At least that’s what Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster is saying. Munster’s reasoning is that, as the touchscreen iPod will likely not now appear until next year, Apple needs to launch something eye-catching in time for the lucrative run-up to Christmas – and bigger capacity nanos fit the bill nicely.
Apple itself has hinted that iPod prices are due for a spot of pruning. “We expect [the average iPod selling price] to be down a little bit in the June quarter,” said CFO Peter Oppenheimer recently.
Apple to launch 8GB and 10GB iPod nano this Summer?
Posted on Sunday, Apr 23 2006 @ 08:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck