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Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation)

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Product Highlights
  • 4th Generation
  • 3.5" Multi-Touch Retina Display
  • A4 Processor
  • Front and Rear Cameras with FaceTime
  • HD Video Recording and Editing
  • Game Center
  • WiFi & Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR Connectivity
  • Nike+iPod
  • Mac and PC Compatible
  • Stereo Earbuds

The 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation) from Apple now reaches its 4th generation, offering an incredible iPod, video camera, pocket computer, and portable game player all in a single sleek unit with exceptional battery life. The iPod touch offers the same powerful A4 processor as the iPhone 4, as well as the stunning Retina Display with a Multi-Touch interface, which allows you to use your fingers to control all aspects of the iPod.

The touch has front and rear cameras for taking photos and videos, as well as having live video chats over WiFi with FaceTime. The internal accelerometer and 3-axis gyroscope provide more motion gestures and terrific precision for an amazing gaming experience, which can be combined with the Game Center feature of iOS 6 to play against your friends. The touch also connects to the App Store and iTunes, offers multitasking, allows you to connect to the Internet, check email, and much more.

Sleek Design
At only 7.2mm thin, this is the thinnest iPod touch yet. The glass face and stainless steel back provide a clean look and excellent durability for a device that's equally at home in your hand or in your pocket
Retina Display
The iPod touch features the same stunning 3.5" Retina Display as the iPhone 4. It has 4 times the pixel count of the previous iPod touch - so many that the human eye can't distinguish individual pixels. This makes for ultra-sharp graphics, images, and text; perfect for games, photos, videos, and iBooks
Multi-Touch Control
The Multi-Touch display lets you easily access your content, change the aspect ratio, or control media playback with the touch of a finger. Scroll through screens slowly by dragging your finger or flick it across the screen to cover more ground. The touch makes it simple and easy to control your media. The touch features a pop-up QWERTY keyboard that lets you type emails or search for music and videos in the iTunes Store
A4 Processor
The iPod touch uses the same A4 processor that's found in the iPhone 4 and iPad. This chip is remarkably powerful yet power-efficient so it can perform complex functions like multitasking and video editing, while simultaneously maximizing battery life
Capacity
The 16GB of solid-state flash memory serves as a reliable home for your music, videos, photos, and apps
Front and Rear Cameras
Cameras are found on both the face and the rear of the iPod touch. The front camera records 640 x 480 VGA-quality photos and video at 30fps, while the rear camera records HD 720p video at 30fps, and captures still photos at 960 x 720 (0.7 megapixels). Both cameras can be used during FaceTime calls
FaceTime
Apple's FaceTime technology lets you video chat with your friends and loved ones in real-time over WiFi thanks to the integrated cameras. You can even switch back and forth between the 2 cameras during a chat so your chat partner can see you or what you're looking at 1
Video Editing
Basic video trimming can be performed on the iPod touch, while more complex movie editing can be performed using Apple's iMove app, available separately in the App store
Game Center
Apple's Game Center, first introduced in iOS 4, allows you to rank your game scores and compare achievements against your friends. You can also challenge your friends (or automatically chosen strangers) in multiplayer games
iOS 6
The iOS 6 software provides a wealth of advanced features, including iCloud, AirPlay, AirPrint, iMessage, Notification Center, and more
Volume Controls
Built-in volume controls allow you to make quick adjustments
Built-in Speaker
Enjoy casual listening with the integrated speaker
Stereo Earbuds
The included stereo earbuds provide high-quality audio so you can enjoy your music and movies to their fullest. The iPod touch also supports headphones that have an integrated microphone and remote control, allowing you to take voice notes or make voice recordings, as well as control music playback and adjust volume
