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Apple Adjusts iPod Touch Prices and Storage: 32GB For $199, 128GB For $299

Apple today tweaked its iPod touch storage and pricing configurations after discontinuing the iPod nano and iPod shuffle.


Apple's new iPod touch lineup is priced as following in the United States:

• 32GB: $199
• 128GB: $299
• 16GB and 64GB discontinued

Apple's previous iPod touch lineup was priced as following:

• 16GB: $199
• 32GB: $249
• 64GB: $299
• 128GB: $399

The new configurations are currently in stock on Apple's online store in the same colors as previously: Silver, Gold, Space Gray, Pink, Blue, and Red.

Apple last updated the iPod touch in July 2015 with an Apple A8 chip and 8-megapixel rear-facing iSight camera.

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18 months ago

how are the sales on these? can't see how people still buy them? i may be in the minority.


Not everyone can afford to pay dozens of dollars every month on some phone plan
Rating: 25 Votes
18 months ago

honestly, I'm not sure why they even make these anymore....


Least expensive way to get into the iOS ecosystem. Kids and developer testing I hear about quite often.
Rating: 21 Votes
18 months ago
This is great, I hope we see a 7th generation in the future.
Rating: 19 Votes
18 months ago
Given this iPod really has more in common with the iPhone and iPad than it does with any other iPod that has ever existed, I think they should rename it to:

iPad Nano

It runs iOS but doesn't have cellular, and does way more than just music, just like all base-model iPads.
Rating: 17 Votes
18 months ago
I wish they'd drop "Touch" from the name. There is only one iPod now.
Rating: 14 Votes
18 months ago

Not everyone can afford to pay dozens of dollars every month on some phone plan


Not everyone wants to pay lots of money on a plan every month. I have a prepaid phone that cost me $100 for 1000 minutes (last a long time) and I use wifi to connect my Touch.
Rating: 13 Votes
18 months ago
I work with kids and many of them are too young for a phone but have an iPod touch. A few of them actually have apps that allow them to call people. Also, my wife wants one to keep at her office as a dedicated music player instead of her phone.

With the reduced price I might pick one up for my office too so I'm not killing my battery.
Rating: 13 Votes
18 months ago

I don't understand why they would cancel the nano and shuffle but keep the touch? I see more use out of super small music player than an ipod touch when everyone owns a smartphone that can do everything a touch can and has always has internet connectivity. I guess maybe for kids? Or maybe just lowering the price to sell remaining stock off before discontinuing.

An iPod touch can be used for developing and testing iOS apps.

also, kids.
Rating: 12 Votes
18 months ago
LOL at the millenials with no kids chiming in and not being able to figure out what the market is. The market is kids under 12 or 13. It is an easy, cheap way to introduce the kids to iTunes, Apple Music and iOS.
Rating: 12 Votes
18 months ago

The iPad Mini makes more sense as a gaming device for kids and an entry level iOS device. Pare it down to its basic functions and sell it at $199.


The mini doesn't fit in a kid's pocket.
Rating: 9 Votes

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