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The first benchmarks of the new iPod touch: the A8 processor with a frequency of 1.1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Bluetooth 4.1

The fifth generation iPod touch has existed on the market for almost three years, and today Apple introduced its successor. iPod touch 6G instead of the older A5 processor got a 64-bit A8 chip that is used along with the M8 motion coprocessor. Published Techcrunch benchmarks allow to evaluate the performance of the new media player from Apple.

As journalists found out, the processor of the new iPod touch runs at a lower frequency than the iPhone 6. If the smartphone’s A8 chip can boast a frequency of 1.4 GHz, the player is only 1.1 GHz. As a result, the device shows in the benchmark slightly less – 1379 and 2440 points in single-core and multi-core modes, respectively. A reduction in the frequency of the processor associated with the need to improve the autonomy of the player – despite the more powerful “stuffing” the iPod has kept the battery is still capacity 1030 mAh.

Testing showed that the iPod touch 6G is used 1 GB RAM, Wi-Fi module with tripled performance and Bluetooth 4.1 – for the first time in Apple products. In the past the majority of innovations refers to the protection from interference. The so-called adaptive Bluetooth 4.1 automatically searches for a clearer channel in the case of unstable reception. If for Bluetooth 4.0 LTE interference in 75% of cases, with Bluetooth 4.1, this figure falls to 25%.

The new iPod touch with 4-inch Retina display with the iPhone 6 are similar not only processor: the device is equipped with 8 megapixel iSight camera. In addition, the player has an improved HD FaceTime camera for selfies, there are also features video stabilization, slow motion and continuous shooting.

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The new iPod touch is available in Russia at a price of 15 000 rubles per model memory 16 GB, 18 500 rubles — for the 32 GB, 22 000 — for the version with 64 GB. In the online store Apple Online Store, also will be available for the iPod touch with 128 GB for 29 000.

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