After the presentation of iTunes 9 were on the Apple event in San Francisco's new in the iPod family of products presented. Because of the many rumors prior to the event, it helps no major surprises.
As expected, presents a new iPod nano with a camera. This has, however, surprisingly, a video camera that takes video at 640 x 480 pixels in H.264. Of alienation are 15 effects are available, clips can be uploaded directly to sites like YouTube or Facebook or sent by e-mail. For the clientele there are also an unlocked blackberry phones for sale usable at any place in the world.
Apple does so against the USA in the very successful "flip" video cameras that will soon come to the German market.
Which offers a 2.2 "larger display of the new iPod nano a resolution of 240 x 376 pixels. Also new is the built-in microphone, which allows the player to use for voice recording, FM radio and the step counter. One battery charge is for 24 hours of music playback or 5 hours of video playback enough. With 8 GB of memory costs 139 euros, the new iPod nano, 16GB 169 euros. preorder Amazon now offer the possibility of the new models.
The iPod touch gets though no camera is, but now thanks to OpenGL ES 2.0 will be much faster. In addition, prices were lowered, the 8 GB version now costs 189 euros, the 32 GB version 279 euros. The new 64GB flagship is available for 379 €.
The iPod classic is not contrary to the rumors taken out of the program. Instead, there is a revised version with a 160 GB storage capacity increased and decreased to 11 mm case thickness. The price of 229 € remains the same, to choose between the colors and silver.
IPod shuffle now comes in blue, green, pink, silver and black. With 2 GB of storage capacity, the price is 55 €, with 4 GB is 75 €. There is also a special edition with a housing made of polished stainless steel, the price here is € 20 higher than in otherwise identical equipped 4-GB model.
Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller also announced some numbers. According to him, Apple has sold over 220 million iPods and a market share of more than 70 percent backed up.