Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

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Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Tale of two EarPods: the new iPod Touch ships with a mic-less, case-less version of Apple 's new in-ear headphones.

(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET )

Whenever Apple brings out a new iPod Touch the specs never quite measure up to the latest iPhone ‘s, though the Touch is a good deal lighter and thinner. In the case of the new 5th-generation iPod Touch, you get an A5 processor instead of an A6 and the camera isn’t as good as the iPhone 5’s camera (though it has improved quite a bit).

Alas, iPod Touch buyers should also note that while Apple has included its new EarPods, they’re are missing a small but important feature — the inline remote with integrated microphone found on the iPhone 5’s EarPods.

The same mic-less EarPods also ship with the new iPod Nano. And, oh, these step-down EarPods don’t come with a carrying case. In all other respects, including sound quality, the two EarPod versions are the same.

This isn’t a departure for Apple . Previously, it didn’t include a “headset” with earlier iPods, which shipped with standard Apple earbuds. And while it… [Read more]

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

Apple ships mic-less EarPods with new iPod Touch

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