In the US market, Apple has announced a price cut on the 64GB version of the newest iPod touch, at $299, and is now $100 cheaper; the 32GB version came down to $249 from $299; and the 16GB version, now with a rear-facing camera, costs $199 instead of $229.
In India also the company has brought down the price of the same product. Apple says the 16GB iPod touch which was initially priced at Rs 17,800 will be available in the country for Rs 16,900. Moreover, the company has also added a number of color options which consist of pink, yellow, blue, silver and space grey at the lower price point, according to an official statement by the company.
Apart from this model, Apple has also reduced the price of the 32GB and 64GB variants which was selling at the price of Rs 23,900 and Rs 29,900 respectively. These will soon be available for Rs 20,900 and Rs 24,900 respectively.
The company reportedly said, "iPod touch comes with iOS 7, offering more than 200 features including Camera app filters that let you easily add real-time photo effects. Additionally, the Photos app offers ways to automatically organize your photos based on time and location."
"With iCloud Photo Sharing, it's simple to share photos and videos with exactly the people you want to see them and your friends and family can comment and access their shared streams from any iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC at any time. This fall, iOS 8 will be supported on the entire iPod touch lineup."
As far as the specifications are concerned, the 16GB iPod touch features a 5-megapixel iSight rear camera with 1080p HD video recording. Other specs include: 4-inch Retina display, A5 chip and a FaceTime camera. All models are shipped with iOS 7, but can be upgraded to iOS 8.
The company has not mentioned anything regarding any sort of price cut or offers on iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.