Apple announced the latest iPod touch after four years on May 28 the iPod Touch 7th Generation and now is available to buy from the Apple Store. Music fans will find many new features on iPod Touch 2019 including colors, Home button, Camera, FaceTime, AR support and many more. So, let’s dive in iPod Touch 2019 7th Generation review.
iPod Touch 2019 7th Generation Review
The new features and functionality on iPod Touch 2019 will make you enjoy using it. Beside storing large music libraries, this can be a handheld gaming option. It comes with 256 GB flash storage tier, that’s first for the iPod lineup where you can store your large music, video or picture libraries.
iPod Touch 2019 Colors
The iPod Touch is available in six different colors. You can get your favorite one from the list of colors.
- Space Grey
- Product (RED)
The iPod Touch as the more or less same design as the previous model, with a familiar home button and thick bezels above and below the screen.
iPod Touch Specifications
As compared to previous iPod, iPod Touch 2019 has significant upgrades especially on its storage, processor, and screen resolution.
- Release date: May 28, 2019
- Manufacturer: Foxconn
- CPU: It is having a good CPU too, 2.34 GHz 64-bit quad-core (two used), ( underclocked to 1.64 GHz)
- Graphics: Having a custom imagination PowerVR (Series 7XT) GT7600 plus
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) (802.11n: 2.4 and 5 GHz) Bluetooth 4.1
- Dimensions: 123.4 mm (4.86 in) H 58.6 mm (2.31 in) W 6.1 mm (0.24 in) D
- Mass: 88 g (3.1 oz)
- Predecessor: iPod Touch (6th generation)
- Related: the shape this iPod Touch is similar to iPhone 5S and iPhone SE
- Processor: The processor is upgraded to A10 processor which is equal to the processor of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus which is supposed to have 2x Speed of 6th generation of iPod Touch.
- Size: The iPod Touch 7th Generation comes in 123.4mm by 58.6mm and weights 88 grams.
- Storage: Three storage options: 32GB, 128GB and 256GB.
- Screen: 4 in (100 mm) diagonally, widescreen display with Multi-Touch IPS technology and the same resolution as 6th Generation 1136-by-640-pixel resolution.
- Input: Multi-touch touchscreen, volume button, microphone, built-in speaker and voice control.
- Operating System: It runs the latest iOS version 12.3.1 and will receive the later updates with APPle’s other mobile devices.
- RAM: The new iPod touch has 2GB RAM which is a double amount of memory compared to the 6th generation.
iPod Touch 2019 Price
The price differs and based on the storage size of the iPod and you can buy from Apple Store at the following prices:
- 32GB: £199 ($199)
- 128GB: £299 ($299)
- 256GB: £399 ($399)
iPod Touch 2019 Camera
The front camera of iPod Touch 7th Generation features the same as 6th generation. This includes a 8MP facing camera which is capable of recording video in 1080P resolution 30fps and slow-motion video in 720p at 120fps. The camera also supports different photo features, such as burst photos, HDR photos, and panoramic photos.
The front-facing camera is a FaceTime HD camera which is capable of taking photos at 1.2MP and recording video in 720p at 30fps. Moreover, it features auto HDR for video recordings and burst photo capabilities.
iPod Touch 7th Generation Group FaceTime
This generation of iPod supports group FaceTime and also AR apps, which was missing in the 6th generation of iPod. The group FaceTime is allowing more than 30 participants to join FaceTime call at the same time. iPod users can now enjoy the video side of Group FaceTime conversation.
Other Features of iPod Touch 2019
- Multi-touch gestures such as swipe, tap, pinch and reverse pinch
- It can play music, movies, television shows, audiobooks, and podcasts and can sort its media library by songs, artists, albums, videos, playlists, genres, composers, podcasts, audiobooks, and compilations.
- Use headset controls to pause, play, skip or repeat tracks.
- The seventh-generation iPod touch ships with Apple EarPods, and an Apple Lightning to a USB charging cable. In addition, it supports the Apple AirPods, and EarPods with Lightning Connector.
- Performance of the A10 fusion.
- An iOS gaming device.
- The iPod touch doesn’t support NFC so you won’t be able to use it for Apple Pay.