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iPod Touch

The iPod Touch just got faster because of an upgraded processor. It is literally twice as fast as the 2015 version.

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The packaging for the 2019 iPod Touch keeps the clear jewel case of years past.

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After opening the packaging, you're treated to EarPods with a headphone connector and a Lightning-to-USB cable.

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The Touch has a 4-inch display, which looks minuscule compared with screens on the current iPhone lineup.

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It features the same exact external design as the 2015 iPod Touch.

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The iPod Touch looks extremely small compared to the Nintendo Switch, but might be a better fit for younger kids.

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The iPod and white EarPods duo is back and better than ever. Carrying a Walkman is no longer necessary.

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Here is the Product Red version of the iPod Touch.

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The iPod Touch is 6.1 millimeters thick, which is thinner than the iPhone XS and XS Max. 

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The sleep/wake button is located on top rather than on the side like the iPhone XS.

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The volume up and down buttons are located on the left side. 

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Over the years the iPod has changed. The iPod Nano (left) was different from the iPod Classic (in the middle), and the iPod Touch (right) brought a touchscreen and internet connectivity for the first time to an iPod. 

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The iPhone XS Max (left) and iPod Touch look quite different, but both will be able to run iOS 13.

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On the back in the top right corner is a dark oval that covers the hole for antenna signals to pass through.

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Even though it's an updated product, the Touch doesn't support wireless charging. However, it does still come with a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack! 

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There's an actual home button on the iPod. 

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Its small size is perfect for those who like tiny products and a device that's comfortable to hold.

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The original iPod could hold 1,000 songs, while the newer one can hold 4,000 -- when you account for the space iOS takes up.

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It comes with an 8-megapixel camera, which is similar to the one on the back of the iPhone 6. 

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The camera takes decent photos in good lighting.

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The iPod Touch has a 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera, which yields OK-looking selfies.

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On the left is the iPhone XS Max and its significant camera bump. On the right is the iPod Touch. 

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Despite its niche target audience, the iPod Touch is still a solid device, but I'd recommend really thinking about how you'd use it before you buy one.

Check out our in-depth review of the 2019 iPod Touch for more information

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