Current iPod Touch is now 1,000 days old and no sign of a new model

The seventh generation iPod touch is 1000 days to date, with no apparent sign of a new model on the way.

In May 2019, Apple unveiled the seventh generation iPod touch. With 32 months since the launch of the seventh-generation ‌iPod touch‌, it’s now the oldest device in Apple’s lineup. Apple’s next oldest device still on sale is the AirPods Pro, which launched in October 2019 and is 847 days old today.

The ‌iPod touch‌ is Apple’s cheapest iOS device, starting at $199. With a 4-inch Retina display, it’s also the smallest iOS device and the only remaining iOS device with a 3.5mm headphone jack. The ‌iPod touch‌ is most popular as an entry-level device in the Apple ecosystem, especially for children, and is also a common choice in retail environments due to its price and functionality. form factor.

It’s worth noting that the seventh-generation ‌iPod touch‌ was a very minor update, featuring the iPhone 7’s A10 Fusion chip and a 256GB storage option for the first time. All other aspects of the device, including camera specs and color options, were the same as the older sixth-generation ‌iPod touch‌. In terms of major updates, the ‌iPod touch‌ was last redesigned almost 10 years ago in 2012 along with the ‌iPhone‌ 5. Since then, it has had two minor refreshes in 2015 and 2019.

Looking at the company’s longest-selling Apple devices, the seventh-generation ‌iPod touch‌ is still a far cry from the “trash” 2013 Mac Pro, which went 2,182 days without an update before the launch of the 2019 modular ‌Mac Pro‌.

The ‌iPod touch‌ is the only iPod product Apple still sells after the iPod nano and iPod shuffle were discontinued in July 2017. Despite the hopes of some iPod enthusiasts and excitement over the potential nostalgia to revive the classic iPod design with the click wheel, there have been no rumors of an eighth-generation ‌iPod touch‌, or any new iPod model, which means the future of the The entire iPod brand and product line is in question.