New iPod Touch Has FaceTime (With Video)

In the recent Apple event, one of the major announcements were of the new iPod Touch, that has 2 cameras now…providing the FaceTime Features to iPod owners (Video Below). new ipod touch facetime image
The new iPod Touch is basically a thinner and lighter version of the iPhone 4 but without the cellphone capabilities. Just like the iPhone HD, it features the new FaceTime (thanks to front camera), clear Retina display, HD Video recording and much more. As expected, it also consists of the Apple A4 chip for more power and Gyro + Accelerometer for a smoother ride.

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Tech Specs of new iPod Touch*:

Size and weight

Height:
4.4 inches (111.0 mm)
Width:
2.3 inches (58.9 mm)
Depth:
0.28 inch (7.2 mm)
Weight:
3.56 ounces (101 grams)

Capacity

* 8GB, 32GB or 64GB flash drive

Wireless3

* 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz only)
* Bluetooth® 2.1 + EDR
* Maps-location based service
* Nike + iPod support built in

Display

* 3.5-inch (diagonal) widescreen
Multi-Touch display
* 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 pixels per inch

Audio

* Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
* Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
* User-configurable maximum volume limit

TV and video

* H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
* MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
* Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
* Support for 1024 by 768 pixels with Dock Connector to VGA Adapter; 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable (cables sold separately)

Cameras, photos, and video

* Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still photos (960 x 720) with back camera
* VGA-quality photos and video up to 30 frames per second with the front camera
* Tap to control exposure for video or stills
* Photo and video geo tagging over Wi-Fi

Input and output

* 30-pin dock connector
* 3.5-mm stereo headphone minijack
* Built-in speaker
* Microphone

Sensors

* Three-axis gyro
* Accelerometer
* Ambient light sensor

Battery and power

* Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
* Playback time
o Music playback time: Up to 40 hours when fully charged
o Video playback time: Up to 7 hours when fully charged
* Charging times: Fast charge in about 2 hours (80% capacity), full charge in about 4 hours.

*Full Specs at Apple

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You can see Engadget’s Hands on Video right below, presenting the fabulous new iPod Touch.

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