6GB WIFI IPods in the works?
Mainly influenced by Sandisk’s Sansa Connect, Apple are planning a re-spin on their range of Ipods. To be produced by Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) and assembled by Foxconn the new Ipod will have Wifi capabilities and a storage size of around 6GB. Shipments could be as early as May, pricing details are currently unknown.
Microsoft’s Zune has led to increasing development of Wi-Fi portable music players, with Singapore-based Creative and SanDisk showcasing such players at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Samsung and Sony are also planning to offer similar products, the sources indicated. Wi-Fi equipped players stand a chance of becoming the mainstream for all portable music models, the sources pointed out.