New iPod Touch 5th Gen Gets Teardown From iFixit

New iPod Touch 5th Gen Gets Teardown From iFixit
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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has quietly released an updated version of the iPod Touch 5th generation 16GB (2014 model). The new updated model comes with a camera, more color options and a lower price tag. This new 5th generation iPod Touch now starts at just $199, down from the $229 price. In the past, the 16GB model didn’t have an iSight camera, and it came only in two color choices: space gray and silver.

iFixit teardown of iPod Touch 16GB 2014 model

As always, the good folks at iFixit have managed to get their hands on this new updated 16GB model, and boy, look what they found. They’ve found the same components as the previous model, with the only change being the 16 GB of on-board flash memory.

“Unfortunately, the same construction means the same dismal repairability. All the issues from the previous ge