New Apple iPods in SA 'soon'

2012-09-28 08:22
Apple has announced SA pricing for the latest iPod range. (Paul Sakuma, AP)

Apple has announced SA pricing for the latest iPod range. (Paul Sakuma, AP)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

kalahari.com

  • Steve Jobs
    An extraordinary book which gives us a unique insight into the life and thinking of the man who has... Now R437.00
    buy now
Cape Town - Apple has launched the new range of iPod music playing devices and said that they will be in SA soon.

The new range is headlined by the iPod Touch which takes its design inspiration from the recently-launched iPhone 5.

It has a 10cm screen and 5 megapixel camera that records video in high definition and sports face detection with an LED flash.

Apple says that the new Touch is twice as fast as the previous generation because of its dual-core A5 chip, and users should also see vastly improved graphics performance.

The iPod nano features built-in Bluetooth for listening to music wirelessly and multi touch display to make it easier to organise music collections.

Despite higher processing power, increased battery life is claimed for the new devices.

"At 30 hours, the new iPod nano offers the longest music playback of any iPod nano so you can enjoy your playlists and FM radio even longer," Apple said.

Similar to the iPhone, all the new devices have new so-called "Lightning" connectors that Apple says will make charging more reliable and robust.

The iPod touch also features Apple latest iOS 6 operating system that has come under some criticism for its mapping application when the iPhone launched.

Apple had a successful iPhone launch, selling over five million devices within 72 hours, and the launch of the next generation iPad is highly anticipated.

The entry level 2GB iPod shuffle is priced at R599 and the iPod touch with 32GB of memory is R3 199. The 16GB iPod nano has a recommended retail price of R1 799 and Apple said that all the devices should be available at retailers soon.


- Follow Duncan on Twitter
 
- News24
Read more on:    apple  |  mobile
NEXT ON NEWS24X
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
6 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Inside News24

 
/Music
 

17 photo illusions that look so real

What if they aren’t illusions? What if that dog really has a human foot – then what?

 
 

For chic geeks...

It’s THIS easy for someone to steal your ATM pin!
Check out the speed of this robo-cheetah!
New GIF keyboard on iOS for added fun!
Puppy goes crazy over iPad game

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

HOUSES FOR SALE IN Somerset West

Houses R 6 500 000

HOUSES FOR SALE IN Somerset West

Houses R 1 595 000

HOUSES FOR SALE IN Paarl

Houses R 1 970 000

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Pre-order your iPhone 6 at kalahari.com

Hurry and pre-order your own iPhone 6 now at SA’s favourite online store!

Bargain box – 60% off

Reduced prices, very limited stock. While stocks last. Hurry and shop now!

Mind blow low prices on electronics

Get either the Prestigio multiphone or Proline tablet 7” tablet for only R699. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off Barbie toys

Save 30% on all Barbie toys and accessories. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Baby extravanganza month at kalahari.com

Celebrate baby month with a wide range of awesome baby products. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

Don`t judge so quickly or expect too much, be more accepting and understanding and make space for fun and spontaneity. ...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.