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Apple iPod Touch 5G unboxing

Look what’s showed up at Stuff HQ. We remove Apple's new iPod from its minimalist packaging

Apple iPod Touch 5G – boxed

Apple’s iPod Touch 5G is so very long. Look at it sat in its case. It’s staring at us with that eye-like front facing camera in its centre. Shall we open it? We’ve opened an iPhone 5 for review already and that was a pleasure. Can the contents of this box-o-iPod (from £250) offer even more joy-per-buck?

Apple iPod Touch 5G – what you got there?

Like a little clear Tardis the case spills forth with gifts. Not only do you get the 4in iPod Touch, with instructions and wrist strap, but also the new Lightning cable and a pair of EarPods which, for £25, impressed us.

Apple iPod Touch 5G – rear of the year?

Flip over the iPod Touch and you’re met with a beautifully well-built single-piece aluminium chassis that makes this, not surprisingly, Apple’s thinnest, lightest iPod Touch yet. And depress that metal button in the corner for a pop-out point to hook on your included loop – essentially a colour-coded wrist strap for the clumsy photographers out there. And children.

Apple iPod Touch 5G – Retina Display

That 4in Retina Display (326ppi) is stunning, clear and colourful. Sat in the 6.1mm thin body it’s unreal to think there’s a super swift dual-core A5 processor – gyro, accelerometer and Nike+ sensors – 64GB memory, a 5MP/1080p iSight camera and a battery good for 40 hours of music. We’re impressed with this iPhone sidekick – and it’s further whet our appetites for that elusive iPad Mini.

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Esat has been a gadget fan ever since his tiny four-year-old brain was captivated by a sound-activated dancing sunflower. From there it was a natural progression to a Sega Mega Drive, a brief obsession with hedgehogs, and a love for all things tech. After 7 years as a writer and deputy editor for Stuff, Esat ventured out into the corporate world, spending three years as Editor of Microsoft's European News Centre. Now a freelance writer, his appetite for shiny gadgets has no bounds. Oh, and like all good human beings, he's very fond of cats.