceTime HD Cameras
Photos and video quality has been enhanced on the iPod touch. The 8-megapixel iSight camera can capture slow motion and time lapse videos, as well photos as fast as 10 per second and high resolution panoramas. The FaceTime HD camera has been similarly enhanced, with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and exposure controls helping you get better looking photos, while improved face detection ensures that your selfies are in focus.
The stunning 4-inch Retina display is a perfect fit for whatever you want to do- from browsing the internet and creating playlists to watching widescreen movies and playing games. It's tall but slim, making it perfect for one handed use and includes finger-friendly multi-touch technology to ensure accuracy and responsiveness. The Retina display is bright and vibrant, and packs in 326 pixels per inch, allowing it to show more details and delivering crisp, clear images.
iPod touch is made from aluminium, rendering it smooth to touch and light to carry, as well as tough enough to take the occasional bump. Even the charging port has been designed to ensure portability, with the small and smart lightning connector allowing for the slimmer design. iPod touch has been designed with the environment in mind, with its composition consisting of highly recyclable materials and free of toxic ones. And it still looks great, with the fun, vibrant colour options ensuring iPod touch really stands out.
Music and video
With iTunes and Apple Music, you'll never be short of music, films and TV shows to keep you entertained. With up to 128GB of room available to store your music and videos, you can make sure you'll always have something to grab your attention. Plug in the included Earpods for some private listening or share your favourite tunes with friends over the built-in loudspeaker. You can even wirelessly stream music to compatible speakers through Bluetooth or AirPlay. Apple Music is Apple's subscription streaming service, with playlists curated by people who love listening and the Beats 1 radio service, delivering new music picked by renowned DJs, 24/7.
iOS 8 lets you do things you could only imagine before. Packed with features, such as more intuitive ways to send messages and a giving you a better picture of your health and fitness information. iOS 8 also works seamlessly with other iOS devices, plus OS X Yosemite on your Mac, letting you switch between your devices and pick up where you left off in apps like Mail, Safari, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Maps and more.
It also comes with an amazing collection of apps, so you can start making the most of your iPod, straight out of the box. Keep in touch with other Apple users, with Messages. Take photos and videos and edit them on the go. Make video calls with FaceTime and send emails. Organise your life with Siri, Maps and the Calendar app. Plus, with over one million apps available on the App Store, you'll find plenty of options to do almost anything you can imagine.
Apple ID (required for some features)
Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
Mac: OS X v10.7.5 or later
PC: Windows 7 or later
iTunes 12.2 or later
- Accessories Included
- Apple EarPods, Lightning to USB Cable, Quick Start Guide
- Battery life
How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Up to 40 hours audio or 8 hours video
- Bluetooth Enabled
Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 4.0
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- FaceTime camera with 720p HD video recording
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- 8 megapixel iSight Camera with 1080p HD video recording
- Retina display with Multi-Touch IPS technology
- Gifts by Interest
- Gifts for Travellers
- Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
- 326 PPI
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
- Lightning port, 3.5mm audio
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
- Apple A8 Processor with M8 motion coprocessor
- iPod Touch
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1136 x 640 pixels
- Screen size
- Three-axis gyro, accelerometer
- Touch Screen
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- Standard delivery within 5 working days
- Next or named day delivery
- Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am
- International delivery
- Not available
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- Click & collect
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- Returning an item
If you’ve changed your mind about keeping your purchase, please return it in its original condition with proof of purchase and we’ll exchange or refund it. Unless faulty, this should be within 35 days of receiving your order. By original condition, we’d expect this to mean that you’ve kept packaging and labels, and that the item is undamaged and unused.
You can return for free in the UK via John Lewis and Waitrose Shops, Royal Mail, Collect+ or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454
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