Apple September event round-up: iPhone 5, iPods and more

Apple took to the stage at the Yerba Buena Center and introduced a handful of new products including the new iPhone, iPod and more. Here is a full rundown of the goodies coming soon to Apple retail shelves:

iPhone 5 : the iPhone is a step from the iPhone 4S. It features a 4-inch display, LTE connectivity, a new 8-megapixel, backside illuminated camera, Bluetooth 4.0 and more. It also has the new, smaller dock connector and bottom-speaker design. It’ll go on sale September 21 with a starting price of $199.

iOS 6 : Apple will ship iOS 6 on September 19th. It will include Passbook, a new Maps app, Siri enhancements and more. It’ll be pre-installed on the iPhone 5 and is compatible with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4/4s and the iPad 2/3.

iTunes 11 : Apple revamped its iTunes app with support for iCloud, a mini player and new edge-to-edge design. It’ll be available to download in October.

iPod nano : The iPod nano was completely “renanoed,” according to Apple. The player now has a 2.5-inch, multi-touchscreen display, and Bluetooth 4.0. It’s super-thin and rectangular-shaped now.

iPod touch : The iPod touch got a major overhaul that has brought it closer to the iPhone 5. The new iPod touch will have a 4-inch retina display, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, wifi-triangulation Maps, front-facing FaceTime camera with 72P HD video and built-in Nike + support. On the back is a 5-megapixel iSight camera and a button for he iPod touch loop.  Just like the iPhone, it has a Lightning connector an bottom-facing speakers.

Apple earPods : the latest and greatest ear buds that’ll ship with the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and iPod nano.

Do you have plans to buy one or more of these above devices? Join in and let us know in the comments what you think of Apple’s latest lineup of portable hardware and its accompanying software.

[Via Apple]

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