Long-Lasting Battery with Fast Charge Time
The touch will provide autonomy for up to 40 hours of music or 7 hours of video playback. You can charge your iPod touch to 80% capacity in about 2 hours and to full capacity in only 4 hours
iTunes Store
The iTunes Store can be accessed via WiFi, allowing you to preview and download all of your favorite songs and videos. You can even buy or rent television shows and movies
App Store
Download thousands of applications and games that take full advantage of groundbreaking technology, including Multi-Touch, the accelerometer, gyroscope, real-time 3D graphics, and 3D positional sound. Apple's Genius technology will also give you recommendations for apps that you might enjoy
3-Axis Gyroscope
The 3-Axis gyroscope provides advanced motion sensing, full 3D attitude, and rotation awareness for an even more robust gaming experience
Accelerometer
The touch senses its orientation and switches automatically from portrait to landscape to aid in viewing an entire web page, a photo in its proper aspect ratio, or to access Cover Flow when listening to music
Ambient Light Sensor
The touch's ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the touch's brightness to suit your environment and to conserve battery power
Voice Control and Memos
The iPod can use its built-in mic or recognize an external mic to accept voice commands and take voice memos
Genius Playlists and Mixes
Apple's Genius Playlists and Genius Mixes allow you to hear a song that you like and instantly create a "smart" playlist or endless mix of similar songs with the touch of a button
Spotlight Search
The built-in Spotlight search function lets you browse your entire iPod for emails, songs, artists, and more
Shake to Shuffle
The fun Shake to Shuffle feature takes advantage of the touch's accelerometer to let you shuffle music playback just by shaking the iPod
Nike+iPod
The built-in Nike+iPod sensor let you track workout time, distance, and calories burned with syncing available at nikeplus.com
Photos
You can sync photos between your computer and iPod, or download photos via email. By connecting to WiFi, you can use the iPod touch to share photos in an email or upload them to a MobileMe gallery
Mail
The iPod touch can handle your email with the ability to view HTML, PDF, Word or Excel files
Maps
Let Google maps find your way with live traffic updates, satellite imagery, points of interest, and street names
Widgets
Some of the most commonly used widgets live on your customizable home screen including weather, notes, and stocks
Web Clips
Don't just make a bookmark of your favorite web page, save a web clip of it and store it on your own custom home page
Custom Home Screen
Save your favorite applications or web pages right on your own custom home screen. You can also use iTunes to set up your home screen layout and create folders in your computer
Safari Web Browser
It is easy and fun to surf the net on your iPod touch with Safari. Zoom in with the touch of your finger and bookmark your favorite sites
Cover Flow
Zoom through your album artwork with the swipe of your finger
YouTube
Access original content from YouTube by touching the YouTube icon on the home screen. Search for content or access favorites. The iPod touch brings YouTube to your pocket
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
Equipped with Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, the iPod touch can connect wirelessly to other devices and stream music to other Bluetooth-enabled speakers systems
Type Flash Memory
Capacity 16GB
Memory Card Slot None
Display 3.5" Multi-Touch LCD
960 x 640 Pixel Resolution
FM Tuner No
FM Recording No
Voice Recording Yes
Data Storage Yes
Photo Capture Yes
Photo Viewing Yes
Video Recording Yes
Video Playback Yes
Text Reader Yes
Formats Supported Audio: AAC (8-320kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes), HE-AAC, MP3 (8-320kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (Formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
Video: H.264, m4v, mp4, mov, M-JPEG
Photo: For Mac: JPG, JPEG, TIFF, PICT, GIF, PNG, JPG2000 or JP2, PSD, SGI, BMP
Photo: For Windows: JPG , JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIF, TIFF, PSD, SGI, PNG
Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) 1
Please Note:

