What are you looking forward to in the next generation iPod Touch?

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Delighted, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. Delighted macrumors 6502

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    I'm a simple guy and don't really ask for much so I think I will be incredibly happy if it just has a slightly bigger screen.
     
  2. thewitt macrumors 68020

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  3. Vanc-apple macrumors newbie

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    Better camera - 3-5 MP
    Video Recording - 1080p instead of 720p
    Get rid of 8gb capacity - replace with 16gb
    Faster processor - A5 or A5X chip
    3G (or even 4G) capabilities - but this is very unlikely

    Also, you should be able to text people who don't have iPhones or iPads, through the iMessage app.
     
  4. jackhdev macrumors 6502

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    I'd like to see it be even thinner, a camera upgrade, and though very unlikely, 3G/4G support.
     
  5. Feed Me macrumors 6502a

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    I'm thinking better camera - probably the same setup as in the iPad 3, and the A5 processor. That's it.


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  6. Vanc-apple macrumors newbie

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    Nevermind, I just realized that it wouldn't be possible;)
     
  7. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    I think it's more likely we'll see a smaller iPad and the touch would be discontinued.
     
  8. Bchagey macrumors 6502

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    Wirelessly posted

    Simple guy or not, your going to need a better processor to have keep up with the apps that are being created these days
     
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  10. Bear macrumors G3

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    You mean you want an iPhone?

    This and the Retina Display from the iPhone.

    Match the camera in the iPhone 4s.

    Pretty much what I want is a new iPod Touch (WiFi) that otherwise matches the iPhone 4s at least for screen and processor and such.
     
  11. jackhdev macrumors 6502

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    An iPhone requires a contract and you have to pay for calling and texting. These are 3 huge reasons that people get an iPod Touch or iPad over an iPhone.
     
  12. sracer macrumors 603

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    With a little patience one can buy a new iPhone 4 (bad ESN) from a reputable seller on eBay for approximately the same price as a new iPod Touch. Such an iPhone can do everything that an iPod Touch can, only better.
     
  13. Paradoxally macrumors 65816

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    Um...the iPod touch 4G HAS a Retina Display, it's just not IPS, but who cares? It's not like you look at your iPod sideways anyways.
     
  14. MythicFrost macrumors 68040

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    I want:

    • 4.6 inch 1440x960 IPS display
    • Quad-core Cortex A15, a single PowerVR SGX600 series GPU
    • 1GB LPDDR2 RAM, 32GB/64GB/128GB
    • Thicker, better cameras and better battery life

    Yeaaah come on Apple! *Fist Pump*
     
  15. LeighAnna Jones macrumors 6502

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    With 3G/4G support it would be better just to buy an iPhone because you would have to pay your carrier for 3G service, since that's Apple's way of doing things. It would be like paying for a smartphone without having a phone feature on it, so it's really unlikely Apple will do that.

    As for me, if there does end up being a new generation iPod, since there wasn't one last year I'm wondering if they've ended the cycle, I would definitely LOVE having a camera similar to the iPhone quality just because in all honest goodness the one on the 4th gen is utter CRAPOLA.

    I wouldn't mind an FM/AM radio option, either. That would definitely be welcomed.

    And for God's sake, don't make it any thinner! Make it thicker, please!
    (And a glass back would be another feature I would love)
     
  16. Bear macrumors G3

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    They said they wanted 3G/4G that requires having data service to use. Which at that point they may as well have an iPhone.

    I have an iPod Touch precisely because I see no reason to pay for data services when there is free WiFi everywhere I tend to be.
     
  17. fabian9 macrumors 65816

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    Never in a million years. Why would they replace an ultraportable device which fits into a pocket with a clunky "smaller" iPad? It's two entirely different products with entirely different requirements...
     
  18. baypharm macrumors 65816

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    I'm looking for:

    1). at least 10-12 mp rear camera
    2). Full 1080 video
    3). at least 10-12 mp front camera
    4). at least 128gb storage or SD card slot
    5). slightly larger screen
     
  19. Bear macrumors G3

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    Exactly this.

    I'm nut sure I would want a glass back, but a little thicker for more battery would be good.

    I could see the iPod Touch camera matching the iPhone cameras. I can't see the front camera having high resolution. It's not needed and would be a waste.

    If you're using it as your primary camera, I could see 128GB. And for people who like to keep more of their music and videos with them.
     
  20. baypharm macrumors 65816

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    The main reason I would like a high resolution front camera is for HD video calls. Both Facetime and Skype have the capability.
     

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