Apple is developing the iPod touch, the seventh generation, which will offer customers a new set of sensors and support “smart” watches Apple Watch. The company registered the trademark application, thanks to which became known some details about their design.
In the certificate on the new iPod touch lists the classes 10 and 44, which concern the medical and health hardware. Apparently, the iPod touch 7G will be a number of new sensors related to Health. The class 11 and 12 indicates the active interaction of the gadget with the app “Home” in the iOS operating system 10 and a car platform CarPlay.
Certification under 14 class means that next-gen iPod touch will support the connection of the Apple Watch. At the moment iPhone is the only device with which you can create a “smart” watch Apple.Class 36 financial activity that refers to Apple Pay. Thus, the player needs to receive the NFC module and fingerprint scanner Touch ID, necessary for the operation of the payment service Apple.
In recent years, the iPod sales are falling steadily in 2014, when Apple has published separate statistics on the players, the quarterly sales of such devices was “only” 2.6 million copies. With market players replacing the iPhone less convenient for listening to music. The latest version of iPod touch is based on the Apple A8 processor with 1 GB RAM and is offered in six colors.
There is a possibility that iPod touch 7G will be presented together with the flagship smartphone the iPhone 7. Official comments from Apple on this, as it is not expected.