Teardown of 16GB iPod touch 5G [Photos]

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As we know the Cupertino company has launched 16GB iPod touch 5G yesterday. Now it is available for purchase. The company has started selling it. Now you can see what’s inside the new iPod touch. iFixit has performed the teardown of 16GB iPod touch 5G. They have made a comparison between the internal parts of the new iPod touch and the existing iPod touch. It has revealed that new device is slightly different from the existing iPod touch. You can see the pictures posted below.

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From the above pictures you can see the internal parts of the 16GB iPod touch 5G. It reveals that the Cupertino company has changed the position of the microphone in the new device. It is available at the top of the new iPod touch. If you are using the 64GB iPod touch 5G, then you can find it near the camera. The internal part clearly shows that there is no camera in the new device. You can see a void in place of camera. There is a very small difference between the logic board of the new iPod touch and the logic board of the existing iPod touch. There is no camera connector in the logic board of the new iPod touch. The teardown reveals that the Cupertino company has used Apple A5 dual-core processor, 512MB of DDR2 RAM, Toshiba THGBX2G7B2JLA01 128 Gb (16 GB) NAND flash, Broadcom BCM5976 touchscreen controller and Murata 339S0171 Wi-Fi module in the new iPod touch 5G.

The picture indicates that the Cupertino company has not changed the layout of components in the new iPod touch, but they have made some changes in ribbon cable routing. If you don’t want to spend huge amounts of money to purchase an iPod touch, then you can choose 16GB iPod touch 5G. You have to pay only $229 to buy it from Apple online store.

Rudra

Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

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