Apple iPod touch seems to have been a forgotten device, but Apple spring 2015 Conference approaching, new rumors about this product suddenly appears.
According to foreign media reports, other than Apple Watch, Apple will be there at the press conference to launch the new generation of iPod touch (hereinafter referred to as iPod touch 6). Reports that Apple was originally planned in the fall of 2014 launch of iPod touch 6, but for some reason had to be postponed to the year 2015. michael kor
Under the attack of the iPhone and iPad, and why Apple did not cancel the iPod product line, and has continued to release new products? What about this, what is the impact of the industry?
Location of iPod Touch
Although the iPhone is known, but in fact Apple round moving storms are iPod-based.
Before the iPod, Apple G3, G4, and a series of extremely beautiful appearance, performance is also good computers, but Apple is still marginalized small computer company.
IPod has led the mobile revolution, MP3, PMP, is a natural transition to smart phones, MP3 downloads from the APP market is a natural transition. Although Raymond is the iPhone, but the true pioneer is the iPod.
After the iPhone launched, iPod's status has been challenged, iPod Touch comes into being. From the hardware point of view, iPhone iPod Touch cheap version to remove communication function. In addition to the traditional iPod music features, iPod Touch can also run iOS APP, in the case of WiFi, iPod experience is not much different from iPhone. And in terms of price, iPod Touch is much more friendly.
In addition to price differentiate, Apple was also interested in iPhone and iPod Touch hardware made a distinction between, behind iPhone iPod Touch hardware generation or even two generations, when the iPhone using A7 when iPod is still using A5 processor, which helps Digest inventory of Apple hardware.
IPod Touch 6 was intended
At present, Apple's product line from the 4-inch iPod Touch, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and 9.7-inch iPad Air2. Each size range.
Current rumors are iPod 4.7-inch and 5.5 inch in two dimensions, entirely consistent with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus. Michael Kors iPhone 5
We assume iPod Touch 6 A6 is the processor, so that digestive iPhone 5 Apple and iPhone 5C inventory, and probably with fingerprint recognition, so that Apple Pay to use.
In terms of price, iPhone and iPod Touch keep 6 iPhone 5C even at a distance, perhaps as long as 2000 or more than 1000 Yuan can.
IPod Touch 6 can be seen as a mini version of the iPad mini, basic screen for Web browsing needs, low prices, supports Apple Pay, developing a new market. Way to help Apple with a little stock. Serve several purposes.
Impact on the industry
IPod Touch sales shrinking, but from the perspective of Apple's earnings, as other production statistics still a quarter had sales of $ 2.6 billion. It changes the industry still has a lot of influence.
Size 4 inch evolved to 4.7 and 5.5 inch, meaning that Apple needs more high-quality LCD Panel, competition for high-quality LCD Panel will be further intensified.
In addition, if the iPod Touch 6 if we support fingerprinting, increases the consumption of sapphire glass, and Apple released Apple Watch sapphire glass consumption over the same period, the superposition of sapphire glass industry is a plus.
Apple now is like an elephant, it's a gentle action will cause a chain reaction. Apple Watch 18K Gold version, and some analysts think it will cause changes in world gold prices. The iPod Touch 6 what changes will bring, we'll see.
But Apple Watch after a few days I feel, watch the benefits outweigh the disadvantages. Interaction on the watch is not only faster and less bother than phone to social, Apple Watch has another hidden benefit: it than phones are less likely to indulge in. In such a small screen, you can't do anything, so I don't have that feeling of being sucked and they get lost in electronic equipment. To me, that's the biggest difference between Apple Watch and mobile phone. Until now, Apple Watch is pure business, aim is purely to improve productivity. For some users, this point may be worth hundreds of dollars in price.
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