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Apple to Add Camera to 7th-Generation iPad Nano?



A leaked image of an iPod Nano case reveals a hole in the rear of the square-shaped music player suggesting that Apple may add a camera to the next revision of the Nano. Though the photo has appeared on the blog, the blog says that the authenticity of the image could not be verified. However, the blog does note that it has a successful track record of leaking images prior to releases of previous iPod devices.

Adding a camera to the next revision of the iPad Nano, currently a sixth generation device, would allow Apple to retain the basic form factor and not add more capacity or other changes.

Though Apple had added a touchscreen on the sixth-generation Nano, the company did not enable third-party iOS app support on the Nano, limiting the portable music player’s functionality to apps that Apple ships with the device. A seventh-generation Nano would probably continue in that tradition as Apple would seek to differentiate the low-cost music player from higher end offerings like the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Via: AppleInsider



  1. T.M.

    04/04/2011 at 1:26 pm

    iPod nano, not iPad nano.

    • Tennishacker

      04/04/2011 at 3:01 pm

      How can that typo make it all the way to the headline? Shouldn’t have that been caught by someone other than the readers?

  2. Anonymous

    04/05/2011 at 4:00 am

    Camera – meh… OK.
    Hopefully it is a better unit than the ones they stuck on the ipad2, which seem a very slight digital step above a cigar box with a pin-hole in it.

    I’d be happier if they added some variety in the clock faces/fuctions. Perhaps alarms and different faces.
    The availability of a functional digital ratcheting divers bezel would be handy/neat.

    Actually – with a camera and a wi-fi skype app or the like then BAM! – they have invented dick tracy’s wrist video phone!
    woooo hooooo !!!

    That would be kind of neat… especially with the aforementioned digital divers bezel please.

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