Also Supports Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR

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Connections Dock Connector
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Headphone
Battery Built-in Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
Charger USB 2.0
System Requirements Operating System
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Mac OS X 10.5.8

Hardware
USB 2.0 Port

Software
iTunes 10
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.3 x 4.4 x 0.3" / 58.4 x 111.8 x 7.1 mm
Weight 3.56 oz / 101 g
Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation)
  • Apple Earphones
  • Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Apple16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation)
     
    4.8

    (based on 41 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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      (32)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (9)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Sleek/compact (29)
    • Reliable (24)
    • Easy to set up (23)
    • Simple controls (23)
    • Great sound (18)

    Cons

    • Short battery life (3)

    Best Uses

    • Anywhere (30)
    • Gym / working out (8)
    • Travel (8)
    • Commuting (7)
    • At work (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual listener (19), Avid listener (16)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (34), Business (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes (22), No (17)

    Reviewed by 41 customers

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    4.0

    Awesome

    By IC

    from Hanford

    Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

    Shipment was fast! Everything was new and exactly what it stated it was suppose to be!!! Happy girl :)

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    4.0

    We Love this Ipod Touch, 16gb!

    By Mike

    from NAS Rota Spain

    About Me Avid Listener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Sound
    • Reliable Performance
    • Sleek/Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Anywhere
      • At Work
      • Commuting
      • Gym / Working Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

      Wife wanted her old ipod replaced, but also needed a camera/video inside so she could have it for those moments you don't have a camera near. Well this dose it all, and I even look for the Gen-4 and not the Gen-5 since this one (gen-4 16gb) comes with a camera/video, and the gen-5 16gb they don't. She likes the internet abilities and all the helpful apps. Like all ipod touch they are small, but works fine.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      Great Product

      By BigSteve

      from Tecumseh, Mi

      About Me Casual Listener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lots of Storage
      • Reliable Performance
      • Sleek/Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Anywhere
        • Commuting
        • Gym / Working Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

        Great Product. Great company to order from.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Sums it UP!

        By Babs the drummer

        from Scio, Ohio

        About Me Casual Listener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Simple Controls
        • Sleek/Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting

          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

          I bought this for my husband, the product arrived and we began the process of downloading music, although it took a while, he figured it out and loves this iPod. The ease of use and the size of the icons are perfect even for his tree trunk fingers.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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          5.0

          This gift "touched" his heart.

          By kingupman

          from minneapolis,MN

          About Me Avid Listener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Reliable Performance
          • Simple Controls
          • Sleek/Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anywhere

            Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

            Portable and easy to use, connect with family and friends!

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            4.0

            As good as expected

            By Miguel

            from Brazil

            About Me Casual Listener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                  Easy to use.
                  Good size to fit in the pocket.
                  Face time working great.
                  Not easy set up, unless you go to an Apple Store.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  I pods

                  By CDX

                  from Atlanta

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                        Shipped quickly and was in perfect condition. Saved us almost $50 per iPod.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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                        5.0

                        Always great to purchase from B&H

                        By CK

                        from Los Angeles, CA

                        About Me Casual Listener

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                              Product is great. B&H is great.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

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                              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              16GB i pod touch 4th Generation

                              By None

                              from Michigan

                              Verified Buyer

                              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                              I have been watching this product for one year and jumped on ordering it when the price went to [$]. After having the product one week, the price dropped to [$]!!!! Ten dollars is ten dollars. However, the product works great and i would recommend it and also strongly suggest ordering from B&H.

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                              5.0

                              Just As Advertised

                              By Barb Linedancer

                              from Michigan

                              About Me Casual Listener

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Great Sound
                              • Reliable Performance

                              Cons

                              • Gps Locator Is Wrong

                              Best Uses

                              • Anywhere

                              Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                              First of all, B&H did an awesome job from beginning to end. The Customer Service rep was knowledgeable and delivery was quick.
                              I use my Music app the most as I linedance quite a bit, along with some informal linedance teaching.
                              Pros: It works great with my boombox or with any speaker system. I love that I can sync new apps or music purchases or whatever wirelessly.
                              Cons: I can't get the Weather, Map or Find iPhone apps to work as the locator doesn't recognize my correct location. And the Apple support techs are no help.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Who needs 5th Gneration?!

                              By Joe the Cowboy

                              from Dallas, TX

                              About Me Casual Listener

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Great Sound
                              • Lots of Storage
                              • Reliable Performance
                              • Simple Controls
                              • Sleek/Compact

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Anywhere

                                Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                I use the ipod for music, pictures, taking video, and facetime conversations. In every area I have no complaints whatsoever.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Work as an iPod...!

                                By Ben

                                from Montreal, Québec

                                About Me Casual Listener

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Great Sound
                                • Reliable Performance
                                • Simple Controls
                                • Sleek/Compact

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Anywhere
                                  • At Work
                                  • Commuting
                                  • Gym / Working Out
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                  No complaint at all! Great product. Not a lot I could say agaisnt... it's a product that earn it's mark!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  4.0

                                  iPod touch 16g

                                  By Chezzewize

                                  from Santa Barbara ca

                                  About Me Casual Listener

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Great Sound
                                  • Reliable Performance
                                  • Sleek/Compact

                                  Cons

                                  • Battery 5 Hour Use
                                  • Safari

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Anywhere
                                  • At Work

                                  Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                  The iPod is great I mean it works a well as it can with the A4 processor. This is only the 4th generation so if you want to basically have a computer you should get the one above this one or the Samsung that actually has a computer processor. All in all I use it for checking my email and web work at school cuz I did not want to carry my computer around with me and the I pad was too big so I settled for the thing that was smaller with the same specs. It works well on the Internet. Safari tries but another Internet browser is recommended just can't tell you so there since there are so may of them. I can make this post really long but case and point if you want something small just for some basic to a bit more then basic this is good for you. If you are going to go all out on a tablet you should maybe look into something other then apple that is faster and more powerful. Just my opinion don't take it to heart

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  B&H offers best pricing

                                  By Giddyap

                                  from San Diego, CA

                                  About Me Avid Listener

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                  • Great Sound
                                  • Long Battery Life
                                  • Lots of Storage
                                  • Reliable Performance
                                  • Simple Controls
                                  • Sleek/Compact

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Anywhere

                                    Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                    General use. How can you go wrong with an apple product?

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Personal
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    No need to say,it is a great mp3 unit

                                    By Tiger bunny

                                    from Galloway NJ

                                    About Me Avid Listener

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Set Up
                                    • Great Sound
                                    • Long Battery Life
                                    • Lots of Storage
                                    • Reliable Performance
                                    • Simple Controls
                                    • Sleek/Compact

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Anywhere

                                      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                      Great unit

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Excellent basic touch screen device

                                      By The_Wang

                                      from Davis, CA

                                      About Me Casual Listener

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Reliable Performance
                                      • Simple Controls
                                      • Sleek/Compact

                                      Cons

                                      • Short Battery Life

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Anywhere

                                      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                      I bought this for my 8-year old son, as his first touch screen device. It is very responsive and has almost all the features of an iPhone, without the downside of a 2-year contract. The 4th generation iPod Touch is now pretty affordable. Highly recommend it.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • Yes

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                                      5.0

                                      Is thin slick and it works!!!

                                      By blueasjay

                                      from San Francisco

                                      About Me Avid Listener

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Sleek/Compact

                                      Cons

                                      • Short Battery Life

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Anywhere

                                      Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                      For music and games

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      She loved it!

                                      By Big Daddy

                                      from Pittstown, NJ

                                      About Me Avid Listener

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Long Battery Life
                                      • Lots of Storage
                                      • Simple Controls

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Anywhere

                                        Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                        My daughter just loved her birthday gift! Works like a charm and she is having fun listening to her favorate music...

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Personal
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes

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                                        5.0

                                        Excellent

                                        By Ashley

                                        from Pittsburgh, PA

                                        About Me Avid Listener

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Great Sound
                                        • Long Battery Life
                                        • Lots of Storage
                                        • Reliable Performance
                                        • Simple Controls
                                        • Sleek/Compact

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Anywhere

                                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                          Easy setup and use right out of the box. Returned iPod NANO for this one. Glad I did.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          5.0

                                          I Got The Music In Me (and so much more)

                                          By Grandma Teri Lynne

                                          from Tobyhanna, PA

                                          About Me Avid Listener

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                          • Great Sound
                                          • Long Battery Life
                                          • Lots of Storage
                                          • Reliable Performance
                                          • Simple Controls
                                          • Sleek/Compact

                                          Cons

                                          • Ear buds

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Anywhere
                                          • Gym / Working Out
                                          • Walking

                                          Comments about Apple 16GB iPod touch (Black) (4th Generation):

                                          I use my Ipod all the time. I love being able to go for walks and have great sounding music to listen to. I also play games, keep in touch with friends on Facebook, find out the weather and so many other things. The storage space is amazing. The only thing I might improve on is the ear buds. They fall out of my ears when I go for walks.

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          Cases

                                          Protect your iPod from impacts and scratches.

                                          Sakar -  Hello Kitty Bling iPod Touch 4 Case (Pink Stripe)
                                          • You Pay: $9.99
                                           

                                          Screen Protection

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                                          Help keep your screen looking new with a screen protector.

                                          Scosche -  satinSHIELD t4 - 2 Anti-glare Screen Protectors for iPod touch (Gen 4, Pack of Two)
                                          • Price: $12.99
                                           

                                          Batteries & Power

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                                          Charge your iPod anywhere with these wall chargers, car chargers and battery packs.

                                          Apple -  5W USB Power Adapter
                                          • You Pay: $17.49
                                           
                                          Xuma -  USB Car Charger
                                          • You Pay: $9.95
                                           
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