We are just a few hours away from Apple’s annual iPhone launch event but it looks there was at least one surprise planned that we hadn’t heard about before today. According to a new leak, Apple will also be breathing new life into its iPod lineup with a new iPod Touch.
Earlier this year, it looked like the iPod may disappear entirely as the Nano and Shuffle were both discontinued. The iPod Classic had also stopped being produced back in 2014. However, it seems that Apple will be keeping the iPod alive and well after all with a 7th generation iPod Touch.
This particular leak comes from the credit card company, Discover, and was unearthed by 9to5Mac this morning According to the report, Discover will be offering 5% cashback on purchases of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8+, the iPhone X Edition and the iPod touch (7th Generation), so there are a few interesting tidbits to unpack here. Not only is a new iPod on the cards, but it seems like Apple may skip over the iPhone 7S entirely and just jump straight to the iPhone 8. The iPhone X Edition will be the one to watch out for though, thanks to its bezel-less OLED display.
Apple’s official announcement will be taking place in just a few hours time. The stream will kick off at 6PM here in the UK.