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Much of the fuss in the mobile world at the moment seems to be about the upcoming Apple iPhone 5 but of course many people are also waiting for news on the new iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle. We’ve reported on many leaks and rumors regarding the next iPhone but speculation about refreshed iPod’s has been much more scant. However we hear today that the new iPod lines look likely to arrive at the same time as the 2012 iPhone is unveiled in a big event on September 12.
Although there have been rumors of an iPad mini being revealed alongside the iPhone 5, an article on 9to5Mac tells how the new iPods will be shown off, with the iPad mini more likely to be unveiled at another event in October. The site has also received new information on the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle lines and the situation with the iPod touch in particular sounds pretty intriguing. It seems as though the new entry-level iPod touch could retain the current form factor with some tweaks, with possibilities including a new dock smaller connector, increased storage or pre-installed iOS 6. However as well as the refreshed entry-level iPod touch there could be two more expensive models with a new design and possibly priced at $299 and $399.