Apple begins shipping new iPods for mid-October delivery

Apple begins shipping new iPods for mid-October delivery. Has yours shipped yet?

Introduced at the iPhone 5 event last month but not scheduled for released until October, Apple has just begun sending out shipping notifications for new iPod touch and iPod nano orders. Many of our readers, and yours truly, received texts and emails this morning with the details. Mine are set to arrive in here in Canada in just under a week, on Oct. 15.

The new iPod touch has the same amazing 4-inch, 16:9 in-cell display as the iPhone 5, along with an even thinner design and a new Loop wrist strap I'm really going to have try before extolling or condemning. The new iPod nano drops the previous, watch-friendly shape for a Nokia-style rectangle with a power button and rounded Home screen icons.

If you received your new iPod touch or iPod nano shipping notification, let us know when it's scheduled to arrive, or jump into out iPod touch 5 Forum and track along with us.

Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, The TV Show, Vector, ZEN & TECH, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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There are 8 comments. Add yours.

USAFRetired says:

Same here. Finished with the ipod stuff.

dloveprod says:

If they started at 199, they'd be so much more tempting.

Dev from tipb says:

Off on a slight tangent, as I was reading this article, I received the notice my ordered-Sep-14th lightning connector shipped, so there is hope for the world on that front.

Hammer says:

Mine has not shipped yet!!!

Mike_Jerfferson says:

Greenp0ison released a new Jailbreak for iOS 6! It is tethered and works. Some blogs already confirmed it! www.greenp0isonv2.blogspot.com

Mayson Lancaster says:

Mine just shipped (got the notice last night), via FedEx from Kunshan headed for US west coast, due October 15.

FlopTech says:

Bought a lightning connector at the local Apple Store last weekend. With the EasyPay checkout feature of the Apple Store app. Amazing.