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4G Doesn't include "Earphones with Remote and Mic?"

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Brradley, Sep 2, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    No mention that the new iPod touch includes those earphones, unlike the previous model.


    * Earphones
    * Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
    * Impedance: 32 ohms"

    So you have to buy them separately now? Ugh.
  2. macrumors member

    damn, the remote is a must with the touch. nice one apple. ..|..
  3. macrumors 68040


    The Lord gave, and the Lord hath taken away.
  4. macrumors regular

    The main reason these were included with the 3rd gen is for the microphone, as you could use voice control. Now that the touch has a mic built in, Apple probably figured they could get away with not including it since it isn't really needed. And they were right.
  5. macrumors member

    It's just another expense.

    But I won't be buying them from Apple, I'll probably get them from some Hong Kong ebayer.
  6. macrumors regular

    On the tech specs page it shows the earbuds and mike. Pretty sure they are included. I never use those pieces of crap anyways.
  7. macrumors member

    Not on any tech specs page I can see.
  8. macrumors 6502

  9. macrumors regular

    I snuck on FCC and hte manual says no mic/remote as far as i know...

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