New iPod Nano May Sport Larger Display & Home Button Josh Smith07/10/2012 Apple may be prepping a major redesign of the iPod Nano, ditching the watch-friendly iPod Nano shape for a larger display and a home button. The new iPod Nano rumors come from Macotakara by way of AppleInsider, and include a rendering that looks similar to the iPhone Nano rumors from years past.Advertisement Macotakara’s “reliable Chinese source” claims the iPod Nano will no longer feature the square shape, but will feature a rectangular display and the iconic home button. Will the new iPod Nano feature a home button, larger display and the ability to run apps? iPad Nano with clickwheel.Advertisement The new iPod Nano report claims that the new version will feature a larger touchscreen, sitting somewhere smaller than the iPod Touch and iPhone’s 3.5-inch displays. The rendering above shows what the new iPod Nano might look like.Advertisement The details come from a source that has seen a leaked case for the new iPod Nano, a source who also suggests that Apple will launch this update in the fall. This new iPod Nano is said to be smaller than the iPad Nano with a click wheel, and thinner than the current square iPod Nano thanks to the removal of a clip. If Apple adds a decent size touch screen display to the iPod Nano, we might see apps targeting the smaller and cheaper iPod. The iPod Nano currently supports no third-party apps and runs a different version of iOS. While the source didn’t confirm the ability to run apps on a redesigned iPod Nano, a larger screen and new home button suggest apps are at least a possibility.Advertisement The new iPod Nano may ditch the look of the current iPod Nano. Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 5 in October and engineering samples suggest Apple is also working on an iPad Mini for a fall launch. Given all of the current rumors, Apple looks to be rounding out their product lineup for a major holiday push at all price points.