Rumor: Next Generation iPod Touch Will Available With 3G Data Connectivity This Fall

News | Wednesday July 6 2011 10:36 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

claims that according to their sources, the
this fall.
Wi-Fi + 3G model to connect to the internet.
It will work just like the iPad; you get a 3G enabled simcard from your provider and put that in you iPod Touch. Apple ’s choice of bringing 3G to the iPod Touch isn’t all that weird, if it’s true of course. Question remains how the providers will react to this, since the use of for example Skype will skyrocket.
Finally, this notion of a 3G iPod touch jives with our own Seth Weintraub’s school of thought calling for a cheap iPhone by adding “the GPS/3G baseband chips and some phone wiring and a solid 3 megapixel camera and you are 99 percent of the way to an iPhone lite”. So in a nutshell, the next iPod touch – and this is pure speculation based on a very questionable blog report – could get 3G data-only connectivity while Apple could add phone parts to the device and boom – there’s your inexpensive iPhone for the masses.
does not have a track record with Apple related rumors, so please take this with a pinch of salt.
But the possibility of iPod Touch 5G with 3G connectivity sounds quite interesting. What do you think? Please share your views in the comments section below.

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