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Hands on with Apple's 2012 iPod Nano

A metallic back

Wafer thin tunes

Wake it up

Music control

Apple iPod Touch hands on

A new Lightning connector

A Loop for tethering

Ultra slim and trim

Take along a camera

Power to the iPod Touch

Say hello to Apple's 2012 iPods

A colorful world of iPod Nanos

iPod Nano sports a colorful back

Tune in live

The iPod Touch revamped

A thinner iPod Touch

A decent camera

Meet the EarPod

Pack up your EarPods

New iPod pricing

The new iPod Nano is super-thin, all aluminum, and now features Bluetooth. It may not boast a camera like the latest iPod Touch but is way more portable.
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At a mere 0.21 inch thick, the new 2012 iPod Nano likely won't be tough to tote as a second or even third device.
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On top of the 2012 iPod Nano is a On/off Sleep/wake button.
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Most of the 2012 iPod Nano's controls sit on its left side. You'll find buttons handling volume plus play/pause here.
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Apple's new iPod Touch for 2012 boasts a 4-inch Retina display, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 5 Megapixel camera. It also uses Apple's latest Lightning connection and measures just 0.24 inch thick.
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On the bottom edge of the Apple iPod Touch 2012 is a 3.5mm headphone jack, new lightning connector, and speaker.
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To make sure you secure your new iPod Touch properly, the 2012 model features a strap Apple calls a Loop.
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Measuring just 0.24 inch thick, the new iPod Touch is razor thin. Shown here is the gadget's left side which has two small volume keys.
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Just because the new iPod Touch isn't an iPhone doesn't mean it can't snap pictures. On back of the device is a 5 megapixel camera and LED flash.
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The top of the new 2012 Apple iPod Touch holds is power button.
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Apple demonstrates its commitment to the iconic iPod by refreshing the entire line for 2012. The company announced a revamped iPod Nano and enhanced iPod Touch at its latest press event. Check out our first takes of both the new iPod Nano and iPod Touch for a deep dive into what they now bring to the table.
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Apple's crop of 2012 iPod Nano music players sport a new design with an anodized chassis. The device also comes in seven colors; silver, pink, slate, green, blue, citrus, and purple.
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Seen from the back, the fresh colors of the 2012 iPod Nano players are hard to miss.
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In case your music collection isn't enticing enough or prefer live radio, the 2012 Apple iPod Nano features an FM tuner.
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Thinner, lighter, and crafted from aluminum, the new 2012 iPod Touch features a 4-inch Retina display, iOS 6 software, and a dual-core A5 processor.
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At just 6.1mm (0.24 inch), Apple says its 2012 iPod Touch is the thinnest ever.
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With an iSight 5 megapixel camera, the 2012 iPod Touch certainly won't have as powerful a camera as the iPhone 5 or even iPhone 4. That said it will capture 1080p HD quality video.
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Apple bundles both the 2012 iPod Nano and iPod Touch with redesigned headphones called EarPods. Apple says they offer improved sound over the old earbuds, which frankly isn't that hard to do.
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Stow your Earpods in this handy, dandy case.
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Ranging from $149 and going all the way up to $399 the new 2012 iPod Nano and iPod Touch come in multiple memory capacities. Check out our first takes of the 2012 iPod Nano and iPod Touch for more details.
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