Apple has sold 100 Million iPod Touch units since 2007 – releases new 16GB iPod Touch

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Apple announced today that it has sold more than 100 million iPod Touch units since 2007 when it was first introduced, up from 82 million in July 2012.

Apple also started selling new 16GB iPod touch model online. It’s 5th generation model went on sale last year with 32GB and 64Gb models. However, Apple has been selling the lower storage 4th generation models of iPod Touch in 16GB and 32GB variants. They have now discontinued the 4th gen iPods and released 16GB model of 5th generation model. It comes with 4-inch Retina display, dual-core A5 processor, and front-facing FaceTime HD camera in the same 6.1mm-thick case as the 5th generation model. This new 16GB model doesn’t come with rear-facing camera along with ‘loop’ lanyard hook.

Apple will start shipping the new 16GB iPod Touch for $229 within 24 hours. It will available in only one color variant – black and silver design. This may be an indication that Apple will soon be releasing 6th generation iPod later this year.

Click here if you are interested in purchasing this new model.