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Rumor: Apple planning a seventh gen iPod touch, USB-C for all 2019 iPhones

Japanese website Mac Otakara — as noted by AppleInsider — reports that Apple is planning a seventh generation iPod touch and will likely replace the Lightning port on all 2019 iPhones with USB-C.

Chances the rumors are true, according to the Sellers Research Group (that’s me): 100%. The last time the iPod touch, the last remaining member of the iPod family, was updated was in July 2015. You can currently buy the 32GB version for $199 and the 128GB model for $299, so it remains the less expensive way to access Apple Services such as iTunes, Apple Music, etc. — and the tech giant is betting big on Services revenue.

As for USB-C on all iPhones, it only makes sense. Apple made the move with the 2018 iPad Pros, so moving all its iOS devices to the tech seems like a logical move.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.