[u] Apple Online Store Goes Down Ahead of Imminent Launch of New iPods [DETAILS]

Update: Apple has released these new iPods.

At the beginning of this month new iPod colours were spotted within iTunes 12.2 by MacRumors, a sign a refresh was coming. Earlier this morning, Apple’s online store went down, a sign new products are coming. As seen in the image below, new colours include blue, gold and pink for various models:

Below is what Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac is hearing, and what we can expect from these new iPods:

  • Major camera upgrade from 5 megapixels to 8, matching the count on the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2.
  • New 64-bit chip for faster operation and better graphics for gaming. Will also help it plow through future iOS versions beyond iOS 9.
  • “M” chip from the iPhone for fitness, steps, and elevation tracking.
  • Pre-loaded with iOS 8.4 and Apple Music following the June 30th launch.
  • New 128GB model for $399, still starting at $199 for 16GB. There will also be a $299 model with 64GB of space.
Last week, iGen.fr reported these new iPods would be launching around July 14. Looks like their sources were again pretty close. Stay tuned for more…
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