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Update to iPod touch 6G or abandon due to iOS 8

Now that we know Apple is to hold an event on Thursday, October 16th (a bit out of character) the focus now turns to what we can expect. We have already discussed the prospect of the new iPad Air 2, along with new images being leaked, and the hope of a new Pro model, but what of the elusive iPod touch 6G? A new model is needed more than ever since the recent iOS 8 update.

One of the problems is that the processor in the touch 5G is of the A5 architecture, the same one that resides in the iPhone 4S, and we know both devices have slowed to a crawl since updating to iOS 8. We have seen reports on many forums, along with hearing from our readers that the 4S and current touch are having so many issues that they were forced to go back to iOS 7, although that no longer applies, as Apple has taken that ability away now.

Update to iPod touch 6G or abandon due to iOS 8

One reader suggested something that is a little over the top, although a few other Product-reviews have started to agree with him. His exact word were, “Apple will either have to update to Touch 6G or abandon it altogether. Which is a crying shame.”

If we do not see an iPod touch 6th generation next week, then do you think this is a sign Apple has pulled the plug on its personal media player? We know sales are not what they were, but consumers still like to have a separate music device, as to not drain the battery on their iPhone.

Let’s say for one moment that Apple unveils the iPod touch 6-gen, do you think it will based on the size of the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus?

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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liampaulmassey
liampaulmassey

If apple are so smart they could do us the favour of more hard work on iOS updates for the ipod touch 5g and put more hard work in and make it still able to update after the recent iOS 8.3 update

alex saavedra
alex saavedra

they will kill it for sure they release ipod touch ever year but if they do,they will realse it in 2015 becuase there high demand for iphone 6 plus

maaen
maaen

There has to be a new ipod touch or perhaps Apple will give it a new name and call it a baby ipad and make it a part of a more consistent product line up….If that is the case then a near enough to a six inch screen size would simply be amazing for a new baby in the apple family…..and it would make real sense to have a size like this which would sit well in a purse or a coat pocket much more easily and become a more reading friendly screen and also enable videos and films to… Read more »

alex saavedra
alex saavedra

they will kill the ipod touch line for sure next week there no sign of the ipod touch 6th we should have seen leaks already there no leaks

Delphiglo
Delphiglo

I’m nervous now! I expected them to release the 6th generation along side the iPhone; also not expecting the Apple Watch… Now that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus look kinda like the 5th generation’s design, what will the 6th generation look like? I have doubts they will release a new generation iPod, but they need to. An iPod is a great alternative to an iPhone, which I use to act like an iPhone, since they’re so expensive! Also, no other major blogs even mentions a new iPod, which makes me believe it might be true. They somehow knew an… Read more »

Evie
Evie

They should be able to continue with the Ipod Touch family if they discontinued the Ipod Classic. They still need to sell their originated music players. As every year is the same, this one would share the same look and design paralleled to the Iphone 6. Whether they’ll give us the option for display sizes, not sure. I’m confident they’ll give us the 128GB option too. But undeniably, we will certainly see a sixth generation.

Travis
Travis

An iPod touch plus please!!!!

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