News has reached us that Apple is going to launch a new stunning media device called the gPod. This new portable media player from Apple has two major features: games and movies. Other improvements are enhanced battery life and bigger storage capacities.
The gPod is a bit bigger as Apple's iPod Photo but it features a built-in joystick and two buttons to make it a perfect game console. Its 65,536-color LCD display is also 0.5-inch bigger than the iPod photo. Specialists believe that this device could become a serious Sony PSP rival. Here's a quick look at some of the new features offered by the gPod:
Apple's gPod:Many leading game developers have announced to launch iGames versions of their best-selling games. Some rumours even suggest that 3D Realms has decided to finish Duke Nukem Forever to launch an iGames version - but that's just a wild rumour.
Available in 80GB and 120GB capacities. 2.5-inch (diagonal) 65,536-color LCD with LED backlight Built-in pocket Quicktime player to playback movies. Support for iGames. Audio support: AAC, Protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, WAV and AIFF. Photo support: JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD and PNG. Video support: MPEG-4, H.263, XviD and DivX. Batterylife: 16 hours of music playback and 6 hours of movie/games playback. Charges in 3 hours. Size (in inches): 4.6 x 2.8 x 1.35 Weight: 9 ounces.
The price of the gPod hasn't been disclosed yet but some more information and pictures about this amazing new iPod can be found here!