FAQ: 2nd Generation iPod touch Kiks52 Please Register or Log in to view images When was the second-generation iPod touch announced? The second generation iPod touch was announced during the "Let's Rock" event held on September 9th, 2008. The event took place in San Francisco, California. Steve Jobs previewed the new iPod touch at the event. Where can I purchase a 2nd-generation iPod touch? The 2nd-generation iPod touch is available for purchase through the Apple Online Store or Amazon.com as well as your local Apple Retail Store. Alternatively, stores such as Best Buy/Future Shop/Circuit City will carry the 2nd-generation iPod touch beginning on Friday, September 19th, 2008. (There is a 30-day refund policy when purchasing online, although there is a 10% restocking fee.) What's the difference between iPod touch V2 and iPod touch 2nd-Gen? Some referred to the original iPod touch including the January App Pack as the "V2" iPod touch, although it is simply the iPod touch with the five applications included. On the other hand, the 2nd-Gen iPod touch is a brand new device, rather than software. Does the 2nd-gen iPod touch include a camera? No. Will Apple do a trade-in on the 1st-gen iPod touch? No, although certain retailers such as Circuit City offer a trade-in value depending on the quality of the 1st-gen iPod touch you are trading in. What is the warranty policy on the 2nd-gen iPod touch? 1 year through Apple. Extended AppleCare warranty is available. Which firmware version is preloaded on the 2nd-gen iPod touch? Firmware 2.1.1. Is the 2nd-gen iPod touch jailbroken? No. Will 1st-gen iPod touch cases work with the 2nd-gen iPod touch? No. Requirements Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4.11+ Windows Vista Windows XP SP2/SP3 iTunes 8+ USB 1.0+ Port (although USB 2.0 is recommended) New Features Curved polished stainless steel back; similar to the iPhone Aluminum border; similar to the iPhone Improved battery life Internal speaker External volume control Antenna cover is circular Bluetooth chip Nike + iPod support* Genius playlists Earphones with Remote and Microphone Environmentally friendly packaging Available Models 8GB 16GB 32GB Pricing 8GB: $229 US/$259 CAD 16GB: $299 US/$329 CAD 32GB: $399 US/$429 CAD What's in the Box Please Register or Log in to view images iPod touch iPod earphones (standard set) Sync cable Dock adapter Quick Start guide Polishing cloth 2 Apple Stickers Colors Black Other Information The iPod touch includes standard iPod earphones in box; not the microphone/remote capable earphones. 3.2mm wide dock connector. 3.5mm headphone jack. Free engraving on the iPod touch's stainless steel back if ordered online. Free shipping on iPod touch in United States and Canada. *Not a brand new feature.